ingredientsIt plays a major role in controlling metabolism and thus thyroid health.Iodine has been identified as an essential trace element. It has been shown to be an integral component of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine, required for normal growth and metabolism, and the efficient burning of calories and which regulates children’s growth and development. The thyroid hormones are required for normal growth and development of tissues such as the central nervous system and have a broader role in maturation of the body as a whole. They are important for energy production and oxygen consumption in cells thereby helping to maintain the body’s metabolic rate. And it is involved in the breakdown of proteins and fats, growth of hair and nails, and oxygen use by the cells.
This information has been gathered from the Australian Government’s Natural Health and Medical Research Centre, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, The UK Government’s Expert Group on Vitamins and Minerals, US’s Office of Dietary Supplements National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and a number of other reputable publications.
This information should not be used for self-diagnosis or self-treatment, and it is not meant to be substituted for medical advice.