IODINE is a chemical trace element. The body needs iodine but; It cannot produce iodine. Around 60% of the iodine in the human body is stored in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland needs iodine to make its hormone called Thyroxine. Without it, thyroid hormones could not even be synthesized.
The main sources are:
Shellfish, deep water whitefish, seaweed kelps, lobsters, oysters, clams, tuna, sardines, salmons, sea bass, shrimps, garlic, sesame seeds, soybeans, turnips, spinach