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Strawberries Interfere with Thyroid Function?

I picked up a booklet in the supermarket that contains recipes, coupons and mini-articles on various subjects. One of the articles in this weeks booklet was on strawberries and I was surprised to read the following:

"If you've got thyroid problems you'll want to stay away from strawberries. They contain goitrogens and oxalates".

Wow am I the only one who didn't know this? I eat strawberries every day with my cereal.

So now I'm worried and look up information online. The following link was very interesting. I didn't know this, but there is a whole list of foods containing these goitrogens. Most of which I eat on a regular basis.

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=george&dbid=47

Do all of you stay away from these foods? Another article said it is not necessary to stay away from these foods unless they cause problems. Any thoughts?
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I've heard about the soy products being bad, but I haven't seen any of the other stuff mentioned on that site. Interesting.
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I just bought 2 pints of strawberries. I've never heard anything about them interfering with thyroid....  interesting stuff!  
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But wouldn't this be a positive for cancer patients since their TSH needs to be supressed to keep the cancer away???
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You make a good point. It would seem to be a positive. When I get a chance I am going to search for more articles. I need to know more about this.
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