Diet for Hypothyroid and Great Hair

ON WAKING UP 

  • 1 glass warm water with lime with 2-3 prunes 

FIRST MEAL - BREAKFAST 

  • 1-3 Egg white vegetable omelette. Recipe here
  • 1-3 egg white vegetable bhurji with 2 slices of multigrain bread. Recipe here
  • 2 medium sized protein patties (mixed sprouts boiled and churned +  lobia beans) Recipe here 
  • 2 medium sized protein patties (mixed sprouts boiled and churned + soya chunks / lobia beans). Recipe here
  • 2 moong dal paneer vegetable chilla (140gms of grated paneer) / 2 plain moong dal chilla Recipe here
  • 2 besan vegetable paneer chilla (140gms of grated paneer) / 2 plain besan chilla). Recipe here 
  • A bowl of mix sprouts chaat with ginger, blanched spinach and oats 
  • 2 medium ragi dosa with coconut chutney. Recipe here
  • 2 mix daal dosa (50% chana dal + toor dal+ mung dal + urad dal + masoor dal all 10% soak for 8 hours and then ground) + coconut chutney. Recipe here
  • A cup of vegetable poha with peanuts and pomegranate seeds. Recipe here

Other options can be Vegetable dalia (chopped carrot+peas+chopped coriander leaves) and Oats Upma (1 cup oats 1 cup rava or semolina half chopped carrot+half chopped beans+coriander leaves) and singhara flour methi stuffed paratha

SECOND MEAL - MID MORNING MEAL 

  • 6 overnight soaked Almonds 
  • 1 tablespoon of roasted flax seeds + black sesame seeds + ajwain seeds 
  • 1 tablespoon of mixed seeds (sunflower seeds + pumpkin seeds + chia seeds
  • 1 glass of coconut water 
  • A small bowl of fruit
  • A glass of buttermilk (3tbsp of curd + 1 cup water + spices and pinch of rock salt churn all well

THIRD MEAL - LUNCH 

  • 2 multigrain roti + 1 - 2 bowl of stir fried vegetables (cauliflower + carrot + French beans + flat beans + capsicum + tomatoes
  • A bowl of daal + A bowl of sabji + 1 glass of buttermilk 
  • A bowl of chana palak dal with 1tsp ginger and garlic + tomatoes. Recipe here 
  • A bowl of dudhi chana palak dal 
  • 1/2 cup quinoa with stir fried veggies. Recipe here 
  • 1 Jowar pocket with 1 protein patties and veggies with hummus. Recipe here 
  • A cup of buckwheat porridge with mung dal and palak-broccoli + garlic and other veggies. Recipe here 

FOURTH MEAL - EVENING SNACK 

  • 1 frui
  • 2 khakhra 
  • A cup of ghee roasted Makhanas 
  • 2 Egg whites 
  • 2 Wanuts + 2 Figs + 4 Cashews 
  • Moong sprouts chaat
  • Semolina halva with peanuts

FIFTH MEAL - DINNER

  • A large bowl of mixed vegetable soup. Recipe here
  • A large bowl of lentil sou
  • A cup of oats porridge with stir fried veggies. Recipe here
  • A medium bowl of saute tofu with asparagus and broccoli. 
  • A cup of vegetable bajra khichdi. Recipe here
  • 1 oats vegetable besan chilla with veg soup. Recipe here 
  • A cup of chicken soup with stir fried veggies. Recipe here 
  • 1/2 cup of steamed brown rice + small medium sized grilled / steamed fish with a cup of dal. 
  • 2 medium sized of vegetable quinoa patties. Recipe here

Remember, vegetables like cabbage, spinach, broccoli can disrupt thyroid gland functioning but a small portion size has no issue only once or twice a week. Other options can be mixed vegetable sabzi, ragi chapati, multigrain chapati.