Dieting The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism  

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List of the best food for hypothyroidism, as ranked by health care professionals and Ranker users. Hypothyroidism is condition when a person’s thyroid is underactive, causing weight gain, fatigue, depression, muscle weakness, and unexplainable pain in the joints. The condition is unfortunate because it’s not only painful but can affect your appearance through weight gain, puffy face,and even yellowing of the skin. While it’s important to keep on doctor prescribed medication to treat hypothyroidism, a strict healthy diet is also vital to keeping the symptoms at bay. Those with hypothyroidism need to stay away from caffeine, sugar, and refined carbohydrates.

Foods that are rich in nutrients like vitamins D, A, and B, iron, zinc, copper, iron, omega-3 fatty acids, and more can fight some of the symptoms of hypothyroidism including painful joints. Many foods with protein, such as fish and nuts, are also helpful in regaining normal tissue function. Meanwhile foods, with healthy fats like avocados and peanut butter can give you the healthy cholesterol needed to balance thyroid hormones.

What are the best foods to help treat hypothyroidism? If you have the thyroid condition and want to help reduce the negative symptoms, the foods on this list have the nutrients needed to become a healthier person overall. If you know of a food that combats hypothyroidism and isn't on the list of top foods to treat hypothyroidism, make sure to add it.

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94 20
Egg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

2
64 9
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

3
105 26
Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

4
62 10
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

5
61 12
Almond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

6
50 8
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

7
35 5
Pecan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

8
48 12
Orange is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

9
37 7
Cashew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

10
41 10
Sunflower Seeds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

11
40 10
Flax seed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

12
35 9
Cottage cheese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

13
30 7
Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

14
28 6
Pear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

15
29 7
Salmon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

16
29 8
Olive oil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

17
27 7
Kidney Bean is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

18
30 10
Walnut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

19
27 8
Pinto Bean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

20
23 5
Pumpkin Seeds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

21
23 6
Parsley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

22
26 10
Cabbage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

23
18 5
Cod is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

24
19 7
Peanut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

25
18 7
Tuna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism