A large proportion of the UK are Iodine deficient or iodine insufficient. And if you are following a plant-based diet, you may need to consider supplementing with a vegan-friendly iodine supplement like Viridian Organic Kelp, as most iodine Food sources are from animal products. A vegan diet excludes all foods derived from animal sources and any animal by-products such as eggs, dairy products, and Honey. Demand for thyroid hormone increases during Pregnancy which increases need of supply of iodine. An iodine deficiency could increase the risk of miscarriage or of neurological or psychological impairments in your Baby.
Viridian Organic Kelp 600mg Capsules are a kosher and vegan friendly Food supplement that contains iodine-rich. organic Kelp. This whole food is harvested fresh from the oceans surrounding Iceland or Ireland, depending on the season, and is then simply dried & powdered.
- 90 Capsules.
- Antioxidant rich.
- May benefit women during pregnancy.
- May contribute to normal thyroid function.
What does kelp do for the body?
As a result of such nutrient density, research has shown kelp to improve thyroid activity and Heart Health, reduce Cholesterol levels, and have a productive role in Blood Sugar Control. Kelp is full of Antioxidants too, and has anti-coagulant, anti-thrombotic & anti-obesogenic effects.
What is kelp?
Kelp is a large, and often brown coloured, seaweed that grows in shallow, nutrient-rich saltwater near coastal fronts across the globe. Organic, wild harvested Kelp is known to be mineral rich, in fact, Minerals account for 36% of the dry weight.
Kelp possesses bio actives such as fucose rich polysaccharides, alginic acid and carotenoids.
Why do we need iodine in our body?
Iodine is one of the hardest minerals to ascertain from the vegan diet and therefore supplementation of iodine may be required. Iodine is involved in the functions of the Immune System and supports thyroid health. So if you experience lack of Energy, unexplained weight gain or you constantly feel cold, you may need to up your iodine sources.
What foods contains iodine?
Foods that contain iodine, include:
What does iodine do for pregnancy?
In pregnancy, iodine alongside Vitamins C, D, E and K is vital for fetal cognitive development. Therefore, it is important for females looking to conceive to achieve adequate iodine status prior to and during pregnancy.
What does iodine do for thyroid health?
One reason for low thyroid is low dietary iodine, which is common in the United Kingdom with up to 50% of women deficient in this important mineral. For some people with low thyroid, taking 150-200mcg of iodine daily with Vitamin A, Selenium, and Zinc may help.
As a food supplement, take one Viridian Organic Kelp Capsule daily with Mineral Water, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
- Keep out of the reach of young children.
- Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
- Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet & healthy lifestyle.
Ascophyllum Kelp (organic) provides 420mcg of iodine. 600mg.
UK Postal Services:
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Orders under £55:
Royal Mail: £3.99 delivery within 2-3 working days from dispatch.
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Free delivery within 2-3 working days from dispatch.