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Foods for a Healthy Thyroid: Hyperthyroid and Hypothyroidism | Dr. Neal Barnard Exam Room LIVE Q&A

Millions of people suffer from thyroid dysfunction. Could their diet be the problem?

Dr. Neal Barnard explains the role food can play in rejuvenating the thyroid as he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE.

The pair discuss the causes and evidence-based solutions for hyperthyroid and hypothyroid issues, including specific foods and nutrients such as iodine that can regulate the health of the gland.

Dr. Barnard also shares why Ceylon cinnamon may be particularly helpful for thyroid health during The Power Foods Focus segment.


- Understanding hyperthyroid and hypothyroidism

- The importance of iodine

- Avoiding weight gain with hypothyroidism

- Eating healthy after thyroid removal

- Ceylon cinnamon is good for your thyroid

- How to determine if high cholesterol is due to genetics

- Is black salt healthy?

- Tips to limit sodium when you don't cook

Chuck also remembers his loving mother-in-law, Shelby, who lost a six-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. This episode is dedicated to her.

Dr. Barnard is the author of The Power Foods Diet: The Breakthrough Plan That Traps, Tames, and Burns Calories for Easy and Permanent Weight Loss.

This episode is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through rescue efforts, veganism, and wildlife conservation.


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Date: March 26, 2024

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Who: Dr. Neal Barnard, Chuck Carroll, Dustin Harder, Stefanie Ignoffo

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