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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Chloride In Diet It is an important part of the salt found in many foods and used in cooking. Iodine In Diet Iodine is a trace mineral and a nutrient found naturally in the body. What does Chloride do? Keeps body fluids in balance An important part of stomach enzymes Food Sources Chloride is also in foods that contain salt, soy sauce,meats, milk and processed foods. Found in Table Salt and Sea Salt as Sodium Chloride Iodine aids in regulating the metabolic rate. It is a component of thyroid hormones. What Iodine does! Losing a lot of fluids can resultin too little Chloride in the body It may be caused by excessivesweating, vomiting, or diarrhea. Food Sources Medicines such as diuretics canalso cause low chloride levels. Iodized salt the main food source of iodine. Seafood such as cod, sea bass, haddock, and perch are also good sources. Very high doses of Iodine can reduce the function of the thyroidgland resulting in Iodine poisoning. Long term iodine deficiency may cause goiter or hypothyroidism.Without enough iodine, the thyroid cells and the thyroid gland can become enlarged. Too Much Too Little Too much Chloride from salted foods can increase your blood pressure! Recommended dietary intake for iodine byThe Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine: Infants: 0 - 6 months: 0.18* grams per day (g/day)7 - 12 months: 0.57* g/dayChildren: 1 - 3 years: 1.5* g/day4 - 8 years: 1.9* g/day9 - 13 years: 2.3* g/dayAdolescents and Adults: age 14 to 50 years: 2.3* g/day51 to 70: 2.0* g/day71 and over 1.8* g/day Infants: 0 - 6 months: 110 micrograms per day (mcg/day)7 - 12 months: 130 mcg/dayChildren: 1 - 3 years: 90 mcg/day4 - 8 years: 90 mcg/day9 - 13 years: 120 mcg/dayAdolescents and Adults: age 14 and older: 150 mcg/day Recommended dietary intake for iodine byThe Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine: Sources: Johnson and Wales University. Culinary Fundamentals. Singapore: Imago, 2010. Print Iodine in diet. 18 February, 2013.Web. 12 January, 2015 Chloride in diet. 18 February, 2013.Web. 11 January, 2015
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