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If you are hypothyroid don’t eat this?

There sure is a lot of disinformation out there about hypothyroidism and cruciferous vegetables. The hype is that if you are on thyroid meds you should avoid all cruciferous vegetables. Well, partially true… The whole truth is that if you … Continue reading

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Iodine deficiency causes eye problems:

The latest research puts eye trouble together with iodine deficiency. They eyes contain some of the most sensitive nerves and muscles in the whole body and troubles in the body often show up in the eyes first. Retinal diseases cause … Continue reading

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Breast cancer and iodine

One out of seven women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. Many studies have found a strong association between thyroid abnormalities caused by lack of iodine and breast cancer. A mere 30 years ago, iodine consumption was much higher … Continue reading

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Iodine is medicine

Back in the old days (before the introduction of synthetic drugs), iodine was one of the most beneficial and universal medicines used around the world. Iodine is effective for everything from healing wounds and disease, to destroying bacteria, viruses, and … Continue reading

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Iodine deficient? Yes or No

Iodine deficiency patch test: Buy some Tincture of Iodine. It should be orange-colored and not the clear solution. At night, before bed, paint a 3 inch by 3 inch patch of iodine onto the underside of the forearm. In the … Continue reading

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