Hashimotos + total thyroidectomy

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Lee C.
Joined: 12/24/2014
Hi, Just had a total thyroidectomy and diagnosed with Hashimotos. I was wondering if anyone has the same or similar and finding success with nutrablast?
prettyprincess wrote: Hi, Just had a total thyroidectomy and diagnosed with Hashimotos. I was wondering if anyone has the same or similar and finding success with nutrablast?
I would avoid anything with gluten as Hashimotos and gluten sensitivity are usually linked. Even though you do not have a thyroid you still have to be aware of foods that contain goitrogens and try and limit the amount you eat on a daily basis. I'm assuming you are taking thyroid medication? If so, take the hormones as your Dr. prescribed (usually on an empty stomach at different times than meals) and limit or avoid foods that may interfere with absorption (soy and calcium supplements; and keeping fiber consistent). The goitrogens in these leafy greens disrupt natural hormone production. Some doctors feel it is ok for patients with underactive thyroid on thyroid medications to consume these foods while others say to limit them. In your situation, the thyroid is not functioning so the goitrogens would not further damage the glands. Therefore, these goitrogenic foods should be safe to consume. However, please consult w/ a dietitian or Dr. that knows more specifics about your health history for confirmation. If you wish to avoid them, there are several other options for ingredients to put in your NutriBlasts if you want to avoid these cruciferous veggies and they are noted at the end of this article along with two recipes you could try! http://www.nutriliving.com/blog/blasting-thyroid-health