Iodine fortification: why, when, what, how, and who?

  title={Iodine fortification: why, when, what, how, and who?},
  author={K. Charlton and S. Skeaff},
  journal={Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care},
  • K. Charlton, S. Skeaff
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
  • Purpose of reviewTo highlight current issues regarding the role of iodine fortification in correcting and preventing iodine deficiency. Universal salt iodization (USI) is recommended, wherein all salt is iodized; however, a more graduated approach may be warranted. Recent findingsIodine deficiency is widespread and has re-emerged in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the UK. As well as supplementation in groups such as pregnant and lactating women who have increased iodine… CONTINUE READING
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