Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Iodine Requirement is
What does this mean?
Likely to have increased risk of iodine deficiency Your genotype indicates that you are likely to have an increased risk for iodine deficiency.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Iodine Requirement.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- You should be able to maintain sufficient iodine intake through a balanced diet. Seaweed (such as kelp, nori, kombu, and wakame) is one of the best food sources of iodine, but it is highly variable in its content.
- Dairy products, especially milk, and grain products are the major contributors of iodine.
- You can also choose to use iodised salt in your daily cooking, to ensure adequate amounts of iodine is consumed.