The most harmful and useful foods for the thyroid gland are listed

Many people around the world suffer from thyroid dysfunction. But there are certain foods

helping to solve this problem. The Turkish edition of En Son Haber spoke about them. Discuss

Most often, malfunctions of the thyroid gland are associated with the fact thatthat the body lacks some vitamins and minerals. This can be caused by malnutrition, lack of fruits and vegetables in the diet, inappropriate diet.

The most important vitamins and minerals that affect the functioning of the thyroid gland are vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, D, iodine, selenium, zinc.

There are also a number of foods that can reduce the risk of developing thyroid related diseases.

  1. Fish. Mackerel, salmon, trout, tuna containstyrosine, which helps to produce the necessary hormones. The liver of these fish is also considered a source of selenium. If you eat enough fish, you can get enough omega-3s, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin D.

  2. Walnuts. They contain not only amino acids, but also iodine, selenium, phytoncides, vitamins B, C, E, healthy fats. It is recommended to consume five kernels of nuts per day.

  3. Persimmon. Just one fruit a day will reduce the risk of developing diseases associated with the endocrine system. In addition, persimmon contains iodine, magnesium, iron, sodium, vitamins A, C.

  4. Apples. They help protect the thyroid gland from formationcancer cells. In order for these fruits to be as useful as possible, you need to eat them along with the peel and seeds. Apples also contain potassium, calcium, zinc, iron, selenium, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E.

  5. Spinach. It will provide the body with manganese, sodium, zinc, iodine compounds, phosphorus. Experts advise eating about 100 grams of spinach per day.

  1. Blueberries and cranberries. They contain iodine, and with regular use, they help to cope with hormonal failure in the thyroid gland.

  2. Prunes. This product has a laxative effect andenough calories. Therefore, it should be eaten in moderation. In addition, prunes contain many vitamins, antioxidants, magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc.

  3. Broccoli. This cabbage reduces the likelihood of developing cancer, but at the same time, it can interfere with the absorption of iodine. Therefore, make sure before using it that you do not have thyroid diseases.

  4. Seaweed. With just 60 grams of algae, youget the daily norm of iodine and the regular production of thyroid hormones in the body. In addition, the composition of algae includes magnesium, phosphorus, iodine, enterosorbent substances (they help get rid of harmful bacteria and toxins).

  5. Apricots and bananas. These fruits, like kiwi, avocado, figs, contain tyrosine. With a deficiency of this substance, hormones cannot be produced normally.

In addition to the above, there are foods and habits that you need to give up in order to maintain thyroid health. it sugar, fatty and fried foods, fast food, alcohol and smoking.