Research evidence shows that repeated pregnancies can deplete the woman's iodine
This research report categorizes the global Iodine
market by top players/brands, region, type and end user.
deficiency is not only causing the birth of disabled and mental children but also involve in high death rate of newly born babies, he said and added that use of iodine
mixed salt is only option to overcome the iodine
One older study (1998) in the European Journal of Endocrinology showed that some people with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, but not clinically hypothyroid, became profoundly hypothyroid by increasing the daily intake of iodine
by only 250 micrograms per day.
Despite this, Central Visayas is still lucky, said Mission, as it is surrounded with bodies of water that produce seafoods which are good sources of iodine
. Our body only needs a minimal amount of iodine
Sehested T et al compared the thyroid cancer incidence by morphological subtypes in two areas of Denmark, the eastern area (With mild iodine
deficiency) and western area (With moderate iodine
deficiency) during the period 1973-1997.
The median urinary iodine
concentration was 113 [micro]g/L among subjects using iodized salt and 77 [micro]g/L in subjects using noniodized salt (p=0.330).
They said that people living at high altitudes needed more iodine
in their food as compared to people of low altitude areas.
Diagnosis of iodine-induced thyroid disease should include measurements of Free T3, Free T4, TSH, TSH receptor antibodies, radioactive iodine
uptake assessment, and thyroid ultrasound.
The results of this study emphasize the importance of education and may provide literary substance as to why less educated women have lower levels of iodine
. Working women in Tanzania tend to have some form of education, whether it be primary, secondary, or higher (Mtumwa et al., 2015).
The measured median UIC among participants were categorized and compared to the standard median iodine
concentration levels categorizations  as shown in Table 1.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Saeed Akhtar, Director of the Institute of Food Science, said that Iodine
required for our daily needs was blended into the salt and this element played key role in development of our body and its defence mechanism.