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Iodized salt in the prevention of Goiter

C. L. Hartsock

Iodized salt in the prevention of Goiter

is it a safe measure for general use?.

by C. L. Hartsock

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goiter -- Prevention.,
  • Iodized salt.

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    Number of Pages15
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    Open LibraryOL19935001M

      Iodine is a critical micronutrient in the human diet — that is, something our bodies can’t synthesize that we have to rely on food to obtain — and it’s been added to salt (in the form of potassium iodide) since Originally, iodization was adopted to reduce the incidence of goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland. The major cause for goiter as revealed by urinary iodine level and concentration of iodized salt is dietary iodine deficiency. There are no goitrogenic foods such as cassava, however, goitrogenic chemicals such as Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT) and 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) were widely used.

    Iodine is an essential trace element which is found in too low quantities in the soil in Germany. The resulting iodine deficiency in human beings is countered by iodine prophylaxis, essentially consisting of iodised table salt and the iodisation of agricultural animal feed. In iodine monitoring duri . Iodine deficiency leads to weak and even hairless calves, and calves born with goiters. In adult cattle, the deficiency can cause goiters, reduce fertility and limit milk production. A cow's requirement for iodine is parts per million of total diet dry matter, which can be supplied in salt licks using iodized salt.

      In the first 2 decades of the 20th century, pioneering studies by Swiss and American physicians demonstrated the efficacy of iodine prophylaxis in the prevention of goiter and cretinism. Switzerland’s iodized salt program has been operating uninterrupted since Reviews: Table salt and foods rich in iodine do not contain enough iodine to block radioactive iodine from getting into your thyroid gland. Do not use table salt or food as a substitute for KI. Do not use dietary supplements that contain iodine in the place of KI (potassium iodide). .


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Iodized salt in the prevention of Goiter by C. L. Hartsock Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Council on Foods and Nutrition of the American Medical Association, some time ago, adopted a general decision on the use of iodized salt in the prevention of goiter. The Council indicated its belief that iodine is Iodized salt in the prevention of Goiter book essential chemical element for normal nutrition and that an inadequate supply of iodine in the diet tends to the development.

The paper describes a study, carried out over 16 years, of the use of iodized salt for the control of endemic goitre in a valley of the Himalayan foothills.

Fromsalt was fortified with either potassium iodide or potassium iodate to provide an estimated daily intake of μg per by:   Abstract. THE State of Michigan, situated as it is in the Great Lakes endemic goiter belt, has offered an opportunity for the study of the disease and the effects on its incidence of iodized salt used as a prophylactic challenge was accepted by the Michigan State Medical Society and the State Department of Health thirty years ago, and the story of their accomplishments in goiter Cited by: IODIZED SALT FOR THE PREVENTION OF GOITER A LIFELONG INTEREST OF DR.

ROY D. McCLURE BROCK E. BRUSH* Chairman Iodized Salt Committee Michigan State Medical Society The State of Michigan, situated as it is in the Great Lakes endemic goiter belt, offers an unusual opportunity for the study of the disease and the effects on its.

sooch ss, ramalingaswami v. preliminary report of an experiment in the kangra valley for the prevention of himalayan endemic goitre with iodized salt. Bull World Health Organ.

; –Cited by:   In the s, health authorities began adding iodine to table salt in an effort to prevent iodine deficiency. Just a half teaspoon (3 grams) of iodized salt can meet your daily needs for. The prevalence of palpable and visible goiter at the end of the project (%) was lower compared to the baseline (%) (p=).

This change would have been higher if there was continuous supply of iodized salt. This was shown during iodized salt testing done at the end of the survey where almost all households (%) do not have iodized salt. Iodized salt became widely available in Switzerland in and in the U.S.

in Before then, we got most of our iodine from food, which was locally produced until recently. However, iodized salt is inadequate for supplying the body’s need for iodine, particularly in our toxic environment.

Even though refined salt can prevent goiter in the vast majority of people, the minuscule amount of iodine found in it falls far short of the.

Treatment and Prevention: Iodine deficiency goiter is treated or prevented by supplying iodine to the goat, especially the pregnant doe. Iodize salt can be used if iodine-free salt source is not available. Congenital goiter caused by goitrogens can be avoided by not feeding forages that interfere with the uptake of iodine such as brassicas.

Inwhen the salt iodine content was increased from to 15 mg/kg, doubling iodine intakes, the incidence of toxic nodular goiter increased by 12% in the first 2 y following the increase, but then declined to a level only 25% of the initial incidence.

The Swiss iodized salt program today is a flexible, smooth-running program that. Iodised salt (also spelled iodized salt) is table salt mixed with a minute amount of various salts of the element ingestion of iodine prevents iodine ide, iodine deficiency affects about two billion people and is the leading preventable cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Deficiency also causes thyroid gland problems, including "endemic goitre". There is likely to be a rush for iodized salt or iodine in some form by individuals afflicted with goiter and the profession will have to take care in advocating the use of iodine in the prevention of goiter to lay proper emphasis on its contraindication in cases of overactive goiters.

*Marine. David and Kimball, O. IODIZED SALT IN THE PREVENTION OF GOITER: IS IT A SAFE MEASURE FOR GENERAL USE. HARTSOCK, M.D. Author Affiliations. CLEVELAND.

From the Medical Division of the Cleveland Clinic. particularly in the form of iodized salt. Without any precaution being given for its use, this salt is being vigorously promoted by the combined propaganda of.

We then developed an iodine/selenium premix to be added with loose white salt at the rate of one pound of premix to 50 pounds of salt. Mixed in this fashion it provides three times the levels provided in iodized salt.

Further, iodine supplementation may be required in unusual situations when there is excess rain and rapid forage growth. The incidence of endemic goiter has been greatly reduced in many areas by the introduction of iodized salt. In the United States, table salt is enriched with potassium iodide to a concentration of %, which, if the intake of salt is average, would provide an iodine intake of approximately to µg/day, the desired amount in an.

USI by the year An impediment to progress is the need to import all salt, from South Africa for the most part. The import of iodized salt slowly began to build up in about In latethe mean concentration of iodine in salt collected nationwide was 29 mg/kg, and 81.

Prevention of endemic goitre with iodized salt Article (PDF Available) in Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 49(3) February with 95 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Prophylaxis and Treatment of Iodine-Deficiency Disorders. Prevention of endemic goiter and cretinism by the addition of iodine supplements to the daily diet has been accepted and widely used since the beginning of the 20th century. The main resources for mass correction of iodine deficiency are iodized salt and iodized oil.

Iodized Salt. Iodine is a micronutrient that is present in foods (e.g., seaweed, seafood, dairy- and grain products, eggs), added to processed foods as iodized salt, and available as a dietary supplement, but the iodine concentration of water and foods is highly variable.

The bioavailable Iodide from iodized salt is only 10% of the estimated mg iodide in iodized salt consumed per day. (6) That amount, mg of bioavailable iodide, represents less than 1% of the amount of iodide used in Marine's study (2,3) (i.e., 9 mg) and also less than 1% of the recommended daily intake of iodine from Lugol solution.The neck is usually grossly enlarged, and the skin and other tissue may be thickened, flabby, and edematous.

In mildly affected animals, treatment with iodized salt (containing >% iodine) may resolve the goiter and associated clinical signs, but many die before or soon after birth. Prophylaxis is more effective than treatment.preliminary report of an experiment in the kangra valley for the prevention of himalayan endemic goitre with iodized salt Bull World Health Organ.

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