A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Source: A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More by Dr. Edward Group Iodine is a critically important nutrient that we all need. In women and men, iodine is used by the thyroid to produce T3 and T4 hormones, which manage metabolism.[1] Iodine also supports digestion, bone development, muscle control, and heart and brain … Continue reading A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

Source: Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits by Dr. Edward Group "I went from an energetic, thin active person to feeling sluggish, gaining weight, and feeling unwell in general," says Diane S, a paraprofessional who works for a school in Ohio. Her elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels suggested hypothyroidism, an under-functioning thyroid gland. Even … Continue reading Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

13 Foods rich in Iodine

Source: 13 Foods rich in Iodine by Dr. Edward Group Iodine is an essential trace mineral that helps the brain function properly, it helps your body properly metabolizes the energy from food. In women, it ensures breast and ovarian health, as well. The thyroid hormones T3 and T4 contain the iodine molecule, and these hormones regulate your body’s metabolism.[1] Eating foods rich … Continue reading 13 Foods rich in Iodine

Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Who will benefit from taking iodine? Actually, the answer is just about everyone will benefit from more iodine. Did you know that over 30% of the US has thyroid problems and that is probably a huge underestimate considering how iodine deficient the population is in the United States and around the world. Chronic fatigue, low … Continue reading Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Iodine May Be the Critical Mineral for Weight Loss, Energy and Beauty

Iodine may just be the most overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland. People who have difficulty losing weight even though they eat small portions of health promoting foods may be short on iodine. Iodine … Continue reading Iodine May Be the Critical Mineral for Weight Loss, Energy and Beauty

Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

Though doctors and people do not normally associate iodine with oxygen, we have to see that iodine-carrying thyroid hormones are essential for oxygen-based metabolism. First increases of iodine and thyroid hormones increase red blood cell mass and increase the oxygen disassociation from hemoglobin.[1] Thyroid hormones have a significant influence on erythropoiesis, which is the process … Continue reading Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

We knew a hundred years ago that we needed more iodine and governments started putting a tiny bit in table salt. It was not enough and after the nuclear accident at Fukushima, we need more because of the radioactive iodine released into the environment. Humans in the 21st Century have an absolute need for iodine … Continue reading Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

Iodine Deficiency Symptoms

The analysis of “National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys” data of moderate to severe iodine deficiency is present now in a significant proportion of the U.S. population, with a clear increasing trend over the past 20 years, caused by reduced iodized table salt usage.[1] Along with magnesium and selenium, iodine is one of the most … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency Symptoms

Iodine Treats and Prevents Cancer

In concert with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions, iodine affects several molecular pathways that are part of differentiation and apoptosis in cells. Ongoing epidemiological evidence points to iodine’s role in prevention and treatment of cancers through these effects.High rates of goiter (iodine deficiency) correlates with higher rates of cancer mortality. This has been known for … Continue reading Iodine Treats and Prevents Cancer

The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine

Source: The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine by Dr. Edward Group Did you know that over 90% of people and pets in the U.S. are mineral deficient? And most of those people are deficient in iodine? In this video, we check in with Dr. Edward Group to discuss the health benefits of iodine.In this Dr. Group … Continue reading The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine