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Most households in the United States keep iodized salt in their pantries as a cooking staple. So naturally we think salt means iodine, but that’s a misconception. We also think (mistakenly) that this is enough iodine to cover our bases. It is fairly uncommon in the United States and in Canada to be deficient, but the lack of iodine can severely affect your thyroid. Pregnant women need 50% more than the average woman and a deficiency could permanently harm the fetus and result in significantly lower IQ. Yikes! 10 common signs of iodine deficiency are: Swelling in the Neck (Thyroid...

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