In the end should not eat iodized salt.



in January 1st this year, the salt industry reform program formally implemented. "Plan" stressed that strengthening the scientific iodine work, ensure that qualified iodized salt coverage rate is more than 90%, while meeting the specific groups of non iodized salt consumption demand.

of iodized salt, network controversy. Some netizens said: China’s iodine for so many years, do not need to eat iodized salt; coastal seafood, rely on food supplement; non iodized salt is very difficult to buy, are required to produce a medical certificate…… There is a view that the serious consequences of iodine deficiency, iodine supplementation should continue. Iodized salt should eat? What about the market? Seafood really can effectively supplement? For doubt, the reporter chose the coastal provinces of Zhejiang to investigate.

not long ago, Hangzhou public Chen Jie hand clutching his neck rushed to the Zhejiang Province People’s Hospital, big sweat began to flow down along the neck.

"doctor, after I ate a lot of seafood, I had a lump in my neck. I was very bloated. I couldn’t move any more." Chen Jie thyroid gland breast surgery director Dr. Song Xiangyang for help. After ultrasound examination, Song Xiangyang found that she had a small nodule in the thyroid gland has rapidly increased, the occurrence of cystic change.


is not eat eat iodized salt can cause thyroid nodules of this kind of disease?" Chen Jie’s doubts represent the idea of some people. Supplement for so many years, but also continue to eat iodized salt?

coastal areas do not need to eat iodized salt?

Zhejiang is a natural environment in iodine deficiency area, should be the scientific iodine

"I eat iodized salt for so many years have nothing to do, must continue to eat." Uncle Li City in Hangzhou city under the Haier Xiang told reporters that most of the residents in the community life according to the usual habits, eat iodized salt group. Granddaughter Li Chenglin have different opinions, she felt that Zhejiang is a coastal seafood, also eat iodized salt iodine, excessive. She is not eating a salt.

the two sides how each one sticks to his argument,?

"The people of Zhejiang also need to supplement

." Zhejiang CDC environmental and occupational health director Lou Xiaoming gave a clear answer. According to the 2010 Zhejiang province dietary survey, dietary intake of iodized salt iodine maximum contribution rate is 73%, kelp, seaweed and fish and other seafood the contribution rate is about 20%, and other food intake of dietary iodine on the contribution rate of less than 10%. "This shows that although the kelp, seaweed, fish and other foods rich in iodine, but is still not the main source of Zhejiang province dietary iodine, if not edible iodized salt, dietary iodine intake will not be able to meet human needs." Lou Xiaoming said.

what is the level of iodine nutrition status of Zhejiang residents at present?

2014, Zhejiang province’s IDD monitoring found that the province’s overall median urinary iodine was 184.80 micrograms per liter, at the appropriate level of pregnant women; median urinary iodine was 134;