Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Thyroid Awareness Week







Did you know that...

  • 1 in 7 people suffer from thyroid disease?
  • Australia is iodine deficient? – Our soils are deplete of iodine.
  • without iodised salt in our diet our thyroid cannot make enough thyroid hormone?
  • without pre-pregnant, pregnant and lactating mothers taking an iodine supplement their baby’s development could be impaired?
  • iodine is as important to pregnant woman as folate?
Find out more from the Australian Thyroid Foundation website.

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