Iodine is a trace element that is essential for several metabolic functions in the body. It is vital in the regulation of thyroid hormones which go on to support several vital metabolic functions, in fetal development, cognitive functioning, improving immune health and so on. Signs of iodine deficiency includes thyroid disorders such as Hypothyroidism, enlarged thyroid gland, weakened immunity, weight gain, hair loss on more. A common notion is that iodized salt is the only source of iodine but did you know that there are several other food sources of iodine.
Dr. Anshul Gupta discusses all about iodine including the food sources of iodine.
00:20 What is Iodine?
00:43 Benefits of iodine
01:35 Iodine in high doses is harmful
02:05 Symptoms of iodine deficiency
03:10 Iodine Rich Foods
03:14 Seaweed is rich in Iodine
03:45 Seafood is rich in Iodine
04:02 Dairy and cottage cheese are rich in Iodine
04:43 Egg Yolks are rich in Iodine
05:30 Prunes are rich in Iodine
05:56 Vegetables rich in Iodine
06:15 Green leafy vegetables are a rich source of iodine
06:33 Iodized salt for iodine
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Dr. Anshul Gupta Md Is a Board-certified Family Medicine Physician, With Advanced Certification In Functional Medicine, Peptide Therapy, And Also Fellowship training in Integrative Medicine. He Has Worked At The Prestigious Cleveland Clinic Department Of Functional Medicine As Staff Physician Alongside Dr. Mark Hyman. He Believes In Empowering His Patients To Take Control Of Their Health And Partners With Them In Their Healing Journey.
He Now Specializes As A Thyroid Functional Medicine Doctor, And Help People Reverse Their Unresolved Symptoms Of Thyroid Dysfunction.