Thorne Research Iodine & Tyrosine 60 vcaps
Essential mineral and amino acid support for the thyroid gland*
- key nutrients for thyroid support*
- also promotes healthy adrenal function*
- made without flowing agents that can inhibit bioavailability
The thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) are produced by the thyroid gland. The major form of thyroid hormone in the blood is thyroxine (T4); in fact there is generally 20 times more T4 in the blood than T3. The thyroid hormones are essential to the proper development and differentiation of all cells of the human body.* The thyroid hormones regulate the metabolism of proteins fats and carbohydrates affecting how humans use these compounds to produce energy.* Thyroid hormones have important functions in the body; for example thyroxine supports cardiac output heart rate respiratory rate and basal metabolic rate.*
The thyroid gland cannot produce its hormones without the presence of the amino acid L-tyrosine and the mineral iodine.* Thus a deficiency of either the amino acid or the mineral or both could contribute to low thyroid hormone levels.* Studies have found L-tyrosine may be beneficial for treating fatigue a common symptom of low thyroid hormone levels.*
Individuals should be aware that some foods can cause a relative iodine deficiency by binding to iodine making it inaccessible for thyroid hormone production although cooking these foods tends to make them less so. Such foods include broccoli cauliflower cabbage Brussels sprouts kale soy peanuts pine nuts turnips and rutabaga.
Tyrosine is also an important cofactor for adrenal neurotransmitter synthesis as it is converted In the adrenal glands into dopamine norepinephrine and epinephrine.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
Supplement FactsServing Size: 1 vcapsule
Servings per Container: 60
Directions for Use: Take 1 capsule two times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
Other Directions: ALLERGY WARNING
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Iodine can cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, or magnesium, calcium, or vegetable stearates.
If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Tyrosine supplementation is contraindicated in individuals taking an MAO inhibitor antidepressant medication.
- Amount per Serving% Daily Value
- Iodine (as Potassium Iodide)225mcg150%
* Daily value not established
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Silicon Dioxide.