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Where can you get iodine?

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Most people get more than enough iodine in their diets. One teaspoon of iodized salt contains 400 micrograms of iodine. That's more than twice as much as most adults need each day.

For other uses of iodine for specific medical conditions, ask your doctor about the amount you need.

From: Iodine WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Fundukian, L.J., editor, , third edition, 2009.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University: "Iodine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Iodine."

Office of Dietary Supplements web site: "Iodine."

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 11, 2017

SOURCES: Fundukian, L.J., editor, , third edition, 2009.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University: "Iodine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Iodine."

Office of Dietary Supplements web site: "Iodine."

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 11, 2017

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