It’s a question that is essential to your health: are you getting too much or too little iodine?
We often refer to iodine as the “goldilocks” nutrient of your thyroid. Not too much, not too little, things need to be just right to secure your long-term health. Let’s dive into what that means, and how you can achieve it with easy, actionable changes…
The Basics on Iodine
Iodine is one of the nutrients that your thyroid needs to thrive (Read: 7 Rare nutrients your thyroid needs to survive).
Furthermore, healthy daily iodine intake is set at 150 micrograms per day1. If you are on thyroid medication, you can even obtain your iodine through your thyroid medication.
The fact is that you do not need to bring large amounts into your diet. In fact, you would do well to limit extra iodine.