Diet tips: What should thyroid patients eat

People who are suffering from thyroid disorder should take extra care while deciding on their menu.

By Irengbam Jenny | Updated: Nov 21, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

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New Delhi: A proper diet is essential to lead a healthy life. This certainly implies that you must watch what you eat. People who are suffering from thyroid disorder should take extra care while deciding on their menu.

Here are some diet tips for thyroid patients:

One should take food that has high fibre content to control the thyroid problem.

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Include more of green and leafy vegetables in daily diet.

Foods like curd, fish, meat, eggs, radish, and oatmeal should be taken regularly as healthy diet is essential in controlling thyroid disorder.

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Drinking of coconut oil also helps in improving the function of thyroid hormone.

One should avoid eating more of fats and carbohydrate.

Eat lots of seasonal fruits as it will help in improving the thyroid disorder.