Curd finds its place in the sun as it is one of the best foods for the thyroid gland. Dairy products, mainly yogurt, are very nutritious and help to fulfil the iodine requirements of the body. Iodine is needed for the optimal working of the thyroid gland.
2. APPLE, PEARS AND PLUMS
Apples, pears, plums and citrus fruits are abundant with pectins, which help with detoxifying the body of mercury, one of the most critical metals that have been connected to thyroid problems..
3. NUTS AND SEEDS
Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and nuts are rich sources of zinc. Low levels of Zinc have been associated with thyroid problems. Add to the salads or munch on these as snacks to replenish your body with zinc.
Beans and legumes are rich, not just in Zinc but fibre as well. These help to regulate the digestive system, especially the bowel movement and prevent constipation. Chickpeas are one of the healthiest options for thyroid problems.
5. GREEN TEA
It is known all over the world as a sure shot metabolism booster. Green tea has catechins, a kind of antioxidant that forces the fat cells to release the fat and help the liver burn off the excess fat.