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Collect information from magazines or from doctors and prepare a note on the importance of consuming iodised salt. You can also look for this information on the internet.


Iodine is necessary for the thyroid gland to produce thyroxine hormone. It regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, so as to produce the best balance for the growth. Deficiency of iodine in our diet leads to reduction in the formation of thyroxine hormone causing goitre disease.

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