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October 2016

Lifestyle Thyroid Support

The ONE thing you need to know about brassica vegetables, goitrogens, and your thyroid

6th October 2016
brassica vegetables

You may (or may not) have heard rumours surrounding certain green veggies being a problem for your thyroid because they contain goitrogens, or are “goitrogenic”. Your doctor may (or may not) have asked you to avoid the brassica family – broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussel sprouts, cabbage, but not explained why.  Either way, you may well be feeling confused and wondering what these goitrogens are if they’re really an issue for your thyroid.…

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