Iodine Is a Crucial Trace Mineral That’s Necessary for Optimal Health

(Kristine Payne) Iodine is one of nature’s most important trace minerals for human health, but it’s also one of the most frequently overlooked. Though iodine deficiency was once rare in North America, where we typically enjoy a wealth of healthy foods, it’s now a growing problem across the planet. Today, up to one-third of the world’s population is at risk of iodine deficiency. (Disclaimer: This article contains in-house links to related iodine products that help support our publishing operations.)

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A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, and More

(Dr. Edward F. Group) Iodine is a critically important nutrient that we all need. In women and men, iodine is used by the thyroid to produce T3 and T4 hormones, which manage metabolism. Iodine also supports digestion, bone development, muscle control, and heart and brain function.

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