Supporting Nutrients

The Iodine Protocol

The Iodine Protocol

Dr. Brownstein has written about the method he uses to help his patients replenish their iodine levels. Over time, this has been adopted as the most common method for people starting to use iodine. A protocol is just the idea of instructions and materials used to utilize something properly. Most supplements have instructions on how…

Unrefined Salt

Unrefined Salt

Unrefined Salt is part of The Iodine Protocol. Dr. Brownstein recommends 1/2 teaspoon of unrefined salt per day. A commonly recommended type of salt is Grey Celtic. If someone is under the impression that salt is bad for health, they may want to read the book Salt Your Way to Health to gain a better…

Magnesium

Magnesium

One of the supporting nutrients of The Iodine Protocol is 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…

Selenium

Selenium

Selenium is part of The Iodine Protocol. Dr. Brownstein recommends 200mcg – 400mcg when someone is actively taking 50mg, which most people don’t start at. Selenium is a natural element found in low amounts in the Earth’s crust. Deficiency seems common among people with compromised immune systems or related conditions like auto-immune, IBS, allergies, HIV, Crohn’s…

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, which most people do not start at. Vitamin C can help improve a defective cellular transport mechanism for iodine. This means some of us may not be able to absorb and utilize…

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

Salt Loading

Unrefined Salt is part of The Iodine Protocol. Dr. Brownstein recommends 1/2 teaspoon of unrefined salt per day. A commonly recommended type of salt is Grey Celtic. Read more about salt at whyiodine.com/salt This page is about a process called Salt Loading which uses unrefined salt with water to potentially grab extra bromine in our…