Biol Trace Elem Res 2022 May 3. Epub 2022 May 3.
The Key Laboratory of Trace Element Nutrition, National Health Commission, National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 29 Nan Wei Road, Xuanwu District, Beijing, 100050, China.
China has issued the "Reform Plan of the Salt Industry System" in 2016 and it is necessary to attach the importance to the changes of iodine nutritional status of those people who might consume non-iodized salt for a long time. Forty-six elderly subjects were recruited and replaced iodized salt with non-iodized salt for 6 months. Urine iodine concentration (UIC), dietary iodine intake, thyroid function, thyroid B-ultrasound, and plasma iodine were monitored during the follow-up period. Read More