Do you have a good source for reliable information for someone who needs to follow a Low Iodine Diet?
This downloadable pamphlet from The National Institute of Health (NIH) will answer all your questions and give you helpful suggestions for what to eat for this specialized diet prior to receiving radioactive iodine (I-131) for a thyroid scan.
There is additional information, including a downloadable cookbook for the low-iodine diet, at www.thyca.org.
faq posted 11/04
These questions and answers are intended to be of a general informative nature. Please consult with the Registered Dietitian in your cancer center or your health care provider for nutritional advice that can be individualized to your specific medical condition.
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