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Vegan Food Sources That Support A Healthy Thyroid

Vegan Food Sources That Support A Healthy Thyroid

This list of food sources contain minerals and vitamins to sustain healthy thyroid. The predominant nutrients to help thyroid function are iodine, selenium, zinc, copper, iron and multivitamins.

Minerals:

Iodine
Sea vegtables: Kelp, nori, kombu, dulse, arame, wakame, hijiki
Other Sources: Spinach, garlic, asparagus, mushrooms, squash, sesame seeds, lima beans

Selenium
Sunflower seeds, Brazil nuts, mushrooms, soybeans

Zinc
Sunflower seeds, brazil nuts, walnuts, pecans, almonds, peas, ginger (root), chickpeas, maple Syrup

Copper
Sunflower seeds, soy beans, shitake mushrooms, tomato paste, dark chocolate

Iron
Spinach, lentils, soybeans, white beans, pumpkin seeds, molasses

Vitamins:

Vitamin A (beta-carotene)
Asparagus, broccoli, carrots, kale, spinach, yams, squash

Vitamin C
Broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, kale, turnip, parsley, peppers, strawberries, guava, papaya, citrus, kiwifruit

Vitamin E
Peanuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, beans and soybeans, asparagus, leafy green vegetables, whole grains

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
Wild rice, wheat germ, mushrooms, almonds

Vitamin B3 (niacin)
Whole peanuts, wheat bran, rice bran

Vitamin B6 (pyroxidine)
Bananas, sunflower seeds, walnuts, beans

Healthy Living,

Jaclyn Rae

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