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Reading food labels for a low iodine diet

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Metabolism and Endocrinology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1955
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This pamphlet explains how to get ready for a radioiodine scan or treatment by following a low iodine diet. It is important to follow a low iodine diet so that your thyroid cells will not have much iodine in them. Then, when you are given iodine for your radioiodine scan or treatment, it will go straight to your thyroid cells. Knowing which foods have iodine in them and how to read food labels to find sources of iodine can help you to follow a low iodine diet. This pamphlet explains how a radio…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Metabolism and Endocrinology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
iodine
Food Labeling
Subjects (LCSH)
Iodine
Food--Labeling
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to get ready for a radioiodine scan or treatment by following a low iodine diet. It is important to follow a low iodine diet so that your thyroid cells will not have much iodine in them. Then, when you are given iodine for your radioiodine scan or treatment, it will go straight to your thyroid cells. Knowing which foods have iodine in them and how to read food labels to find sources of iodine can help you to follow a low iodine diet. This pamphlet explains how a radioiodine scan is done, how radioiodine treatment is done, how to read a food label, and what foods and ingredients you should avoid. Websites for further info are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Metabolism and Endocrinology
Pamphlet Number
1955
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