WHAT IS A GOITROGEN?
Most goitrogens are naturally-occurring chemicals that are ingested in foods or drugs. These chemicals can interfere with thyroid function in different ways. Some compounds induce antibodies that cross-react with the thyroid gland; others interfere with thyroid peroxidase (TPO), the enzyme responsible for adding iodine during production of thyroid hormones. . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Which Goitrogen Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet And Why