iodine

Iodine: A Nutrient Guide

Iodine is an essential trace element present in a variety of foods. It is necessary for the production of thyroid hormones. Iodine deficiency has decreased in many countries due to the introduction of iodized salt and the importation of outside food into areas with iodine-poor soil. However, some groups are still at risk for iodine deficiency. 

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Title Iodine: A Nutrient Guide
Reading time 10 minutes
Published June 14, 2021

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