Tips for Hypothyroidism
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Consuming vitamin E-rich foods may help combat the stress that hypothyroidism places on the body’s antioxidant defenses. Vitamin E may protect cells from oxidative stress associated with hypothyroidism.

The body’s antioxidant status represents its ability to ward off intruders that can threaten the immune system and speed up the aging process. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that may help the body defend itself against intruders threating the immune system. 

Sources of vitamin E include nuts, seeds, spinach, vegetables, and fortified cereals. Just like the other fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and K, vitamin E shouldn’t be taken in supplement form, unless advised by your doctor. Excessive intake of fat-soluble vitamins can be hazardous to your health.

Tips Designed by:
Anna Lepeley PhD, CSCS, CISSNRead bio »
Tips Designed by:
Anna Lepeley PhD, CSCS, CISSN Read bio »


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Anna Lepeley, PhD, CSCS, CISSN
Dr. Anna Lepeley has a PhD in Exercise Biochemistry and Nutrition research. She specializes in exercise, nutrition and dietary supplements along with their effects on overall health. Dr. Lepeley is a Nutrition and Exercise Science professor and lecturer at national and international conferences. She is the published author of "Stop it: 18 habits that hinder your libido and make you fat", providing nutrition, exercise and hormone health information for men and women of all ages.