There is 20 to 50 mg Iodine contained in the body of an adult person. Almost 8 mg found in the Thyroid gland from this quantity. The weight of this gland is equal to 0.2 % of a man’s total weight. From the proportion of this gland, if we see the uses for iodine amount in this. Then it seems very saturated solution.
Iodine as an element or Amino acid enters into the blood vessel from the initial part of small intestine. And reach to the thyroid.
Diseases Due to deficiency of iodine:
A disease of Goiter takes place due to constant deficiency of iodine in the diet. In some area of the world it is found in an epidemic case. Basically this disease impacts the yield of hormone which have thyroid gland moisture. In the result the size of thyroid gland gets increased and look in tumors shape on the throat. The easy way to prevention of this disease is use of Iodine in the dietary salt with ratio of 1:2*105 or 1:5*105.
Sources Of Iodine:
Whether food gains from the plants or animals. The iodine contained in it depends on the matter, that how much quantity of iodine has the environment in which they are nourishing. Such lands where iodine contains in low amount. The crops that grow on it also have low amount of iodine. Besides of this, the grazing animals on the land they also have the deficiency of iodine. The high quantity of iodine acquires from the things that obtain from sea.
Daily Uses For Iodine:
The requirements of iodine are different by body and gender. In men and women the iodine requirement keeps increasing till age of 18 years. Later on, it’s decrease a little. Pregnant and breastfeeding women also need more iodine.
|Gender||Age||Iodine (Microgram/Per day)|
|More than 50 years||110|
|More than 50 years||80|