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

  title={Iodine fortification: why, when, what, how, and who?},
  author={Karen Elizabeth Charlton and Sheila A. Skeaff},
  journal={Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care},
  • K. CharltonS. Skeaff
  • Published 1 November 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… 

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