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Ultra Iodine

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Ultra Iodine – Premium High Potency Iodine to Support Thyroid Hormone Synthesis*

If you’ve ever looked closely at the table salt you purchase from the store, you will notice that most of the time, the labeling will say it has been iodized or fortified with iodine. That is because in the early 1900s scientists realized a need to fortify the diet with iodine to prevent the harmful symptoms of deficiency. While this is not as much of an issue in industrialized countries today, it’s important to know why this nutrient is essential and one the body cannot function without.

Functions of Iodine:

In short, this nutrient is necessary to produce T3 and T4 which are thyroid hormones. These not only regulate growth, but they are vital for metabolism, generating energy, and communicating with DNA about how cells are supposed to grow, heal, and repair. T3 is an active thyroid hormone with three molecules of iodine, while T4 is inactive and contains four molecules.

Once TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is produced by the brain, it travels to the thyroid telling it to produce T4 and to trap more of this nutrient in the diet in order to produce T3. T3 then communicates to DNA to upregulate the metabolism.

Symptoms of Deficiency: 

While iodine deficiency is one of the most preventable problems in the world, especially with it being added to salt, when tested, most levels in the salt aren’t sufficient. Therefore, it’s best to not rely on this as a primary source. Becoming deficient in this nutrient can cause many issues, including:

  • Failure to thrive, as well as growth and development issues in the brain and nervous system of infants
  • Cretinism or mental retardation in young children
  • Decreased fertility rates in men and women
  • Goiter, or enlargement of the thyroid gland, leading to pressure on the larynx and vocal cords and trouble swallowing
  • Fatigue, brain fog, and muscle pain
  • Fibrocystic breast disease and extreme breast tenderness
  • Death

Because many of these are the same symptoms associated with thyroid problems, doctors will often prescribe medication without truly getting to the root of the problem. It is best to request testing for a deficiency prior to accepting medication and treating a condition that isn’t actually present.

Ultra Iodine is a superior iodine formulation created to enhance thyroid support and offer long-term, consistent results. It contains the ideal balance of potassium iodide and molecular iodine (I2).*

Directions: Take one (1) capsule daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Individuals taking medication should discuss potential interactions with their healthcare practitioner.

Does Not Contain: Wheat, gluten, yeast, corn, soy, animal or dairy products, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial preservatives.

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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2 reviews for Ultra Iodine

  1. .

    I’ve been using Ultra Iodine for a while now and I like it. With all the EMF and other issues with radiation today I felt it was pretty good to take some iodine for my thyroid. Thank you Dr. Osborne and team for all you do for us.

  2. Elaine B.

    I appreciate the fact that this iodine is manufactured without many allergens, specifically shellfish. According to my intracellular nutrient analysis, I am deficient in Iodine. I’m feeling much better after taking iodine.

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