Updated: Aug 2
There is a compound called Goitrogens in foods, which is a substance that suppresses the thyroid gland by interfering with thyroid hormone production. As a compensatory mechanism, the thyroid will enlarge to counteract the reduced hormone production. This enlargement is also known as a goiter. You may have heard that you should avoid goitrogenic foods if you have a thyroid condition. This is only partially true, as all goitrogens are not created equally. Different goitrogenic substances are contained in various foods." more at http://thyroidpharmacist.com/articles/what-are-goitrogens-and-do-they-matter-with-hashimotos
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