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And, keep in mind that everybody is different so that which foods may exacerbate or worsen your symptoms will be a matter of trial and error. A final word—because everyone has unique dietary needs, such as high cholesterol, vegetarian, or gluten sensitivity, you should talk to your doctor or ask for a referral to a registered dietitian to get some guidance about creating a meal plan that meets your needs and gives you more of what you like while avoiding the foods that worsen your Graves disease symptoms. Endocrine Community. Email Print Discuss. Written by Robert M. Sargis MD, PhD. Published May