Iodine brings with it a whole host of questions: How much iodine is safe per day? Should hypothyroid patients take iodine? What’s the role of iodine in pregnancy? And, why in the world is iodine controversial?
The funny thing is that it’s not. Except for within natural medicine.
In today’s article, I wanted to explain why there are contrasting views.
I’ll explain where these ideas came from, what their core claims are, and we’ll talk through the evidence on both sides.