Iodine is an essential cofactors for proper thyroid function.
Iodine is an essential trace element and an integral component of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones are required for normal growth and development of tissues and maturation of our bodies. Approximately 80% of iodine is excreted in the urine, making it a good marker of the previous day's intake.
Studies have shown that the iodine/ creatinine ratio from spot urine may serve as a useful and reliable alternative to 24-h urine collection.
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