Certainly, everyone now knows about the major earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week. And certainly, everyone who has been following this great human tragedy is also aware that three nuclear power stations are at risk. After that, however, accurate information is spottier, and speculation is far, far higher.
It seems that our need for iodine and especially its connection to combating breast cancer has been kept a big secret.
testing over 500 patients, I found that 94.7% of my patients are deficient in inorganic iodine. Dr. David Brownstein
How we've managed to weaken one of the body's primary mechanisms of defense and how it can be restored with iodine supplementation --- easily and cheaply
At the WAPF Wise Traditions conference this year, they had a whole series of lectures on iodine deficiency. Contrary to popular belief, iodine deficiency is widespread in America.
"A delicate Feedback Mechanism"
thyroid gland is a small gland, normally weighing less than one ounce, located
in the front of the neck. It is made up of two halves, called lobes, that lie
along the windpipe (trachea) and are joined together by a narrow band of thyroid
tissue, known as the isthmus.