WHO estimates that more than 800 million people (about one-fifth of the world’s population) are at risk for health problems due to a deficiency of iodine in foods produced in their areas.
Iodine is an essential trace element for humans, the daily rate of iodine is 150 mcg. Iodine is essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormones, which control the processes of development and functioning of the brain and nervous system, maintain body temperature and regulate metabolism. Low thyroid hormone levels can affect both the physical and the intellectual abilities.
Kelp iodine is a natural source of iodine from seaweeds, a vital trace element, and cellulose, which removes heavy metals and chemicals from the body. Iodine in the thyroid gland affects the entire body. Kelp is the most popular product among Japanese – recognized centenarians.
Kelp (Fucus veciculosis) is a rich source of natural iodine. Natural kelp iodine compensates the lack of iodine in the daily diet. Furthermore, kelp is a source of 12 natural vitamins (A, C, B1, B2, D, E, etc.), as well as essential amino acids. It contains a large number of essential human macro-and micronutrients (iron, sodium, calcium, magnesium, barium, potassium, sulfur, etc.), in the form which is best for digestion. Kelp iodine has a number of physiological properties: effects on cardiac contractility, has antithrombotic activity, prevents the development of rickets, osteoporosis, tooth decay, brittle nails and hair and has a restorative effect on the body. Kelp iodine is recommended as a therapeutic and preventive agent for diseases caused by iodine deficiency, thyroid disease, atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Due to the fact that iodine is toxic in large quantities, it should be taken after consultation with the doctor to suit individual body and diseases.
Now let’s summarize main functional effects of kelp iodine:
– Contributes to the normal functioning of the thyroid gland;
– Promotes normalization of metabolism;
– Has a stimulating effect on the immune system;
– Maintains hormone balance;
– Stimulates brain activity.
Indications for use:
– Diseases of the cardiovascular system;
– Thyroid disease;
– Metabolic disease;
– Diseases of the immune system;
– Impaired memory.
Individual intolerance. Avoid overdose. Take after consulting a doctor.