Post by Rupali Datta, RD on Wednesday, November 9, 2022
WHAT: Iodine is a trace element. Our body is dependent on food for meeting its needs.
FUNCTIONS: Iodine is central to the production of thyroid hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine. These are crucial for normal metabolism of the body.
SOURCES: Iodized salt and other fortified foods. Some amount is ingested from seafood, egg, chicken and milk
Rupali Datta, RD
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DDPHN, RD, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER IDA