Benefits of Iodine
Written by Jessica Smith   
Sunday, 04 October 2009
 Recommended Intake

    * Males and Females ≥ 19 years: 150 ug/day

What's Iodine for?

* Required for the production of thyroid hormones, which control energy metabolism
* Prevents goiters and cretinism (mental and physical retardation)

Best Food sources

* Iodized salt, seafood, iodine-fortified bread, dairy products