Thyroid Micronutrients

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Nutritional status is an important factor in thyroid balance. The two major causes of thyroid disorders are nutrient deficiency (primarily iodine, zinc, and/or selenium) and autoimmune disease. Iodine Iodine is a crucial nutrient for thyroid function. Thyroid hormone is rich in iodine, and deficiency of iodine can cause both hypothyroidism and goiter (a swelling of...

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