When iodine, a necessary nutrient, is added to sea salt, it is known as iodized sea salt. Iodized salt provides all the benefits of iodine with a high quality sea salt. Iodine does not affect the taste of the sea salt.
Deficiency of iodine can lead to thyroid gland dysfunction resulting in various neurological, gastrointestinal and skin abnormalities. Iodized salt is one which enhances skin and body metabolism, reduces fluid retention and increases circulation.