Iodine is important for thyroid function. The thyroid gland uses the Iodine as a source of energy.
- The thyroid gland regulates hormones
What Happens When You Don't Have Enough?
If an organism has a low amount of Iodine, that will eventually lead to low thyroid function causing the thyroid glands and cells to enlarge. The results in low thyroid function are fatigue, cold hands & feet, weight gain, dry skin, and weak nails.