Tired, sluggish, overweight, or irritable? You may have an iodine deficiency.
Iodine deficiency is a major cause of thyroid dysfunction and it’s estimated that 95% of people (based on test groups) are deficient in this important nutrient.
Do you use iodized salt? Read here to find out why that’s a bad idea.
- increases weight loss if hypothyroidism is present by increasing the basal metabolic rate (BMR); what we think of as metabolism
- eliminates cold hands and feet and low body temps, temperatures below 98.6 are not normal and always feeling cold are common signs of hypothyroidism and are also important for hormone health and fertility
- lowers blood cholesterol levels by increasing the breakdown of triglycerides
- responsible for growth of the nervous and skeletal systems along with human growth hormone and insulin; very important for children