Function – Iodine contributes to:
Normal cognitive function and normal functioning of the nervous system - A cause and effect relationship has been established between the dietary intake of iodine and contribution to normal cognitive and neurological function.
To the normal growth of children - Iodine is essential dietary for the synthesis of the thyroid hormones.. Evidence provided by reports from authoritative bodies and reviews shows that there is good consensus on the role of iodine in growth and development.
Normal energy-yielding metabolism - A cause and effect relationship has been established between the dietary intake of iodine and normal energy-yielding metabolism.