Nuclear Radiation Prevention

Japan Nuclear Reactor Leak-Potassium Iodide Information

Posted on March 14, 2011

We have many calls for Potassium Iodide due to the Nuclear Reactor spill in Japan.  There are other alternatives as well; many people take Kelp because it has Iodide in it.     What is Potassium Iodide? Potassium Iodide is called the “Thyroid-Block Agent”. It is used in a radioiodine-containing emergency (nuclear accidents) to “block” the Thyroid’s Uptake of Radioiodine.  By saturating the body with Potassium Iodide, it will help to excrete the radioiodine. Radioiodine may lead to thyroid cancerRead More