How much do we need iodine?
Just a little, just so small, that it has already become a classic example of what health problems can cause a lack of a negligible amount of any element. Enough 2-4 IYP per 1 kg of body weight, or for an adult male 150-300 mcg per day. When the patient thyroid gland rate increased to 400 mg. It is necessary to take into account that part of iodine is repeatedly used by the body.
Where lack of iodine in the soil, air and water, usually - as we have said - lodiroad table salt. On sale is salt with a significant amount of iodine, but it changes the taste of food. In the US, the iodine concentration of sodium in salt is 1:10000, New Zealand - 1:20000, England - 1:50000, Switzerland - 1:100000, and in Poland - even 1:200000, i.e. by 20 g of salt have 100 mcg of iodine.
Youth in the period of ripening, pregnant and lactating women are required especially large amounts of iodine.
What is iodine
In average per 1 kg of vegetables contain 20-30 mg of iodine in 1 kg of grain, about 50 mcg, in 1 kg of milk - about 35 g, 1 kg of cheese, eggs, animal fats - about 35 g, 1 kg of fish - from 100 to 200 micrograms of iodine (maximum).
The evaporated, not chemically purified salt or crushed contains a large amount of this element. Salt boiled "Extra" does not contain iodine, unlike salt stone that contains everything necessary for life microelements.
The richest source of iodine must be considered as still water. According to Marcinkowski-Lapinskas, SNIA-Fox, in Polish waters least it is in the Podkarpackie region (0,05-0,65 mcg per 1 l), while in other parts of the iodine content in average from 1 to 24 mcg per 1 liter
The Baltic sea is rich in this element, but because people with "thyroid" stay on Baltic beaches is good.