For the function of the thyroid gland, and thus the metabolism of the body needs Iodine.
The trace element takes on the food, but the supply of the population is not running optimally, explains the Verbraucherzentrale Bayern.
In order to provide sufficient Iodine, you should use in the household iodized salt and food to buy, are made in order – that is, for example, in the case of lots sold bread and baked goods in the case.
In General, a closer look at the ingredients list reveals whether or not a product contains iodized salt.
Much Iodine is in fish and seafood – one of these foods should come once per week on the table, rates of the consumer advocates. Milk and milk products are good sources of the important trace element.
The recommended daily amount in adults is 200 micrograms, in the case of Pregnant and lactating a little higher.
Children need, according to the German nutrition society with increasing age, more Iodine – from 13 years and adults the recommended dose is 200 micrograms.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
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