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    Old 10-19-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
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    Hypothyroid-Broccoli and Cauliflower etc.

    I have read at various places that certain veggies can be goitrogenic . This gave me the impression that as a person with hypothyroid that I should not eat broccoli , cauliflower and other veggies of that class(cruciferous I believe). I want to eat well and get my veggies and I like cauliflower and broccoli and would like to have each several times a week. I saw that Mary Shomon , thyroid patient advocate , wrote that if you cook the broccoli and cauliflower then generally these veggies are not a problem . I asked my previous endo and she seemed disinterested and simply stated , once treated for your thyroid condition-eating these veggies shouldn't be an issue. Does anyone else have information on this?

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    Old 10-19-2007, 04:56 PM   #2
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    Re: Hypothyroid-Broccoli and Cauliflower etc.

    Yes, I've heard this many times and read it in at least 3 books about thyroid. I know I'm supposed to eat them cause I'm hyper. I don't know if raw is different. I know soy is not good for hypo either.

    Old 10-19-2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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    Re: Hypothyroid-Broccoli and Cauliflower etc.

    Raw can be an issue I've read but I haven't had issues personally. I eat lots of broccoli and cauliflower raw. I figure by now if they're having a bad effect on my levels, my meds are adjusted for it because my levels have been pretty even keel lately

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    Re: Hypothyroid-Broccoli and Cauliflower etc.

    That's right, supposedly if your levels are good then you can go ahead and eat anything, it won't matter. My doc said it's okay to have iodized salt, but I still avoid it. Certain fast foods make me "racy", even though my levels are closer to hypo now.

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