Iodine Deficiency: A Strain on Brain Health [Infographic]

Why the success of improved iodine consumption must continue

Iodine is a mineral essential for bone and brain development in early life, and helps your body produce vital thyroid hormones that ensure a healthy metabolism and weight.

Although in recent years the number of countries whose population are iodine deficient has halved, that still leaves 54 nations in need of support — with 35 million newborns vulnerable to brain damage.

Nutrient fortification can help. Here’s what you need to know:

Originally posted on www.nestle.com

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