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A 20-year-old female asked:

have graves' disease, does that mean i should have a diet low in iodine?, because i love salty food and i heard that high iodine foods are bad

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: Iodine has little to do with grave's disease. It is an autoimmune disease. Too much salt is not good for you but it is not due to the iodine.

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