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Iodine is an essential trace mineral found in the ocean and the soil. Since the early 1800s, chemists have isolated iodine to use medicinally when they recognized iodine’s direct effect on thyroid health. While not required in large amounts, it has a significant role in the body. It’s especially needed for healthy thyroid function.  

Traditional food sources of iodine include seafood and seaweed, which is why those living away from the coasts may be deficient. An insufficient iodine intake may lead to an enlarged thyroid or “goiter.” Since scientists discovered a lack of iodine was the cause of goiters, the United States government has promoted adding iodine to salt to prevent deficiency. Iodized salt is now the primary source of iodine for Americans. 

Wellness Iodine

Iodine with Kelp is created using Potassium Iodide for easy uptake by the thyroid gland. Kelp is brown algae rich in iodine, and vitamins and minerals, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, niacin, riboflavin, and choline.  This unique combination offers the trace mineral support the body needs for proper function.

Some of the researched benefits of iodine include the following: 

Finding a good, quality supplement that delivers what is promised on the label isn’t easy. To see our favorite recommendation, visit The Wellness Way store.

Iodine with KelpRemember, the Swiss watch of the body’s systems is a delicate balance! For more information, to test your systemic functions, and to discover possible triggers, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We can help you understand how your body is functioning and the best ways to support it! 

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Disclaimer: This content is for educational purposes only. It’s not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your Wellness Way clinic or personal physician, especially if currently taking prescription or over-the-counter medications. Pregnant women, in particular, should seek the advice of a physician before trying any herb or supplement listed on this website. Always speak with your individual clinic before adding any medication, herb, or nutritional supplement to your health protocol. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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