Healthilife Sea Kelp is the best iodine supplement as it has a rich amount of iodine that ultimately helps in improving iodine deficiency.
Iodine deficiency can lead to a number of disorders such as an enlargement of the thyroid gland, therefore iodine levels must be maintained.
Sea kelp – supplement for iodine deficiency provides enough iodine to the thyroid gland, a gland that is present in our neck and performs some important functions of the body.
Most importantly it is involved in burning calories. Therefore low levels of iodine can lead to hypothyroidism and weight gain.
Iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones T3 (Triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine). These hormones are produced by the thyroid gland to perform various body functions.
Sea kelp provides iodine that is required for the process of metabolism (a process by which the nutrients are converted into energy).
Sea kelp is a natural iodine supplement that helps in the proper functioning of the brain.
Insufficient iodine can cause goiter (enlargement of the thyroid gland). This can further lead to frequent coughs and difficulty in swallowing/breathing. Sea kelp is also used as a supplement for an enlarged thyroid.
C kelp tablets are helpful for motor and intellectual disabilities.
Iodine helps in the production of thyroid hormones and these hormones help to promote heart health.
Thyroid hormones also work on muscles and nerves to keep them strong.
Iodine deficiency leading to hypothyroidism can result in thin and brittle hair causing a lot of hair fall and baldness.
Iodine deficiency also leads to dryness of the skin.
Sea kelp contains iodine extracted from a natural source called sea kelp (a sea vegetable containing a variety of vitamins and minerals, mainly Iodine).
The iodine obtained is pure and uncontaminated.
A suitable vegan iodine supplement.
Each bottle of Sea kelp contains 250 tablets.
Contains 300 mg of powdered sea kelp
Each Sea Kelp tablet contains 245 ug of iodine.
Contains no added sugar, starch, yeasts, colorings, or preservatives.
Take 2 tablets daily as a food supplement with a little liquid before food.
*do not exceed the recommended intake.
Sea kelp powder (Ascophyllum nodosum), stearic acid.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Causes Iodine Deficiency?
There could be various reasons such as poor iodine intake, surgical removal of the thyroid gland, irradiation destroying some part of the thyroid gland, congenital deficiency, and certain medicines.
Which Foods Provide Iodine?
- Dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese, eggs)
- Iodized salt
- Cruciferous vegetables (spinach, broccoli, cabbage)
What is Hypothyroidism?
The under activity of the thyroid gland and low production of thyroid hormones mainly due to insufficient iodine or autoimmune disorder.
What Are The Symptoms Of Iodine Deficiency/Hypothyroidism?
Fatigue, weakness, dry skin, hair fall, weight gain, feeling colder than usual, changes in heart rate.
Is Iodized Salt Good?
Yes, it helps to make hormones that have important functions like regulating heartbeat, maintaining blood pressure, metabolizing fats, maintaining hydration levels and electrolytes. However hypertensive patients must be careful with their salt intake.
What Are The Tests To Diagnose Thyroid Problems?
To determine thyroid issues, hormone levels of T3, T4, and TSH are determined in blood.
What Is Hyperthyroidism?
Caused by the overactivity of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland produces hormones T3 and T4 in excess. It could be due to excessive iodine in diet or other medical conditions. It can lead to weight loss as the body’s metabolism is abnormally fast.
Is Sea Kelp For Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism Both?
No. Sea kelp is used to treat iodine deficiency as it supplies iodine to the body. In hyperthyroidism, iodine is restricted. It is a great product to treat hypothyroidism.