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    iodine

    Iodine

    (as Potassium Iodide)


    Iodine by definition is: grayish-black in color. Seaweed has about a thousand times more iodine than all other foods. When used in the human body it serves as a medical tracer, for thyroid disease diagnosis, and therapy against Goitre. Goitre- abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from under-production or over-production of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet.


    BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH IODINE

    • Prevents Goitre
    • Controls the basic metabolism and oxygen consumption of tissues
    • Regulates the rate of energy production and body weight for proper growth
    • Improves mental clarity and promotes healthy hair, nails, skin, and teeth

    DEFICIENCIES OF IODINE MAY LEAD TO

    • Anemia, fatigue, lethargy
    • Slow pulse, low blood pressure
    • Tendency towards obesity
    • A serious deficiency may result in high blood cholesterol and heart disease