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Why Are Iodine Levels So Low – Part 2

Why are iodine levels so low?

We don’t eat enough iodine! Deficiency of iodine in the soil leads to deficiency in our food. In an attempt to remedy iodine deficiency, salt was supplemented with iodine. But the iodine in salt does not absorb well. If we ate sea food regularly, we might have enough iodine in our systems. But most of us do not eat enough sea food.

You can find some really tasty seafood recipes in Dr. Jo’s Natural Healing Cookbook, so eat up.

For more background on iodine deficiency take a look at:

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The Missing Mineral – Part 1

Are you missing this one vital mineral in your diet?

If you are, you may be unnecessarily suffering from:

  • Thyroid disease – high and low thyroid disorders with or without goiter
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Brain fog (muddle thinking, hard to think clearly)
  • Constipation
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease , especially persistent atrial fibrillation

So what is this missing mineral?

I’ll give you a hint. If you eat sea food you may have plenty of this mineral in your body.

Did you guess that this commonly deficient mineral is iodine? Well, you’re right.

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