A source of iodine. Capsules Take 1 capsule daily with a meal.
Kelp is one of the best sources of iodine, a mineral necessary for thyroid health. It is a good source of other minerals as well, including potassium,magnesium, calcium and iron.
Recommended Daily Allowance: 290 mcg
Food Sources: Iodized table salt, seafood, bread, dairy products, seaweed.
Causes of Deficiency:
A diet low in iodine-rich foods.
Symptoms of Deficiency: Obesity, sluggishness and hypothyroidism.
The body uses the trace mineral iodine to make the thyroid hormones that regulate growth, development, reproduction, body temperature and metabolism. Rich in iodine, kelp can be beneficial in cases of obesity caused by iodine deficiency and hypothyroidism. Iodine may also help treat cyclic breast pain.