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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-03-10 06:15 PM
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10. Good Question... But...
Turns out that there's a few problems with iodized salt:

1. People are eating less salt than they used to because it's supposed to be dangerous (it may actually be the opposite of dangerous for most people...), so many of us never reach for the salt shaker.
2. Only table salt contains iodine, not salt in processed foods. More of us eat processed foods these days.
3. Iodine in iodized salt goes away reasonably quickly when exposed to air. Salt that's been sitting in a shaker for a few weeks has practically no iodine left.

My research on this subject has been, very, very interesting.
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  -Are Americans a Broken People? Why We've Stopped Fighting Back Against the Forvces of Oppression Louisiana1976  Jan-03-10 05:35 PM   #0 
  - Wut? Just because we don't go out and look as stupid as teabaggers? Wait for the 2010 elections.  thunder rising   Jan-03-10 05:40 PM   #1 
  - And sadly LA1976  BOSSHOG   Jan-03-10 05:40 PM   #2 
  - it's cause of that damn Fluoride in the water...!!  sam sarrha   Jan-03-10 05:45 PM   #3 
  - Actually, That Might Be Somewhat True...  MannyGoldstein   Jan-03-10 05:53 PM   #5 
     - How is that even possible with Iodized Salt?  Capn Sunshine   Jan-03-10 06:03 PM   #8 
     - Good Question... But...  MannyGoldstein   Jan-03-10 06:15 PM   #10 
        - eat lots of kelp  sam sarrha   Jan-03-10 11:52 PM   #16 
     - fire retardants put in everything as ordered by law.. without any research. destroys the thyroid  sam sarrha   Jan-03-10 11:51 PM   #15 
  - Stockholm syndrome.  Odin2005   Jan-03-10 05:49 PM   #4 
  - agreed....  madrchsod   Jan-03-10 05:57 PM   #6 
  - Americans are a complacent people...  sendero   Jan-03-10 06:02 PM   #7 
  - That's it exactly  Blasphemer   Jan-03-10 07:32 PM   #13 
  - This is the result of 30 years of the excuse: "People won't care until it affects them."  omega minimo   Jan-03-10 06:13 PM   #9 
  - No kidding,  Phlem   Jan-03-10 06:59 PM   #11 
  - Americans are a brainwashed people...  ljm2002   Jan-03-10 07:24 PM   #12 
  - I do feel If we had the truth long ago we would not be victims  blues90   Jan-03-10 07:52 PM   #14 

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