Knowledge and Practices of Salt Retailers on Iodized Salt and the Iodine Content of Salt Sold in an Urban Resettlement Colony, New Delhi

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  • Department of Food and Nutrition, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi
  • Department of Food and Nutrition, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi
  • Department of Food and Nutrition, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi
  • Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorder, New Delhi
  • Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorder, New Delhi

Abstract

Iodine supplementation through Universal Sait iodization (USI) has been proven to be an effective way of reducing the prevalence of iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD). After implementation of USi, the number of countries in which iodine deficiency was a public health problem decreased from 110 to 54 between 1993 and 2003.

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2010-02-01

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Bahl, D., Kataria, I., Bakshi, N., Aslesh, O. P., Goswami, A., Yadav, K., Pandav, C. S., & Karmarkar, M. G. (2010). Knowledge and Practices of Salt Retailers on Iodized Salt and the Iodine Content of Salt Sold in an Urban Resettlement Colony, New Delhi. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 47(2), 71–75. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/4794

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