On today's Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz discusses suppements that increase your energy as well as general health. One of the supplements he spoke about was an essential nutrient that aids in metabolic regulation as well as thryoid regulation. What is this supplement that promotes overall health? Iodine!

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What is Iodine and Why Should I Take It?

Iodine is an essential nutrient that aids in the regulation of thyroid hormones as well as regulates the matabolic rate in which we break down food to nutrients and shuttle them to the necessary pathways. Iodine deficiency has been linked to birth defects such as mental retardation due to the body not having enough of Iodine to carryout essential processes for thyroid and hormone regulations and development.

How Much Iodine Should I Take?

For Best Overall Health is is recommended to take between 15–20 mg of iodine.

Where Can I Buy Iodine or Products Containing Iodine?

We have Solaray Kelp that contains Iodine and Folic Acid for only $5.96 here!

By Tony Brettman