Getting Started

Are the supporting nutrients required?

Are the supporting nutrients required?

As Dr. Brownstein has worked helped his patients with the iodine protocol, he found a set of nutrients that helped their body restore iodine levels properly. Although these extra nutrients can make starting iodine a little more confusing, they can be very important in several ways. The commonly recommended amounts of each of these can…

Can I take iodine with…

Can I take iodine with…

An extremely common question when starting iodine is “can I take iodine with x” where x is one of various nutrients, foods, drinks or medications. An unfortunate aspect to iodine is it’s lack of studies. There is a lot of historical information related to its benefits to our health, which is what has allowed doctors…

What time of day should I take iodine and other nutrients?

What time of day should I take iodine and other nutrients?

We’re all different. Different body weight, activity level, lifestyle, diet, levels of health etc etc. This makes iodine work completely different for us. Some of us are taking maintenance doses of iodine, some are slowly moving up in dose, and some are taking mega-doses. All of these variables cause it to be just about impossible…

What is the maximum safe amount of iodine

What is the maximum safe amount of iodine

There is not enough science to determine safe upper limits of iodine intake, but there are dozens of mentions of people taking several grams of iodine per day. There are also a handful of people in the Facebook iodine groups that claim to have used or continue to use over 1 gram of iodine per…