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Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2013
© 2013 Dietitians Association of Australia
Nutrition & Dietetics
Volume 70, Issue 4, pages 346–349, December 2013
How to Cite
(2013), Iodine. Nutrition & Dietetics, 70: 346–349. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12099
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Continuing education and the APD program
Iodine is a trace element required for thyroid hormone production and an adequate intake is particularly important for healthy development of the foetus during pregnancy. In light of Australia's mild iodine deficiency, public health strategies are required, including fortification and supplementation.