Iodine Rich Smoothies for Underactive Thyroid Treatment

Hypothyroidism is a condition when the thyroid gland isn’t producing enough thyroid hormone for healthy maintaining the body systems. Iodine deficiency in the diet is often the cause of this disorder.

Hypothyroidism is treatable and can be diagnosed by blood test, but it is always a good way to help the body nourishing it with fruits, vegetables, as well as other foods rich in iodine, iron, zinc, and selenium.

All of these minerals are essential in proper thyroid function, and here are several smoothie recipes to help prevent and ease low thyroid disorder symptoms.

Cranberries Orange Smoothie

  • ½ cup chopped cranberries
  • ½ cup diced peach
  • 1 peeled and diced orange
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, cut in half
  • 1 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
  • ½ cup of water

Mix the water and the Greek yogurt and pour in the blender first. Then add the egg and the remaining ingredients. Blend for 20-30 seconds and pour into a large glass.

This smoothie is a great source of iodine, Vitamin C, dietary fiber, and dietary protein.

Spinach Apple Smoothie

  • 2 cup of chopped fresh or 1 cup of frozen spinach
  • 1 peeled and diced apple
  • ½ teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, mixed with ½ cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon nettle seeds
  • 1 hard-boiled quail egg
  • ½ cup diced avocado

Like all the smoothie recipes, pour the liquid into the blender first. Then add the other ingredients and blend for 20-30 seconds, or less, until everything is mixed and blended thoroughly.

All of the ingredients are a perfect combination of the essential minerals needed for proper thyroid function.

Kale Strawberries Smoothie

  • 2 cup of chopped kale leaves
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen Aronia (chokeberry)
  • 1 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon milled hazelnuts
  • 1 teaspoon milled flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey

Pour the Greek yogurt in the blender, then add the rest of the ingredients. Blend for about 20-30 seconds, then pour in a large glass and enjoy.

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By | 2019-08-27T21:35:40+02:00 October 4th, 2018|Health Tips|