Thyroid issues

What to eat when having Thyroid? I am taking 25mcg eltroxin since many years. Need to know what food to avoid.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Hello, you need to take medications regularly , Many common foods and supplements contain compounds that interfere with thyroid functions. Certain vegetables like Cruciferous vegetables that are rich in fiber like broccoli, cabbage, spinach, kale, soy-rich foods and Brussels sprouts can inhibit thyroid drug absorption. Some forms of hypothyroidism are caused by a lack of sufficient iodine. In such cases, using iodized salt or iodine-enriched foods can be beneficial. 
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