Published on August 2, 2013, Last Updated on September 28, 2015
A bottle of iodine. Iodine is an essential element that helps support thyroid health and help fight harmful organism.It is not an understatement to say our existence, and the quality of our lives depends on having adequate iodine levels. In spite of this, mainstream medicine generally ignores the importance of this element. The following fifteen facts will reveal not only how important iodine is, but how much better your life can be with balanced levels of this life-giving element.
The thyroid creates hormones to regulate metabolism and cellular function. The two most important hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) require iodine for formation. Without iodine, the thyroid under-produces these hormones leading to hypothyroidism and other metabolic disorders.