10 Foods Rich in Iodine (and Benefits)


10 Foods Rich In
Iodine and its benefits.

Iodine is natural
mineral which the body needs to produce important thyroid hormones.

The body needs these
hormones for brain development and bone growth in children.

This is also
important for adults as they help the body to control body temperature, the
heartbeat, weight balance, muscle contractions and more.

The minimum
recommended daily intake of iodine is 150mcg for adults, or 250mcg for pregnant
or breast feeding women.

Let’s take a look at
some of the best foods that you can eat to boost your iodine intake.


  1. Boiled Eggs: 1 Boiled egg
    contains 12mcg of Iodine.
  2. Strawberries: 130g of
    Strawberries contains 13mcg of Iodine.
  3. Tuna:  85g of Tuna contains 17 mcg of Iodine.
  4. Navy Beans:  65g of Organic navy beans contains 32mcg
    of Iodine.
  5. Raw Milk: 250ml of Cows milk
    contains 56 mcg of Iodine.
  6. Potato: 1 medium sized potato
    contains 60mcg of Iodine.
  7. Raw Yoghurt: 250ml of organic
    raw yoghurt contains 75mcg of iodine.
  8. Cod: 85 grams of wild caught
    cod contains 99mcg of Iodine.
  9. Cranberries: 100 grams of
    cranberries contains 400mcg of iodine.
  10. Sea Weed / Dried Kelp: 1
    tablespoon of kelp contains 2000mcg of iodine.


Simply adding a
mixture of these foods into your daily diet will boost your intake of iodine.

This will reduce
many health problems such as a fatigue, thyroid problems, irregular heartbeat,
dry skin, regular muscle pain, swollen salivary glands, dry mouth and poor
concentration.

Iodine also helps to
prevent cancer, as it causes cancerous cells to destroy their selves from
within, without harming healthy cells.

It is also vitally
important for the development and growth in children. A lack of iodine can
cause neuro degenerative problems and learning disabilities.

The brain needs
healthy source of iodine in order to develop properly and to use all of its
cognitive functions.

To learn more about
healthy sources of minerals and vitamins, please see our other videos.
























































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