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Iodine—Why You Need It, Why You Can't Live Without It

Iodine—Why You Need It, Why You Can't Live Without It
Updated. This book contains Dr Brownstein’s latest research on iodine.
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“Iodine—Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It”

Written by Dr David Brownstein

306 pages

Iodine deficiency is widespread. For a detailed study of the benefits, precautions and contraindications of supplementing iodine in the diet, this book is a ‘must read’. 

Dr Brownstein’s book (5th edition) contains the latest information on iodine. The entire book has been updated. In addition, there are three NEW chapters which provide information about:

• Children and iodine deficiency
• The relationship between autism and iodine deficiency
• The relationship between ADHD and iodine deficiency
• What iodine does in the body
• Why medical iodophobia still exists today


Dr Brownstein feels iodine is the most misunderstood nutrient. He believes it is impossible to achieve optimal health when there is iodine deficiency in the body. This book provides information on how iodine therapy can help the following conditions:

• Autism
• Breast, thyroid, ovarian and uterine cancer
• Detoxification
• Fatigue
• Fibrocystic Breasts
• Graves’ Disease
• Hashimoto’s Disease
• Hypothyroidism
• Improve the Immune System


This book will show you Dr Brownstein’s latest research on iodine. Each chapter has been updated! Ensuring adequate iodine levels is essential to helping you achieve optimal health. Dr Brownstein will provide you with all new information on the importance of iodine.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Iodine
  2. Iodine Deficiency and Iodised Salt
  3. Different Forms of Iodine
  4. Iodine and the Thyroid Gland
  5. The Oxidation and Organification of Iodine
  6. Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
  7. The Selenium/Iodine Connection
  8. Iodine, Breast Cancer and Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  9. The Importance of Iodine Before Pregnancy
10. Children, ADHD, Autism and Iodine
11. Toxic Halides: Bromide and Fluoride
12. Detoxification Questions and Answers
13. Iodine Dosage Guidelines
14. Case Histories
15. Questions and Answers
16. Final Thoughts: Overcoming Medical Iodophobia


About the Author

Portrait of Dr David Brownstein


Dr. David Brownstein is a Board-Certified family physician and is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, MI. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success in using natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Brownstein is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College for the Advancement in Medicine.


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