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You've probably heard of iodine before, but what is iodine and what is it used for? You may remember from chemistry class, iodine is a chemical element of the periodic table with the symbol I and atomic number 53. But Besides knowing the physical properties of iodine, you may not be aware of exactly what iodine is and the immense history behind the use of this vital element. From the various types of iodine to the amount required for optimum health, there is a lot to know about this water-soluble […]

The health benefits of iodine have been known for years. But where does a person start? Is all iodine the same? What does it even do? Whether you regularly supplement with iodine or have yet to begin, this webinar is for you. Dr. Group will explain exactly what iodine is, why it's essential for good health, and how to enjoy its benefits immediately. In this webinar, you'll learn... The relationship between iodine and the thyroid gland Why iodine is necessary for a healthy metabolism and hormone levels The importance of […]

Iodine deficiency is a global health issue. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates over two billion people may be iodine deficient, with up to 50 million of them suffering from serious symptoms of iodine deficiency, such as brain damage.[1] Once a rare concern in the Western world, this imbalance is on the rise in North America. This may be related to modern industrial agricultural practices and a lack of minerals in the soil.[2] Environmental pollutants have robbed the soil of nutrients, and this translates into poor iodine content in foods.[3] […]

Although scientists have yet to determine the exact origin of autism, some research has shown a potential link between iodine deficiency and autism.[1] Because of this, many alternative health care practitioners are looking at methods that involve nutrition, detoxification and iodine supplementation. Over the past two decades, the incidence of autism spectrum disorder rates among children has skyrocketed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one out of every 88 children in the U.S. will display autistic symptoms.[2] This is astonishingly high. (more…)

It is not an understatement to say our existence, and the quality of our lives depends on having adequate iodine levels.[1] Despite this, mainstream medicine generally ignores the importance of this element. The following fifteen facts will reveal how important iodine is and how much better your life can be with balanced levels of this life-giving element. Facts About IodineLength: 2 minutes 15 Must-Know Facts About Iodine 1. Iodine Is an Essential Element The thyroid creates hormones to regulate metabolism and cellular function. The two most important hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) […]