Iodized salt provides an extra source of iodine, an essential element the body needs, according to the World Health Organization. Iodine plays an important role in brain development for babies inside the womb and for gro... More »

Iodized salt is common table salt that is fortified with iodine to reduce the incidence of goiter. Goiter is a disease accompanied by swelling of the thyroid gland because of iodine deficiency. Since salt is affordable a... More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Iodized salt, also known as table salt, melts faster than rock salt, according to It does so because of multiple reasons, including its surface size and freezing temperature. More »

Foods high in iodine include seaweed, baked cod, plain low-fat yogurt, iodized salt and reduced fat milk, according to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Other foods high in iodine are fish ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Adults need 150 mcg of iodine per day, but a low-iodine diet involves avoiding foods such as iodized salt, fish harvested from the sea and processed foods, explains Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Additionally, a... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Some natural sources of iodine include soil and seawater, states the American Thyroid Association. Dietary sources of iodine include major food groups, such as dairy products, meat, some carbohydrates, fruits and vegetab... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Dietary iodine is found in many foods, including cheese, milk, eggs, yogurt, ice cream, soy milk and soy sauce, according to Thyroid . Shellfish, saltwater fish and seaweed, including dulce, kelp and nori, are also sourc... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content