It has been assumed that with the implementation of the iodisation of salt, iodine deficiency disorders would be a thing of the past. But poor bio-availability of iodine in salt and declining salt intake by the population have set the stage for widespread iodine deficiency. Read on to understand why this is happening.
Kelp is the best source of iodine in nature and generally a positive alternative to salt : it tastes salty with a lot less sodium and more of the other good minerals that we need. Kelp is a powerhouse of nutrition and contains compounds that are now found to help the fight against degenerative diseases.Kombu is the Japanese name for kelp.