The Iodine Crisis: What You Don't Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life: Thanks to environmental pollutants Iodine deficiency has become a worldwide epidemic. Everybody knows pollutants cause cancer. What they don't know is that these pollutants cause a deficiency that can make us sick, fat and stupid. Iodized salt--supposedly a solution to iodine deficiency-
Iodine Supplementation for Thyroid Problems: Helpful or Harmful? Countries that add iodine to salt to combat hypothyroidism now have rising rates of autoimmune thyroid problems especially if selenium is deficient or in excess. Synthetic supplements are the most problematic and ineffective.
How to Self-Test for an Iodine Deficiency 1. Dip a cotton ball into USP Tincture of Iodine. 2. Paint a 2 inch circle of iodine on your soft skin, like the inner part of your thigh or upper arm. 3. Wait. -- If the yellowish stain disappears in less than an hour; it means your body is lacking crucial iodine and has soaked it up. If the stain remains for more than four hours, you iodine levels are fine. Why are iodine levels so important? http://altmedangel.com/iodine.htm
Iodine is a very dark blue shiny solid, and at room temperature will vaporise to produces a fantastic—but foul-smelling—purple gas. Description from iodinen13.imascientist.org.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images