The healthiest natural source of iodine

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Iodine is a mineral found in some foods.

The body needs iodine to make thyroid hormones. These hormones control the body’s metabolism and many other important functions.

The body also needs thyroid hormones for proper bone and brain development during pregnancy and infancy.

Getting enough iodine is essential for preventing low thyroid hormone production and hypothyroidism.

Hypothyroidism means the thyroid gland is underactive and fails to secrete enough hormones into the bloodstream.

This causes the person’s metabolism to slow down. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder, and it is thought to affect around 6% to 10% of women.

Higher intake can increase the risk of side effects such as thyroid problems.

Iodine in larger amounts can cause metallic taste, soreness of teeth and gums, burning in mouth and throat, stomach upset, and many other side effects.

This video talks about the best plant-based source of iodine.

How much nori, dulse, or arame approximate the recommended daily allowance for iodine?

This is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.

This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

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