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Postby ksl » Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:53 am

JR8 wrote:Hehe.... mebbe see if KSL can import you some big-pants from Taiwan. Relieve the strain and pressure :cool: :wink:
I did better than that I deleted the post, hopefully his blood pressure will fall to normal now, don't want to spoil his weekend do we :P :wink: You didn't make anything up that's what is funny, with regards to you saying radiation sickness, that would mean quite a high dosage right according to Naks scale of dosage, not even kelp or a geiger counter are going to be much good either if you have radiation sickness dosages. :-| Though you knew that anyway, it's just your zeal and passion to stir the pot. I doubt you have ever hijacked a thread in your life, which is why i was amused. It would be no skin off my nose if all hijacked threads be deleted, just think of the service you are giving after all you are the moderator and I agree with you :)

Splatted I can't help you with salt or vitamins, I suggest you discuss it with X9200 he's probably got more understanding, than anyone on the amounts of iodine in kelp and sea salt unless you think you are more qualified I'd like to see the source material.

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Though i will say that you are both way out on a limb here, has it's the lack of iodine intake that causes problems, as well as overdosing on it! :P :roll: Which will surely have a negative effect if you consume too much or too little, when it is most needed.

http://iodine4health.com/special/nutrie ... titute.htm
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Postby JR8 » Sat, 09 Apr 2011 1:18 am

Splatted wrote:
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ksl wrote:sales are booming! though eating lots of imported kelp has high dosage of iodine, which may help, sea salt too, though do not take more than the recommended dose.


Eating sea salt... yeah great plan there :)

How about just taking an 'A-Z multivitamin' each day? (I just bought 180 for £10.50 from Boots in the UK, and same price for 180 Cod Liver Oil capsules, and then they were on a '3 for 2' offer on supplements! > So you could use that offer to get a year and a half's 'A-Z' (includes iodine) for £21. )


Problem is, dosage required to prevent the effects of radioactive iodine are approx 130mg.... A-Z multivitamins typically have quantities of iodine in micrograms.

(ie 1000x less)

As for iodinated salt, I hear you need to consume 3kg to get a single day's dose of iodine. This is a lethal dose.


Interesting, yeah mine are 130uG, and it says that's 100% of the RDA. Anyway SMS says the Cobalt is gonna kill us all, so what ever... :)

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Postby Splatted » Mon, 11 Apr 2011 2:38 am

JR8 wrote:
Splatted wrote:
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ksl wrote:sales are booming! though eating lots of imported kelp has high dosage of iodine, which may help, sea salt too, though do not take more than the recommended dose.


Eating sea salt... yeah great plan there :)

How about just taking an 'A-Z multivitamin' each day? (I just bought 180 for £10.50 from Boots in the UK, and same price for 180 Cod Liver Oil capsules, and then they were on a '3 for 2' offer on supplements! > So you could use that offer to get a year and a half's 'A-Z' (includes iodine) for £21. )


Problem is, dosage required to prevent the effects of radioactive iodine are approx 130mg.... A-Z multivitamins typically have quantities of iodine in micrograms.

(ie 1000x less)

As for iodinated salt, I hear you need to consume 3kg to get a single day's dose of iodine. This is a lethal dose.


Interesting, yeah mine are 130uG, and it says that's 100% of the RDA. Anyway SMS says the Cobalt is gonna kill us all, so what ever... :)


yup, exactly my point. RDA is not the prophylactic dose to protect against radioactive iodine poisoning. The prophylactic dose is 1000x this.

It's perfect, however, for those of us living elsewhere in the world though.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 11 Apr 2011 2:58 am

Splatted wrote:
JR8 wrote:
Splatted wrote:
JR8 wrote:
ksl wrote:sales are booming! though eating lots of imported kelp has high dosage of iodine, which may help, sea salt too, though do not take more than the recommended dose.


Eating sea salt... yeah great plan there :)

How about just taking an 'A-Z multivitamin' each day? (I just bought 180 for £10.50 from Boots in the UK, and same price for 180 Cod Liver Oil capsules, and then they were on a '3 for 2' offer on supplements! > So you could use that offer to get a year and a half's 'A-Z' (includes iodine) for £21. )


Problem is, dosage required to prevent the effects of radioactive iodine are approx 130mg.... A-Z multivitamins typically have quantities of iodine in micrograms.

(ie 1000x less)

As for iodinated salt, I hear you need to consume 3kg to get a single day's dose of iodine. This is a lethal dose.


Interesting, yeah mine are 130uG, and it says that's 100% of the RDA. Anyway SMS says the Cobalt is gonna kill us all, so what ever... :)


yup, exactly my point. RDA is not the prophylactic dose to protect against radioactive iodine poisoning. The prophylactic dose is 1000x this.

It's perfect, however, for those of us living elsewhere in the world though.



No man, that's really not cool.

When I was a kid we used to make bombs... well out of everything we could get our hands on. But one kind was pure iodine with aluminium powder. That was like Purple Haze man !

Wouldn't want to eat it though! :wink:

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Postby ev-disinfection » Mon, 11 Apr 2011 2:59 am

Just found out more on the stickers, it is for a one time use only, and works like a pH / litmus strip (changes colours), No batteries needed as it only react when Plutonium is present and 2 containers were shipped to the boys in Okinawa / emergency rescue people's use when the Japan Nuclear thing happened.

The geiger counter will react to almost anything, like the Potassium in Bananas, and you must be able to read it right. And by being a machine, there are of course chances for the readings to be inaccurate.

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Postby Splatted » Mon, 11 Apr 2011 3:02 am

ksl wrote:
Splatted I can't help you with salt or vitamins, I suggest you discuss it with X9200 he's probably got more understanding, than anyone on the amounts of iodine in kelp and sea salt unless you think you are more qualified I'd like to see the source material.



Problem with kelp is that the amount of iodine isn't a set amount. It can range from 0.5mg/g to 8mg/g.

Questions like, "How much is enough? How much is too much?" are hard to answer.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 11 Apr 2011 3:50 am

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Jus give me the herb mon.


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