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Iodine


RDI - 150 mcg

Two-thirds of the iodine in the body is in the thyroid gland. There are elements in raw cabbage (when eaten in excess) which can prevent proper utilization of iodine.

 

Promotes: Mental alertness; proper growth; healthy hair, nails, skin, teeth; more energy; improves learning ability; essential to the development and function of the thyroid gland.

 

Deficiency Symptoms: Slow mental reaction; weight gain; lack of energy; goiter; hypothyroidism; enlargement of the thyroid gland; elevated cholesterol; heart failure; dry hair; physical and mental retardation.

 

IU = International Units

mg = miligrams

mcg = micrograms

 

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