Cancer Protective Diet

Good Eats on the Low Iodine Diet!

Thyroid cancer is often treated with Radioactive Iodine Therapy, and it is very important for those undergoing this therapy to bring down the body’s iodine levels before they start. This means eating a low...

This in turn means avoiding most processed or packaged foods as these usually have iodized salt added to them. Also rich in iodine and to be avoided are foods like sea salt, seaweeds and sea vegetables, seafood, red dye #3, packaged baked goods, egg yolks and whole eggs, chocolate, potato skins, beans, soybeans, and soy products, and all dairy products.

There are still plenty of great-tasting, nourishing foods you can eat on this diet, like fresh fruits and veggies, nuts, seeds and nut butters and milks, healthy oils like olive oil,  and lean proteins. Below are some of our favorite recipes that just happen to fit into a low iodine diet. You’ll quickly see that it really doesn’t have to be dull.

Provencal Tomato Soup Recipe Image

Provencal Tomato Soup

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Mushroom Farrotto Recipe Image

Mushroom Farrotto

Rated 5 out of 5
30 min prep
Spicy Pasta With Kale & Almonds Recipe Image

Spicy Pasta With Kale & Almonds

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Papitas Caseras de Coliflor Recipe Image

Papitas Caseras de Coliflor

Rated 4 out of 5
15 min prep
Shredded Kale Salad With Dates & Almonds Recipe Image

Shredded Kale Salad With Dates & Almonds

Rated 5 out of 5
20 min prep
Carrot Soup Recipe Image

Carrot Soup

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Chipotle Braised Greens Recipe Image

Chipotle Braised Greens

Rated 5 out of 5
15 min prep
Pumpkin Seed Crusted Chicken Recipe Image

Pumpkin Seed Crusted Chicken

Rated 4 out of 5
15 min prep
Senegalese Peanut Soup Recipe Image

Senegalese Peanut Soup

Rated 4 out of 5
30 min prep
Pumpkin Posole Recipe Image

Pumpkin Posole

Rated 4 out of 5
15 min prep
Chicken & Potato Stew Recipe Image

Chicken & Potato Stew

Rated 4 out of 5
30 min prep
Thai-Style Sweet Potato Curry Recipe Image

Thai-Style Sweet Potato Curry

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Corn Chowder Recipe Image

Corn Chowder

Rated 5 out of 5
20 min prep
Maple Walnut Cookies Recipe Image

Maple Walnut Cookies

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Wilted Chard Salad with Walnuts Recipe Image

Wilted Chard Salad with Walnuts

Rated 4 out of 5
20 min prep
Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Image

Butternut Squash Soup

Rated 5 out of 5
15 min prep
Tahini & Apple Oatmeal Recipe Image

Tahini & Apple Oatmeal

Rated 5 out of 5
15 min prep

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