Iodine in bread not nearly enough for pregnant women

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that iodised salt used in bread is not sufficient in providing healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women.

The study found that South Australian women have a mild iodine deficiency, despite the inclusion of iodised salt in bread. Those not taking iodine supplements during pregnancy were still suffering from iodine deficiency.

Women taking supplements in addition to eating bread with iodised salt were receiving healthy levels of iodine.

Read more at University of Adelaide