Supporting Nutrients

The Iodine Protocol

The Iodine Protocol

The iodine protocol is a set of nutrients which help us restore our iodine levels. As Dr. Brownstein has worked with patients and successfully helped them restore their iodine levels and regain their health, he has shared some of the common nutrients which help the process. He also works with his patients to address outstanding…

Unrefined Salt

Unrefined Salt

As iodine allows more cells to function, their demand for sodium will increase. Another component of salt, chloride, can help us remove bromine which is commonly dislodged by iodine. Article Highlights Iodine Protocol and Salt We need salt and there are a lot of good reasons why There are a handful of different types of…

Magnesium

Magnesium

Magnesium is a rather common nutrient with a lot of information surrounding its benefits. As long as we don’t take way too much of it, it’s rather safe. The most confusing aspect to magnesium is probably the fact there are almost a dozen different forms. Article Highlights Magnesium has connections to almost everything Magnesium gets…

Selenium

Selenium

Selenium is part of The Iodine Protocol. Dr. Brownstein recommends 200mcg – 400mcg when someone is actively taking 50mg, which most people do not start at unless they are working with a doctor. This page is one of my longer write-ups, but this is due to the importance of selenium. I have done my best to…

Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is part of The Iodine Protocol. Dr. Brownstein recommends 2,000mg – 5,000mg per day if we’re actively taking 50mg of iodine. I started with small amounts of iodine and worked up slowly, so I did not need this much vitamin C at first. Vitamin C can help improve a defective cellular transport mechanism…

ATP Co-Factors B2/B3

ATP Co-Factors B2/B3

ATP Co-Factor is part of The Iodine Protocol. In most iodine information you’ll find online, this supplement is considered optional. It’s usually only recommended for people with lots of brain fog, fatigue or existing thyroid condition. I’m still confused as to why this is considered optional, as I continue to look into it, I continue…

Salt Loading for bromine detox

Salt Loading for bromine detox

As we consume unrefined salt on our food, our body is able to pass any excess. But if we consume salt mixed with water, our body is forced to absorb more. This can come in handy for the right situations, but also carries the potential to cause offsets. Article Hightlights Unrefined Salt is important Salt…