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Nutrients 2012, 4(11), 1740-1746; doi:10.3390/nu4111740
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History of U.S. Iodine Fortification and Supplementation

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Received: 10 October 2012; in revised form: 1 November 2012 / Accepted: 7 November 2012 / Published: 13 November 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Iodine Supplementation)
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Abstract: Iodine is a micronutrient required for thyroid hormone production. This review highlights the history of the discovery of iodine and its uses, discusses the sources of iodine nutrition, and summarizes the current recommendations for iodine intake with a focus on women of childbearing age.
Keywords: history; iodine; supplementation history; iodine; supplementation
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Leung, A.M.; Braverman, L.E.; Pearce, E.N. History of U.S. Iodine Fortification and Supplementation. Nutrients 2012, 4, 1740-1746.

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Leung AM, Braverman LE, Pearce EN. History of U.S. Iodine Fortification and Supplementation. Nutrients. 2012; 4(11):1740-1746.

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Leung, Angela M.; Braverman, Lewis E.; Pearce, Elizabeth N. 2012. "History of U.S. Iodine Fortification and Supplementation." Nutrients 4, no. 11: 1740-1746.


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