11th March 2009, 07:50 PM
milk & hypothyroidism
The following was in an email I received today....Thing is I drink about a pint of semi skimmed cow's milk per day...
Has anyone discovered that ordinary milk can cause a problem with the thyroid?
So why milk is causing Bruce's thyroid to lose its
The answer is an overload of a substance found in certain
This substance also naturally occurs in our body and is
found is foods such as broccoli, cabbage, almonds, onions,
turnips, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts.
Cigarette smoke is a source of it as well.
The thing with milk is that some cows are fed with rapeseed
which has as a constituent, yes, thyocynates.
And too much thiocyanate, has been found, decreases the
iodine content in the milk and, interferes with iodine
uptake by the thyroid gland.
11th March 2009, 08:09 PM