Ditch the Table Salt: Go Natural for Iodine and Essential Minerals

Did you know that Iodine is such an essential element that the human body can’t function without it? Many people falsely assume that iodized table salt offers an adequate daily amount. For decades, Terri DeNeui, DNP, ACNP, APRN-BC, founder of EVEXIAS Medical Centers, has advocated for the importance of an appropriate level of iodine in the body. “In many ways, iodine is an unsung health hero,” she said. “The thyroid requires 3 mg of iodine per day and this quantity is much higher than the normal person will take in on a daily basis.” Low iodine levels are linked to increased risk of breast, thyroid, and prostate cancer. The thyroid glands soak up so much of the iodine that enters our bodies that the other glands become iodine-deficient, according to DeNeui. In the book titled “Salt Your Way to Health”, Dr. David Brownstein explains the role that natural salt