Iodine-Containing Food Consumption

Are you benefiting from Iodine?

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In the Food Intake section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about iodine-containing food consumption:
Estimate how often you consume iodine-containing foods. The most common dietary sources of iodine are seaweeds and iodized salt.
Possible responses:
→ Don't know
→ Never / rarely / I don't make a point of it
→ A few times per week
→ Daily or almost daily

What does this tell us?

Based on your response, which may indicate low iodine consumption, some iodine consumption or high iodine consumption, The Analyst™ is able to consider possibilities such as:
Hyperthyroidism

Excessive iodine has a complex disruptive effect on the thyroid and may cause either hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism in susceptible individuals.

Hypothyroidism

Amongst adults, low iodine intake or very high intakes can cause hypothyroidism.  Excessive iodine has a complex disruptive effect on the thyroid and may cause hypothyroidism in susceptible individuals.

Thyroid Cancer

Excessive iodine has a complex disruptive effect on the thyroid and may cause an increased risk of thyroid cancer.

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