For a healthy body we need to eat healthy food. A lot of options in vegetables, fruits and nuts are available. But sometimes according to our health condition we have to choose some variety of food which is good to improve our health condition. Here we are talking about the people suffering with Thyroid. There are lots of option for them which may help them to balance their thyroid and improve metabolism.
1 . APPLES
Apples are a nice source of carbohydrate. They contain pectin, a type of fiber that aids digestion and, as a bonus, helps detoxify the body naturally.
2 . YOGHURT
Yoghurt is rich in Vitamin D and it protects you from thyroid. It is also rich in probiotics which helps to balance good bacteria in the gut that can be thrown off by thyroid disturbances.
3 . WHOLE GRAINS
The short-chain fatty acids in whole grains trigger the release of leptin, the satiety hormone, helping you to eat less. The high levels of fiber also slow down the blood sugar release and even out insulin spikes, all which means extra energy is used for digestion.
4 . GREEN TEA
Green tea is a good option to boost your metabolism. 4-5 cups of green tea daily may help you to reduce your belly fat very fast.
5 . OLIVE OIL
It helps to lose weight and maximize your metabolism. Extra virgin olive oil may also increase the blood levels of serotonin.
6 . LENTILS
Just one cup of lentils provides 35 per cent of your daily iron needs, plus protein and fiber, which aid in digestion.
7 . FULL FAT MILK
Milk is good source of calcium and also increases the metabolism.
8 . GARLIC
It supports blood sugar metabolism and helps control lipid levels in the blood. Eating garlic also helps to boost your immune system.
9 . CHOCOLATE
Chocolate nibblers have lower stress hormone levels and a more regulated metabolism than a control group. Here we are stressing upon the small amount of high quality dark chocolates.
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10 . AVOCADO
Avocado contains metabolism enhancing monounsaturated fat. It helps to increase metabolism.
11 . BROCCOLI
Broccoli has Vitamin C and calcium so it boosts metabolism. It also lowers the risk of cancer. One study found that the men who ate three half cup servings of broccoli per week have 41 percent decreased risk for prostate cancer.
12 . ALMONDS
It is the excellent source of nutrition needed by the thyroid. Almonds are rich in iron, selenium and zinc with essential B vitamins.
13 . COCONUT OIL
Coconut oil is being used as a healing food for long time. It contains fatty acids needed for metabolic function. These fatty acids are easily assimilated by the body and contribute to thyroid function, thyroid hormone production and regulating the metabolism.
14 . CINNAMON
It is good metabolism booster; it contains thermogenic properties, which means when you consume it, your body automatically starts to burn more calories throughout the day.
15 . SPINACH
Spinach is not only a good source of iron but it also a great metabolism booster. Spinach is a high fiber leafy green vegetable.
All the food mentioned above helps in thyroid and increase the metabolism some way or the other. It depends on us to choose the right food according to our healthy condition to keep ourselves healthy and fit.
( Kanchan Rastogi )