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August 16, 2019 - Economic Times of India

Soya Consumption and the Thyroid Connection

Soya Consumption and the Thyroid Connection

Many people suffer from an underactive thyroid, known as hypothyroidism, while others suffer from an overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism.

Over the recent decade there has been a growing awareness of the multitude health benefits of a plant-based diet. Such a diet is associated with reduced risk for a wide range of diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, as well as a variety of cancers. A second concern pertains to the possible interactions between soya consumption and thyroid function. Here we will discuss recent research findings that in fact show a reduced risk for thyroid disease among consumers of vegan diets, as well as findings that allay concerns from soya consumption.

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