Energy, Iodine and Your Thyroid

How is your energy? Fatigued? Are you taking thyroid medication?

Iodine is an element that is needed for the production of thyroid hormone. The body does not make iodine, so it is an essential part of your diet. Iodine is found in various foods (see Table 1). If you do not have enough iodine in your body, you cannot make enough thyroid hormone.

Worldwide, iodine deficiency affects about two billion people and is the leading preventable cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities and fatigue.

Read here to understand more about whether or not you have an iodine deficiency.

Some table salt is toxic. Commonly purchased iodized salts, available at supermarkets or sitting on the table of your favorite restaurant, have synthetic chemicals added to them. These chemicals include everything from manufactured forms of sodium solo-co-aluminate, iodide, sodium bicarbonate, fluoride, anti-caking agents, toxic amounts of potassium iodide and aluminum derivatives. It may come as a shock, but most table salt is not only unhealthy but can sometimes be toxic.

Some options:

Real Salt by Redmond is an unrefined ancient salt with a full complement of good for you trace minerals. Real Salt is the only pink sea salt mined in America and has been since 1958. It comes from an ancient seabed deep beneath Central Utah that has been protected from pollutants for millions of years.

The Celtic Sea Salt® Gourmet Seaweed Seasoning contains 350 mcg of iodine per ¼ tsp. It's a truly natural, iodine-rich sea salt. Taking iodine is another option. I take two drops a day in water.

Here is a guide to the 9 kinds of salt so you can make the best decision for your body. We use both pink Himalayan salt - it doesn't have recommended iodine in it, so we take 2 drops of iodine per day.

Of course, the final story here is, can your body manage and metabolize the iodine you do ingest?

Come in for a scan and find out! If your body cannot manage or metabolize iodine, I have corrective infoceuticals to correct that in your body so you can absorb the iodine you need to have a healthy thyroid!