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Let’s Follow the Aussies Lead -It’s All About Iodine

Hopefully one day soon, the USA will care enough to protect its citizens, as much as the Australians do theirs. As of October 2009, Australia replaces all regular salt with iodized salt when making bread products as an Australian governmental mandate. A ruling made with a single pure intent, to help address an iodine deficiency that has been noticed among sections of the country’s 22 million inhabitants.

With increased levels of fluoride in drinking water and tooth paste, bromide in bread and several beverages, and perchlorate from many environmental contaminants all that compete with iodine for absorption in the body, it is essential to “crank-up” your iodine levels. Unfortunately eating iodized bread in the USA is not the standard. Actively seeking iodine sources to augment your dietary and body stores is a must. The Japanese eat a lot of seaweed, that is one source that many Westernized countries miss out on when it comes to their daily vegetable intake.

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Improve Posture

  • 1.Avoid slouching. Be aware of your posture as you walk, sit, and drive, keep shoulders squared and head pulled back and up.

  • 2.Imagine a thread pulling the top of your head toward the ceiling. Visualization can help improve your sense of position.

  • 3.If your job requires you to sit for long periods, take frequent breaks to stand, stretch and shake it out.

  • 4.Maintain a strong core to help support proper posture. Add core-training exercises to your daily routine.

  • 5.A firm mattress and ergonomic pillow help achieve proper back support while you sleep, so you'll stand straighter in the a.m.

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