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does kosher salt have iodine

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Iodized salt: 42 F asks: What amount iodine [ki] is in iodized salt? ANS: read the label on the salt you want to know about. They may differ depending on county of ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Iodine ion and of course the sodium and chloride themselves are all essential molecules of life. If somebody claims they are "allergic", they are spen ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Although some people may get a pimple-like skin rash if taking in too much iodine but it will take a ton of salt for you to get to that stage. There ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Hi. Yes, sea salt has iodine; all you'll ever need to promote healthy thyroid function (assuming you have a healthy thyroid!).
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No need to: Taking iodized salt will not have any adverse effect. Your thyroid probably still makes some thyroxine and needs iodine.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Iodine intake: Unless you live in a very remote part of the world, or unless you consume a very unusual diet, there is probably already plenty of iodine in your diet ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Iodine sources: Besides iodized salt, foods that contain iodine include sea vegetables (agar agar/kanten, arame, dulse, kombu, nori, sea palm, wakame), yogurt, cow's ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Look at the label: Not all salt contains iodine--if you have a list of ingredients it should tell you.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Morton Salt: Some does and some does not. Which Morton's salt are you talking about. Some does not contain iodine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Myth: Sea salt is also sodium chloride; it purportedly tastes better; however from a chemical standpoint, its sodium content is exactly like table salt (exc ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Himalayan salt is knows a "white gold" and contains many anecdotal health benefits from it's 84 elements that are formed under tectonic pressure. This ... Read More
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