Thyroid Awareness Week

Did you know that…

  • 1 in 7 people suffer from thyroid disease?
  • Australia is iodine deficient? – Our soils are deplete of iodine.
  • without iodised salt in our diet our thyroid cannot make enough thyroid hormone?
  • without pre-pregnant, pregnant and lactating mothers taking an iodine supplement their baby’s development could be impaired?
  • iodine is as important to pregnant woman as folate?

Find out more from the Australian Thyroid Foundation website.