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Adj.1.iodised - treated with iodine; "iodized salt"
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AS KASHMIR moves from rock salt of Pakistan to iodised salt, there is a remarkable reduction in iodine deficiency among schoolchildren of the Valley.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The first-ever iodised salt factory started production in the industrial park in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor's office said.
Iodised salt is the preferred method of iodisation in many countries and has been shown to be cost effective and a major public health success.
Household salt was tested for iodine which showed that only 5 % households in (FATA) consume iodised salt ( 15+ PPM) and 12.
The action plan put in place after the WHO study has reaped benefits as recent figures suggest that 93 per cent of the UAE's population consumes iodised salt.
Dr Mahmoud Fikri, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Policies at the Ministry of Health, said the ministry was in talks with other authorities to put in place a legislation to use and market iodised salt only.
The only difference is that chemists at the society believe a teaspoon of dark soya sauce should be added to the more common ingredients of meat juices, flour, iodised salt, pepper and vegetable water.
Introduction of iodised salt to regions of chronic iodine-deficiency disorders might transiently increase the proportion of thyroid disorders, but overall the small risks of iodine excess are far outweighed by the substantial risks of iodine deficiency.
It recommended universal salt iodisation (USI) as the main strategy, while distribution of iodised oil capsules was suggested as an interim strategy in severely affected areas.
We tend to get our biggest dose of iodine from table salt, but among 88 randomised samples of common iodised salt brands, 47 didn't contain the FDA's recommended iodine
Major activities of NIDDCP are IDD surveys, supply of iodised salt, re-surveys every five years, monitoring iodised salt consumption, laboratory monitoring of iodized salt, urinary iodine concentration and education.
This is due in part to incomplete nutrient databases, varying and inconsistent practices by food manufacturers to use iodised salt and discretionary use of iodised table salt that is often not captured by dietary records (Thomson, 2004).