Question: I am 8 weeks pregnant what foods to eat and avoid ( i have thyroid problem)
Answer: Hello dear, Please find the below mentioned diet chart to be followed during your Preganancy.
Tea/ milk/ healthmix with milk- 200ml
Idiyappam / Idlis / Chapathi / Dosa / Uttappam / Appam / Ragi (Idlis/Dosa/Idiyappam/Adai) / Green gram dosa / Rava Idlis / Kambu Dosa / Wheat dosa- 3 nos.
Venpongal / Upma / Vegetable Upma / Oats Upma – 1 cup +Chutney- ( Onion / Tomato / Mint / Coriander / Curry leaves / Coconut / Peanut)+Sambar / Veg Sambar / Veg Kurma ) +2 Boiled Eggs / Fruit Milkshake / Fruit Juice – 200ml
Whole Fruit- 1 / Soup (veg / non-veg) -1 cup / Mixed Salad – 1 bowl / Handful of Nuts, Mixed Sprouts – 1 bowl, Health Mix Laddu 3-4
Chapathi – 2-3 nos. / Rice – 1 cup + Vegetable Sambar / Vegetable Kurma / Veg Sambar ( Brinjal/Drumstick/ Radish / Lady’s finger/beans, etc) / Non- veg curry – 1 cup +Vegetable / Green leafy Poriyal – 1cup , Curd -100ml
Puffed rice with jaggery balls / Peanut burfi / vada – 3 to 4 pieces / Mixed salad / Mixed Sprouts / Sundal -1 bowl / Sweet Corn / Red rice flakes with milk – 1 bowl + Payasam ( sago, aval, green gram, vermicelli ,etc ) / Fruit juice / Milkshake / Milk / Almond milk/ health mix – 200ml
Idiyappam / Idlis / Chapathi / Dosa / Uttappam / Appam / Ragi (Idlis/Dosa/Idiyappam/Adai) / Green gram dosa / Rava Idlis / Kambu Dosa / Wheat dosa- 3 nos. Venpongal / Upma / Vegetable Upma / Oats Upma – 1 cup +Chutney- ( Onion / Tomato / Mint / Coriander / Curry leaves / Coconut / Peanut)+Sambar / Veg Sambar / Veg Kurma
Milk – 200ml
Eat small frequent meals.
Small frequent snacks
Foods prepared preferably by pressure cooking, steaming, boiling helps to retain nutrients.
Use jaggery, panagarkandu, karupatti instead of white sugar.
Include more fruits, vegetables and greens leafy vegetables in daily diet.
Salads are good with every meal.
Keep room well ventilated.
Drink plenty of water 3-4 litres
Eat any one vitamin-C rich foods immediately after your meal. (eg: orange, lime, sweet lime, guava, capsicum, amla)
Eat atleast 2 iron rich foods daily (keerai, jaggery, fig, peanut, red rice flakes, liver, whole egg, dry fruits ladoo)
Question: Which foods to avoid for thyroid during pregnancy??? Please suggest
Answer: You should take medicine on time
Avoid cabbage, cauliflower,
Question: What foods to avoid for thyroid during pregnancy
Answer: Hello dear, surely u should take medicine to keep ur thyroid level under control. U can also try dome natural remedied. These natural remedies boost hormone secretion and prevent thyriod effects on baby and mother.Take two spoons of pure coconut oil and mix it with a glass of milk. Drink it before bed time every night. It helps in promoting production of thyroid hormones and regulates hormonal levels naturally. .Vitamin A is very useful to treating thyroid in pregnancy. Add vitamin A rich eggs and carrots in regular diet as it naturally helps for normal thyroid glands functioning. Taking ginger tea is one of the best home remedies to cure thyroid . Avoid taking caffeine-tea, caffeinated or carbonated drinking during drinks.All B complex vitamins are effective to increase thyroid glands functioning. Eat more whole grains like barley, wheat, cereals, green vegetables, eggs to cure thyroid. One of the major reasons for thyroid during pregnancy is Vitamin D deficiency. Get natural source of vitamin D from sun. Stand in sun for 15 minutes a day and get yourself exposed to sun. Also, make a healthy diet for hypothyroidism with vitamin D rich foods.