Mineral Bottle

IODINE

Two thirds of your body's iodine is found in your thyroid gland. It is an important component of thyroid hormones-essential for reproduction. Since your thyroid also controls your metabolism, a lack of this micronutrient may show up in weight gain, lack of energy, and sluggish mental reactions. On the other hand, proper levels of iodine will help you diet by burning off extra fat, give you more energy, and heighten your mental sharpness. Iodine also promotes healthy teeth, skin, nails, and hair.

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Signs of Deficiency:

Sources:

RDA: 150 mcg for adults

Optimal Level: From dietary sources

Maximum: 1,000 mcg

Signs of Toxicity: Goiter (swollen thyroid)