One of the most influencial papers in the medical field relating to iodine that caused fear about its usage was published in 1948 and is referred to as the "Wolff-Chaikoff Effect". Today I will discuss why this paper should not be used as a resource when making a decision whether or not iodine supplementing can be useful to address health concerns or for prevention.
Iodine is a nutrient that is needed by every cell in the body. To maintain the proper balance of healthy cells, the body uses a process called apoptosis which is programmed cell death. The one critcial nutrient to this process is Iodine. Listen as I share the connection between several cancers and iodine deficiency.