Iodine

Iodine

iodine

Iodine is is an essential component of the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). The thyroid hormones are important for growth, development, metabolism, and reproductive function.

Iodine - Found in:

Fish, Shrimp, Wakame, Salt,
References 
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Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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About Kelley Herring

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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