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Are you ready to bug-out?

Nuclear disaster? What’s in your emergency bug-out bag? A prepper must-have for medium to long-term survival after any cataclysmic disaster is lots of iodine. Remember what happened after Fukushima? Iodine was bought up within hours and was not available for … Continue reading

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Iodine is not optional

Every cell in the body requires the trace mineral iodine for healthy function. Even thyroid hormones are put together with iodine plus the amino acid tyrosine. Thyroid hormones set metabolic rates in the body and are needed for cellular activities … 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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Why your cut finger heals too slow

How quickly a cut heals depends on several factors. The bacteria “mantel” on the outer layer of our skin is the first-line of defense against pathogens. When our skin is compromised, even small wounds heal slowly and staph infections occur … 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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Breasts need iodine

There are two types of iodine necessary for optimal health nutrition and thyroid function: Iodine and iodide. The iodine supplements you normally find are made from kelp – a seaweed – lacking in iodide. Women have more thyroid disease because … Continue reading

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Just a half dollar more

Did you know that neurological decline comes with an iodine deficiency? Just how important is iodine? Consider this… about 50¢ worth is all that stands between an infant developing normally and a severe mental handicap. There are two types of … Continue reading

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