ROLE OF DIET THERAPY IN THYROID PHYSIOLOGY- A SYSTEMIC REVIEW
Kaleem Ahmad* and Mohammad Tarik
Thyroid is a largest endocrine gland of the body situated in front of neck and secretes tetraiodothyronine (T4), triiodothyronone (T3) and calcitonine. Thyroid hormones have great impact on body physiological function. The normal level of thyroid hormones performs normal physiological function and abnormal level responsible for varieties of clinical manifestations in the body. Numerous number of substances involve in the synthesis, secretion, transport, conversion, and functioning of thyroid hormone that are come from diet. These substances enhance and suppress the functions of thyroid hormones. Therefore, need of a review on thyroid physiology in respect to diet therapy.
Keywords: tetraiodothyronine (T4), triiodothyronone (T3) and calcitonine.
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