- What is the benefit of Potassium Iodide?
Iodine is a necessary element in the thyroid’s production of thyroid hormones and is important for healthy thyroid function. A healthy thyroid is imperative to health. The thyroid gland controls how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to other hormones. The thyroid participates in these processes by producing thyroid hormones. These hormones regulate the rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of function of many other systems in the body.
- What kinds of foods contain iodine?
Sources of dietary iodine include seafood and sea weed. Trace amounts are also found in grains and plants if the soil where they were farmed contains iodine.