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What good sources of iodine in the diet?

Alexandra Jamieson
Nutrition & Dietetics

The best sources of dietary iodine are sea vegetables like kelp. Sea vegetables also provide excellent minerals like iron and protein while being low in calories, and free from cholesterol. 

The top food sources of iodine are:
  • Seaweed
  • Cod
  • Salt
  • Navy beans
  • Potato, baked with skin
  • Shrimp
  • Turkey breast

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