The RDA for iodine was based on the amount of iodine/iodide needed to prevent goiter, extreme mental retardation and hypothyroidism. The optimal requirement of the whole human body for iodine has never been studied. Read More
Iodine is a trace mineral produced by the body that is essential for normal growth and development. Read More
Thyroid diseases affect about 2.5 percent of Americans, or some 6.5 million people, most of whom are women. Read More
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