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Importance of Iodine

Posted on Mar 13, 2013 in Chronic Disease, Environment, Health & Wellness

Iodine is a mineral known to be important for thyroid function. However, doctors are rarely taught how important adequate iodine intake is. The thyroid gland affects a huge list of functions in the body, and iodine is needed for proper thyroid function. Along with thyroid function, iodine is important for a whole host of reasons. Iodine is a mineral similar to calcium and magnesium. It is associated with the ocean and is found in large amounts in seaweed. It is also found in other plants and animals from the sea. Countries that depend on significant dietary intake of seafood and seaweed,...

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