Category: Thyroid Function
• Iodine plays an important role in the functioning of the Thyroid gland. The thyroid is an organ located in your nack that regulates hormone function. This hormone controls metabolism, heart health, and more.
• Iodine is needed more during pregnancy. Iodine is linked to brain development in a fetus. whose birth mothers had an iodine deficiency during pregnancy were more likely to grow up with lower IQ and other intellectual delays.
• As with brain development, iodine during pregnancy is associated with healthy birth weight.