5 Foods that Provide You with Iodine

by Alesha Wilson
(Wilmington, NC)

A deficiency in anything that is needed by the body cannot be good. You will begin noticing some changes in your body, and underlying diseases may be causing them. If you are not getting enough iodine, you could develop goiter. To avoid that, here are some sources of iodine you might want to check:

1. Potatoes. It’s one of the vegetables you need to be familiar with. If you wash it before peeling, you will retain most of the nutrients it has, including iodine.

2. Yogurt. Yogurt is recommended to help get rid of bad bacteria in your stomach, but aside from that it is also a good source of iodine. You should go for organic yogurt because it contains more strains of good bacteria plus also has more nutrients to provide you.

3. Kelp. Along with other sea plants, kelp takes the salty iodine-rich taste of the sea. You can add this in your dishes and boost your iodine consumption while trying something new.

4. Dairy products. The natural composition of cheese and milk are certainly rich in nutrients, one of which is iodine. You will not go wrong with these food sources, although you need to be careful with your consumption if you are lactose intolerant.

5. Salt. As the name says, iodized salts have been added with more iodine for your benefit. However, this kind of salt lacks the other nutrients you will need, plus overuse might cause urinary tract infection and kidney stones. You could try Himalayan salt though, since it has other nutrients to provide.

There are also some fruits that have iodine. You could research some more to know which foods to consume that will give you not only iodine, but also the other minerals and vitamins needed by your body on a daily basis.

Alesha Wilson is a staff writer at RockwellNutrition.com. Rockwell Nutrition is a leading online retailer of Pharmax supplements.


Thank you Alesha for your information information. I appreciate you taking the time to write this article

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