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Dietary iodine intake
States Institute of Medicine is between 110 and 130 µg for infants
up to 12 months, 90 µg for children up to eight years, 130 µg for
children up to 13 years, 150 µg for adults, 220 µg for pregnant
women and 290 µg for lactating mothers. The Tolerable Upper
Intake Level (UL) for adults is 1,100 μg/day (1.1 mg/day).
The tolerable upper limit was assessed by analyzing the effect of
supplementation on thyroid-stimulating hormone.
synthesize the requisite daily amounts of T4 and T3. The higher
recommended daily allowance levels of iodine seem necessary
for optimal function of a number of body systems, including
lactating breast, gastric mucosa, salivary glands, oral mucosa,
thymus, epidermis, choroid plexus, etc. The high
iodide-concentration of thymus tissue in particular suggests an
anatomical rationale for this role of iodine in the immune system.
The trophic, antioxidant and apoptosis-inductor actions and the
presumed anti-tumour activity of iodides has been suggested to
also be important for prevention of oral and salivary glands
certain seafood, as well as plants grown on iodine-rich soil.
Iodized salt is fortified with iodine.
States was 240 to 300 μg/day for men and 190 to 210 μg/day
for women. In Japan, consumption is much higher, owing
to the frequent consumption of seaweed or kombu kelp.
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