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Iodine Deficiency

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Question: If I stop using iodized salt altogether will my family be at risk for iodine deficiency? I'm thinking about going to all kosher salt for cooking and flavoring, but iodine deficiency crossed my mind. Any thoughts?

Answer: Sugar Pie is right. Iodized salt is our main source of iodine. Iodine is important for combatting a host of physical problems from goiter to depression and several other nasty things. There are other things to eat which are iodine-rich, but you should still use it on the table. There's a link below where you can read more about it:

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