Doctors talked about the benefits of iodine for pregnant women

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Scientists from the University of South Australia conducted a study and concluded that reducing iodine intake can lead to negative consequences during pregnancy. This is stated in the journal MedicalXpress on Thursday, April 22.

A lack of iodine in the body, according to experts, can occur if a person adheres to a vegetarian diet. According to the results of the study, iodine levels are several times lower in people who do not eat meat. The iodine content in vegans was 44 μg / L, while in people who eat meat, the figure was 64 μg / L.

The study authors also referred to earlier work, which states that about 2 billion people worldwide are iodine deficient, which causes 50 million people to have clinical side effects.

As “Reedus” reminds, the norms of iodine intake, according to WHO, are 150-200 mcg per day for adults and 60-150 mcg per day for children. For pregnant and lactating women, the daily intake of iodine is 250 mcg.

Iodine is found in many of the foods available: bread, eggs, seafood, milk, and iodized salt. If the daily salt intake is less than the norm, it is recommended to see a doctor who can prescribe iodine supplements. Doctors recalled that a daily intake of less than 50 mcg of iodine can lead to the development of iodine deficiency diseases.

On April 19, cosmetologist Marina Shestova named the most beneficial products and vitamins for the skin of the face. According to the specialist, in order to get clean and healthy skin, you need to include in your diet foods that contain vitamins A, E, C and B. These can be oranges, gooseberries, spinach, lemons and currants, as well as avocados, broccoli, potatoes, carrots, mango, buckwheat.