Thyroid Disorders Community
Cauliflower
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to thyroid issues, goiter, Graves disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Human Growth Hormone (HGH), hyperthyroid, hypothyroid, metabolism, parathyroid, pituitary gland, thyroiditis, and thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH).

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Cauliflower

I have heard Cauliflower can be bad for hypothyroidism?

What effect does it have on TSH, FT4 and FT3 levels?
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
231441_tn?1333896366
Certain vegetables can suppress thyroid if eaten in excessive quantities; these include cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli.

However, when eaten in normal quantities these vegetables are not a concern and in fact are very nutritious when part of a healthy and varied diet.  Please do not avoid eating these vegetables.

Of more concern is soy.  Soy products have a much stronger thyroid suppressing effect than the above vegetables and should be avoided or strictly limited if thyroid function could be a concern.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
If they suppress thyroid hormones, does that also mean they'll keep TSH within range?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Thyroid Disorders Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Thyroid Answerers
649848_tn?1424570775
Blank
Barb135
FL
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
goolarra
Sisters, OR
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
gimel
MI
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
flyingfool
WI
657231_tn?1421251398
Blank
rumpled
Northern, NJ