Iodine deficiency may lead to fetal hypothyroidism inducing anomalies in nervous tissues formation which may result in:
Attention & hyperactivity disorder
ID is one of the most common micronutrient deficiencies worldwide.
Despite the program of Universal Salt Iodization recommended
by WHO in 1993,
recent studies demonstrate the current persistence of mild-to-moderate ID in industrialized countries.
of European countries having assessed iodine nutrition during pregnancy, have reported inadequate iodine intakes.
ADHD has become a growing concern and nowadays, its worldwide prevalence is estimated around 7.2% of all children.