Health Benefits Of Eating Iodine Rich Foods

Iodine Rich Foods

Iodine Rich Foods

Iodine is very important for several bodily features and processes, all of which stem from an individual key functionality of iodine that of preserving your thyroid gland doing the job properly. Iodine is an essential mineral that’s vital to the proper functioning of the thyroid. The thyroid gland is responsible for managing growth and metabolism.

Iodine Rich Foods :

Cranberries :
This antioxidant rich fruit is another great source of iodine. About 4 ounces of cranberries contain approximately 400/mcg of iodine. If you buy cranberry juice from the store, be aware of how much sugar it contains.

Organic Yogurt :
A natural probiotic, yogurt is an excellent iodine food you should add to your diet. One serving holds more than half of your daily needs. 1 cup contains approximately 90/mcg of iodine. Other than yogurt, here is a list of probiotic foods you should consider incorporating into your diet for added health benefits.

Strawberries :
Strawberries are an excellent source of nutrition all around. In addition to a single serving supplying 9% of your daily iodine requirement, they are also an excellent source of Vitamin C and Fiber. Strawberries also contain trace amounts of every essential mineral.

Milk :
Milk is usually the beverage of choice for anyone who’s worried about a calcium or Vitamin D deficiency. But milk also contains several other nutrients, including the essential mineral iodine. One cup of milk contains an impressive 56 micrograms of the mineral, or about 37% of what the average person must consume each day.

Potatoes :
The common potato is an easy addition to most meals and is one of the richest sources of iodine in the vegetable kingdom. Leave the skin on and one medium-sized baked potato holds 60/mcg of iodine.

 

 

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