Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study

Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study Journal Article

BMC Public Health

  • Author(s): McMahon, Emma, Webster, Jacqui, O’Dea, Kerin, Brimblecombe, Julie
  • Published: 2015
  • Volume: 15
  • ISBN: 1471-2458

Abstract: Excess salt intake is a global issue. Effective salt-reduction strategies are needed, however, as salt is a vehicle for iodine fortification, these strategies may also reduce iodine intake. This study examines the case of the remote Indigenous Australian population; we employed an innovative, objective method to assess sodium and iodine intakes against requirements and modelled the potential effects of salt-reduction strategies on estimated sodium and iodine intakes.

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McMahon, Emma, Webster, Jacqui, O’Dea, Kerin, Brimblecombe, Julie, 2015, Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study, Volume:15, Journal Article, viewed 13 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=15793.

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