The Low-Iodine Diet (LID) is a short-term diet that most doctors recommend to help papillary and follicular thyroid cancer patients become “iodine hungry” prior to scanning or treatment with radioactive iodine. The following documents are free:
For a handy one-page summary of the LID:
For a general overview and quick summary of the LID, without downloading the entire cookbook, please refer to the Low-Iodine Diet Quick Guide:
For a one page document on how to read salt labels:
For the entire Low-Iodine Cookbook:
To request a copy of the Cookbook be mailed to you, please write us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at +1-877-588-7904 and leave a message. Be sure to leave us your complete mailing address and let us know when you will be starting the LID.
For parents and children coping with thyroid cancer who need help with the LID, please refer to Appendix D on page A-4, towards the back of the 9th Edition Low-Iodine Diet Cookbook in English.
For a week’s worth of budget-friendly and nutritious LID recipes, please refer to Appendix B on page A-2 towards the back of the 9th Edition Low-Iodine Diet Cookbook in English.
The Index of Recipes found in Appendix E on page A-6 towards the back of the 9th Edition Low-Iodine Diet Cookbook in English will provide you some details on finding recipes that have international flavors, are vegetarian or vegan friendly, are easy to prepare and are kid-friendly.
To see a listing of all low iodine diet recipes we’ve collected over the years, please go to our Recipedia.
Last updated: June 10, 2022