A grain of salt can prevent learning disabilityBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0311399c (Published 01 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0311399c
- Andrew Iles1
Millions of children are at risk of developing learning disabilities because their diet lacks iodine, says international children's charity, Unicef. The charity claims that a grain of iodised salt is all that is needed to prevent this deficiency.
In 2002, 46 million children were born unprotected from …