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Iodine is a vital trace element found in marine products: cod, red and brown algae, halibut, herring, sardines, shrimp, sea cabbage, and iodized salt also has it. Iodine deficiency occurs at 10 μg and the toxicity threshold is 5 mg per day. The human body contains 15-25 mg of iodine, of which 50% is iodine. is in the thyroid gland. Toxic dose: 2 mg, and fatal: 35-350 g. Iodine has a high physiological activity and is a necessary component of the structure of thyrotropin and thyroid hormones. They are involved in regulating the rate of biochemical reactions, protein, fat and carbohydrate, water and electrolyte metabolism, energy metabolism and body temperature, tissue differentiation, growth and development of the body and its neuropsychic system. Human mental development is directly related to iodine. Iodine deficiency can manifest itself in hyposecretion of thyroid hormones, goitre formation, hypothyroidism, myxedema, cretinism, reduced intelligence, muteness, and immunodeficiency. An excess of iodine can cause goiter, hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, and iododerma.