Would you like salt with that? Iodine deficiency re-emerges

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Would you like salt with that? Iodine deficiency re-emerges

Shaun Holt

Shaun Holt

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Iodised salt is the most widely used strategy to control iodine deficiency

Have public health messages about reducing salt consumption been too effective? Should we be getting our nutritional "fix" of iodine some other way? Complementary medicines expert Shaun Holt discusses the merits of iodine

Iodine is an essential element – our bodies need it, but we are unable to make it, so it has to come from our diet. Although only small amounts are