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The health benefits of iodine have been known for years. But where does a person start? Is all iodine the same? What does it even do? Whether you regularly supplement with iodine or have yet to begin, this webinar is for you. Dr. Group will explain exactly what iodine is, why it's essential for good health, and how to enjoy its benefits immediately. In this webinar, you'll learn... The relationship between iodine and the thyroid gland Why iodine is necessary for a healthy metabolism and hormone levels The importance of […]

Iodine deficiency is a global health issue. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates over two billion people may be iodine deficient, with up to 50 million of them suffering from serious symptoms of iodine deficiency, such as brain damage.[1] Once a rare concern in the Western world, this imbalance is on the rise in North America. This may be related to modern industrial agricultural practices and a lack of minerals in the soil.[2] Environmental pollutants have robbed the soil of nutrients, and this translates into poor iodine content in foods.[3] […]

Although scientists have yet to determine the exact origin of autism, some research has shown a potential link between iodine deficiency and autism.[1] Because of this, many alternative health care practitioners are looking at methods that involve nutrition, detoxification and iodine supplementation. Over the past two decades, the incidence of autism spectrum disorder rates among children has skyrocketed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one out of every 88 children in the U.S. will display autistic symptoms.[2] This is astonishingly high. (more…)

SSKI is a saturated solution of potassium iodide. In this form, potassium iodide can be administered through a solution, as opposed to tablet form. (The tablet form is provided during emergencies involving radiation exposure.) Two standard drops of SSKI contain about the same amount of iodine as a medicinal tablet of 130mg. (more…)

The human body uses iodine to maintain normal development and proper metabolic balance. There are many forms of iodine. All of the types that are safe to consume for humans are the iodide form, which includes potassium iodide, sodium iodide (the form added to salt), and nascent iodine. Considering its importance to human health, it may be surprising that some forms of iodine, including elemental iodine, are toxic to humans. Elemental iodine damages tissue upon contact. High concentrations of iodine solutions can cause chemical burns, or worse. That's why warning […]