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Answered 2014-11-19 23:34:09

Iodine is an essential chemical element for the production of thyroid hormones that help regulate growth and metabolism. Natural iodine exists in all living plants and animals. Food that comes from the sea contain the most iodine and the seaweed is an excellent source. In irony to this, salt from the sea, or salt from any other sources for that matter, does not contain iodine. Processed salt likeÊiodized salt is the only salt product that contain iodine because extra iodine is added during processing.

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Why use iodized salt?

Iodine is an essential nutrient. Some specialty salts like sea salt do not contain iodine.

Does sea salt contain as much iodine as iodized table salt?

no but is has more crack

Does sea salt have iodine in it?

Yes. Sea salt contains iodine.

Is sea salt non iodized?

Sea salt does not have iodine added to it. The only salt that has iodine in it says iodized, such as table salt.

Can you use table salt to soak your cartiladge piercing in?

No, it contains iodine which is actually harmful to the wound. You must use sea salt (available at health food stores and most drug stores). The sea salt does not contain iodine and has a natural antiseptic and disinfectant in it.

Does all sea salt have iodine?

no. if it doesnt have iodine, it usually says so on the salt.

Does imitation crab meat contain iodine?

It probably has iodine salt in it

Does sea salt have iode?

The unrefined sea salt has a very small amount of iodine.

Does kosher salt contain iodine?

Unlike common table salt, kosher or koshering salt doesn't usually contain iodide additives (iodide being iodine with a -1 charge.

Does water contain sea salt?

Sea water will contain sea salt, fresh water does not contain salt, mineral water may contain minute traces of minerals which may include salt.

What is uniodized sea salt?

Uniodized salt is a table salt which has no added Iodine.

Does sea salt without iodine clean you out?


What food products contain sea salt?

Sea salt doesn't contain foods.

Does sea ice contain salt?

Ice does not contain salt, even when it forms in the sea.

Does Mediterranean sea salt contains iodine?

Yes, mediterranean sea salt is obtained from evaporating sea water, which naturally contains iodine. Regular table salt is produced using a chemical process where they add iodine too it.

Does saltwater shrimp contain iodine?

salt water shrimp contain more iodine than fresh water shrimp

How does a person get iodine?

A person can get iodine in a variety of ways. Iodine can be absorbed in the body by consuming sea vegetables. A cheaper alternative would be to consume iodized sea salt.

Do sea scallops contain iodine?

Shellfish sometimes contain iodine, but a shellfish allergy does not equate to an iodine allergy. This is a common misconception that originated in the 1970s.

Are additives in salt?

Table salt contain iodine (as iodide or iodate) and anticaking compounds.

What are the ingredients in a cattle salt lick?

Blue blocks contain NaCl (table salt), Cobalt and Iodine. Red blocks contain Salt, Iron and Iodine. Brown blocks contain Salt, Cobalt, Iodine, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum, Potassium and Magnesium (guessing on the last two minerals) Black blocks contain everything that the brown blocks do, plus Selenium.

Is sea salt un-iodized salt?

Sea salt can be iodized or uniodized depending on whether iodine has been added.

What food ingredients contain iodine?

Iodized salt is perhaps the most major one. Seafoods also contain a reasonable amount of iodine.

What household products contain iodine?

Household cleaning products contain iodine and many people have iodine in topical disinfectants and antiseptics. Common table salt that most people use contains iodine.

How does iodine affect sea salt table salt and other salts?

Iodine (as potassium iodate or iodide) is added to salt because a diet without iodine lead to cretinism and other illness.

Is the Sea salt water?

Yes, the sea does contain salt water.

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