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Iodine

Iodine

Iodine: Iodine is an essential trace element that works in conjunction with thyroid hormones and is vital for proper metabolism. Iodine is found in seafood, water, iodized salt, dairy products, and vegetables grown in iodine-rich soil.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Iodine

Adequate amounts of Iodine are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Iodine

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Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Iodine

Excessive intake of Iodine may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Iodine

Iodine: An element that is necessary for the body to make thyroid hormone. It is found in shellfish and iodized salt.
Source: National Institute of Health

Iodine: A nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
Source: Diseases Database

Iodine : nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90; it is a nutritionally essential element and is especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis; in solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
Source: CRISP

Iodine: Other Names

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