iodized salt


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iodized salt

[ī·ə‚dīzd ′sȯlt]
(food engineering)
Common table salt which has been treated with iodide to provide iodine as a nutritional supplement.
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Vegans can get iodine from iodized salt, iodine supplements, and sea vegetables, although the amount of iodine in sea vegetables varies.
Identification of such factors that influence the accessibility to iodized salt is, thus, essential as it would allow us to formulate a better prevention policy and intervention measures.
This statement is supported by our findings of median iodine concentration being 70 [micro]g/1 indicating insufficient urine iodine excretion, widespread availability of non-iodized salt and availability of inadequately iodized salt.
Moore expressed concern that only a few initiatives are seen to increase the awareness of the importance of iodized salt, urging Indonesian government officials and consumers to renew their commitment to using only iodized salt for the sake of the children and for their own future.
Groups like Kiwanis International are working to make iodized salt available in these areas.
1 percent of the household survey found using iodized salt compared to 17 percent in the past.
While addressing training workshop for creating awareness about the use of Iodized salt which was attended among others by Field Officer Salt Iodisation Programme EhtshamulHaq Tariq and District Sanitary Inspector and focal person Irshad Ullah, he said that use of Iodine mixed salt is not only help in the mental and physical growth but also prevent different ailments.
The actual availability of iodine from iodized salt at the consumer level can vary widely due to a number of factors: variability in the amount of iodine added during iodization, poor mixing resulting in uneven distribution within the batches or bags produced and instability of iodine in the salt.
Untreated, it can lead to goiter (enlargement of the thyroid gland), but ever since iodized salt was introduced, goiter is not often seen in the U.
Indonesia's salt industry is composed of 200 companies, which are licensed to produce iodized salt, and a number of smallholders, which operate on a home-industry scale.
China has been working to eliminate iodine deficiency in its population by the year 2000, mainly by using iodized salt.
Kiwanis members want to make sure that people all over the world have a dependable source of iodized salt.