- MFG # IO6
- UPC # 766298003818
You might wonder why foods and condiments like table salt are fortified with iodine. It’s because for many decades‚ people weren’t able to get enough iodine in their diets. Now‚ you may be asking why you need iodine in the first place. Your thyroid gland stores 60 percent of your iodine intake; it’s important for the healthy function of the thyroid‚ which controls the metabolic rate of our bodies. This means that your thyroid gland controls how your body uses its calories and when it stores them as fat.
A lack of iodine in your diet can lead to a number of problems‚ including sadness‚ trouble with vision perception‚ unexplained weight gain‚ changes in your skin‚ and decreased fertility.
Like all nutrients‚ it’s best to get iodine from whole food sources. Marine fish and shellfish like tuna‚ salmon‚ shellfish‚ and shrimp are some of the best natural sources of iodine available. Garlic‚ spinach‚ chard‚ and summer squash are among the vegetables available with the most iodine content. However‚ it can be inconvenient for you to eat enough of these foods. This is why iodine has been added to salt and even bread dough. Unfortunately‚ excessive sodium intake comes with its own problems‚ so you may want to take a supplement instead.
Pure Encapsulations’ Iodine Capsules contain 225 mcg of iodine in the form of potassium iodide‚ making it an excellent source for adults. The recommended daily amount of iodine for adults is 150 mcg; for pregnant women‚ the recommendation rises to 220 mcg. That makes this supplement a good choice if you’re trying to conceive.
Each bottle of Iodine by Pure Encapsulations contains 60 vegetable capsules‚ which enough to last two months at the recommended dosage of one capsule per day.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypo-allergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Iodine (potassium iodide)............................................................ 225 mcg
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2 capsules daily‚ in divided doses‚ with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Taking iodine in amounts greater than 1‚100 mcg per day should be monitored by a healthcare professional. Sensitivity reactions to iodine include
angioedema‚ fever‚ joint pain‚ lymph node enlargement‚ eosinophilia‚ rash or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Pure Encapsulation iodine supplements are not designed nor recommended as support against radioactive
fallout. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Iodine may be contra-indicated with thyroid medications. Individuals may require thyroid hormone monitoring. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for Iodine (potassium iodide) 60 Capsules
from South Jersey
Love the fast free shipping and the reasonable prices!
The dosage is the right amount for me.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
By Bev Fristad
from Keizer, OREGON
Appreciate Vegetarian Options
Just started on Iodine (potassium iodide) by Pure Encapsulations so I cannot evaluate the use of the product yet but the site was easier than most to find what I needed and easy to order.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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