The Importance of Iodine in Prenatal Brain Development

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Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed to make thyroid hormones, which are important for metabolism, as well as proper brain and bone development during pregnancy and infancy. Milk, cheese and yogurt are important sources of iodine and pregnant women who do not consume dairy foods may be at risk for iodine deficiency

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Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed to make thyroid hormones, which are important for metabolism, as well as proper brain and bone development during pregnancy and infancy.