Health problems caused by lack of Iodine are many and include hypothyoidism. The most common early symptoms are mental and physical fatigue, weakness, weight gain or over-weight, and depression. One or more of these symptoms usually appear later; poor memory, slow thought process, drowsiness, slow speech, thinning of eyebrows, hoarseness, poor circulation, dry and flaky skin, decreased taste and smell, menstrual irregularities, skin thickening, puffy face, puffy hands and feet, swelling of extremities, overall swelling, muscle spasms, muscle atrophy, joint stiffness. Hypothyroidism increases the risk of elevated cholesterol levels, heart disease and diabetes (diabetes mellitus). This occurs even by moderately decreased thyroid production.
A lack of iodine intake during pregnancy and early childhood results in impaired cognitive and motor development in young children. Kelp health benefits of Iodine and can also improve the condition of hair, skin, nails and teeth.
While most other kelp seaweeds are farmed, particularly in France, Ireland and Japan, Seagreens products are made from wild seaweed plants harvested in cold, clean waters among remote conservation islands in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. They are cut and air dried within hours at the point of harvest. The Seagreens company’s carefully rotated, sustainable harvesting practices ensure continued plant growth and cause no damage to the marine environment. Seagreens production and processing are certified in Norway and in the UK in accordance with the world’s highest biodynamic and organic standards.
Seagreens capsule is Vegan and Kosher U certified and contains no additives of any kind, whereas kelp tablets are synthetic supplements, containing one or more excipients, such as flowing agents, preservatives, stabilizers, binding agents, and sometimes, bulking agents. It is not possible to successfully ‘tabletize’ seaweed without using unwelcome incipients.
Seagreens is pure, unadulterated wild seaweed – nothing else.
Each bottle of Seagreens Iodine contains 60 vegetarian capsules.