Healthy Diet 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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83 15
Egg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

2
94 23
Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

3
52 9
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

4
54 10
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

5
53 11
Almond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

6
45 8
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

7
31 4
Pecan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

8
44 11
Orange is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

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

10
32 6
Cashew is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

11
36 9
Flax seed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

12
33 8
Cottage cheese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

13
29 8
Walnut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

14
26 6
Pear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

15
26 7
Salmon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

16
26 7
Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

17
25 7
Kidney Bean is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

18
26 8
Olive oil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

19
26 8
Pinto Bean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

20
21 5
Pumpkin Seeds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

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

22
24 10
Cabbage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

23
17 5
Cod is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

24
18 7
Peanut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

25
16 7
Tuna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

26
17 8
Radish is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

27
14 6
Halibut is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

28
15 7
Peach is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

29
18 11
Cauliflower is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

30
20 13
Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

31
6 1
Apple Cider Vinegar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism
MaryAnn Sciavillo-Lopez added Apple Cider Vinegar

32
5 1
Apple Cider Vin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism
MaryAnn Sciavillo-Lopez added Apple Cider Vin

33
10 8
Brazil nut is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

34
10 8
Hazelnut is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

35
9 7
Trout is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

36
12 11
Kale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

37
11 10
Brussels sprout is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

38
8 7
Crab is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

39
4 8
Lobster is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

40
3 13
Ghee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

41
7 20
Soy milk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism