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Lactose Intolerant and Hypothyroid?

By on June 15, 2015 in Thyroid with 1 Comment
Lactose Intolerant and Hypothyroid?

Are you hypothyroid and have been told your T4 dose requirement is too high? Lactose intolerance can be one of the reasons you need a higher dose of thyroid replacement than what is typical. A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reported that those with lactos intolerance required 1.72 mcg/kg of T4 […]

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Cruciferous Confusion

By on March 18, 2015 in Thyroid with 0 Comments
Cruciferous Confusion

Did you skip out on the cabbage on St. Pat’s day because you read somewhere that cruciferous vegetables are “goitrogens” and bad for your thyroid? Is this true? Answer: Not exactly. What are cruciferous vegetables? Cruciferous vegetables to the family Brassica (see list below) and are low calorie nutrition power houses packed with fiber, vitamins, […]

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