Iodine – The Universal & Holistic Super Mineral


Iodine – The Universal & Holistic Super Mineral By Gabriel Cousens, MD, MD(H), DD Edited by Nonnie Chrystal, B.S. Historically, as early as 1911, people normally took between 300,000 – 900,000 micrograms of Iodine daily without incident.  In 1948 there was a poorly performed and, since then, never replicated study alleging what is known as the Wolff-Chaikoff effect. The Wolff-Chaikoff effect suggested that theoretically hypothyroidism could occur as a result of excess iodine.  This study indicated a decreased dosage to 2 milligrams daily would be safer.  Although the 1948 Wolff–Chaikoff study suggested that a temporary inhibition of thyroid hormone synthesis […]

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Iodine – Open Letter to Dr. Mercola

Dear Dr. Mercola, I have great appreciation for the good information you bring to the public as well as for your stances in favor of labeling GMO foods in California and against vaccinations. However, recently you made a statement that the highest amount of daily iodine intake should be no more than 400 micrograms, and that surprised me. For the sake of higher public good, I would like to suggest a variety of scientific and holistic reasons for why a significantly higher amount of iodine should be used. What you recommend is only slightly higher than the FDA recommendation, which […]

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Radiation Update From Dr. Cousens’

Since sending out my comprehensive radiation blog on March 28th, events have continued to unfold.  While it is very difficult to get accurate radiation exposure information from the media, no news does not mean radiation exposure is not happening.  Authorities have now decided that this event is no longer equivalent to the Three Mile Island incident (a category 5), but that the event has been upgraded to the highest level, a level 7 disaster, which is the worst level, and at least on the par with Chernobyl.  The Fukushima complex actually has at least six nuclear reactors and six fuel […]

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