A protocol is simply a set of rules or a system to follow. Different iodine protocols are just different sets of nutrients in different doses for different lengths of time. Some protocols are better for certain people and others offer different scenarios for people in different conditions. I will use the most popular protocol as the example.

Dr. Browstein and others have tested tens of thousands of people and found that 96% were iodine deficient. These are the supporting nutrients recommended for most people to get back to iodine saturation.

  • Up to 50 mg of Lugol’s iodine
  • 200-400mcg Selenium
  • 200-400mg Magnesium
  • 2,000-5,000mg Vitamin C
  • 1/2tsp Unrefined Salt, preferably Grey Celtic
  • Recommended but optional: Vitamins B2/B3 (ATP CoFactors) – 100 mg riboflavin and 500 mg no flush niacin, inositol hexanicotinate form

This might look like a lot at first but it’s only a handful of nutrients that are very important for our health. When we start taking iodine, we need these on hand to help rebuild as we heal.

Dr. Brownstein

Board certified holistic health practitioner

Dr. Browstein has helped many people finally find health. He provides excellent information in the form of books, dvds, podcasts and blogs.

It’s not a bad idea to get some tests run to see where your levels are. Not only will this help you develop your road to recovery, it might help you understand your body and how things make you feel better. Usually if someone is very sick, to the point of being bed ridden, they will work directly with a iodine proficient practitioner. Some people do not have access to this for various reasons and become their own health advocates, depending on their own knowledge and HTMA-define tests to heal themselves.

Watch my video to learn some interesting facts about iodine.

I wrote about low and slow vs high dose iodine and shared my experience and opinion of the two.



Thanks for reading, and congrats on finding iodine. I am not a doctor and have zero formal education in nutrition or health. I'm just a smart guy that found a path to total health. The information I provide is available in the books and websites I link to.  More about me

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