Low iodine diet

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diet low calorie and cancer

  • By cancer1 · New reply December 19, 2013
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  • Dr. want me to go on a 700-1000 calorie diet as she said it would be good for my cancer--anyone heard of this ...

Couple LID Questions???

  • By sanibelsharon · New reply December 19, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • I am starting the lovely LID diet on Dec 23rd! YAY ME! 1. Can I drink poland spring bottled water? I read somewhere distilled is best. 2. I was checking out various pastas made by Price and Barilla and ...

Lid and the sea

  • By Lulla2 · New reply December 17, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I should probably google this but - I read that in some parts of the world low iodine levels cause hi incidence of thyroid disease, and this can be worsened if locations are inland, hence not benefitting ...

i need help

  • By sal34111 · New reply December 15, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • i havent been educated on anything after my total thyroidectomy,my surgeon just said ,dont use a salt shaker,and to buy the artificial salt... what am i to do,ive been getting my bloodwork done every ...

Family Watchdogs

  • By SherriAC · New reply December 15, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Hi everyone! I am new here, I have been browsing and I have found so much information, I wish I had joined months ago. I am on day 14 of the LID and I had my Radioactive Iodine Dose, the big one, yesterday ...

Oops ate a couple sweets for the holiday

  • By lisawilm · New reply December 15, 2013
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  • Preparing for my second body scan. Unfortunately around the holidays. I've eaten a few sweets (too tempted). Do you think the egg amount in it is ok ...

Baking Soda and Low Iodine Diet

  • By Joe2836 · New reply December 15, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • Is it ok to use baking soda as an underarm deoderant while on the LID? I'm wondering how much iodine, if any would get absorbed by the body. The ATA says to avoid foods high in baking soda while on the ...

LID choices

  • By jyinger · New reply December 12, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • So: foods cooked with or containing soybean oil are ok, but soybeans are not? Dairy products would be ok if we knew that the cows teats hadn't been cleaned with a solution containing iodine? Coconut milk ...


  • By mommawools · New reply December 11, 2013
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  • Good News! We are moving forward with my daughters RID! I wanted to do something special for her because this hasn't been the easiest road. I was thinking I had read Sorbet is okay. Any thoughts? She ...

Continue Low Iodine Diet after RAI?

  • By Twiley58 · New reply December 8, 2013
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  • My doctor has instructed that I continue the low iodine diet for 10 days after RAI. Is that what others were instructed to do ...

Okay, I need some help

  • By mommawools · New reply December 4, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • I honestly am not sure where I should post this. My daughter has been on off her meds & on the LID for 2 weeks. She was suppose to receive her diagnostic dose of Radioactive Iodine Friday, Scan Monday ...

Starbucks Valencia Orange Refresher during LID

  • By antmad · New reply November 27, 2013
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  • I'm doing my best not to eat out during LID. However, i do miss my Valencia Orange Refresher from Starbucks. Has anyone had this beverage during their LID diet ...

LID question regarding coke

  • By ProfsChimpo · New reply November 27, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I just started my second LID, and so far it isn't nearly as bad as it was last year. However, I can't for the life of me remember what to do regarding Coke (or dark sodas in general). I was told that ...

cold meds and LID

  • By ElsaT · New reply November 27, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Is there any cold meds I can take while on LID ...

Lawry's Seasoning Salt

  • By bnovak · New reply November 26, 2013
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  • My husband called Lawry's for me today to find out if their seasoning salt contains iodine or sea salt. He was told that it does not. I love this seasoning and use it on all my cooked meats, baked or ...

Ground sausage?

  • By mandyquilts · New reply November 26, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • does anyone know if it's safe to use ground sausage on the LID? Wanted to put it in my stuffing this year ...


  • By abear1 · New reply November 26, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • A lot of people have mentioned eating butter on the LID. Isn't butter made from cream, which is a dairy? Or is cream considered a fat ...

Calcium Chloride and LID?

  • By mommawools · New reply November 25, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Is this okay? I want to make pasta sauce for my daughter and have some Hunts No Salt Added Whole Peeled Plum Tomatoes. It says Less than 2% of Calcium Chloride. Can I use them? mommawools ...

Low iodine diet

  • By Jill1203 · New reply November 25, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Any good recipies or suggestions. Have to do it again in 2 weeks for 2 weeks before my yearly body scan ...

well meaning torture

  • By abear1 · New reply November 24, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Day 1 of LID (yesterday): some well-meaning girls we go to church with brought us chocolate cream pie. Day 2: a good friend brought by pumpkin rolls. Dadgum this diet is hard around the holidays! Thank ...

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