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Iodised Salt

Also Known As : Iodized salt


Taste Profile

Iodised salt tastes quite like normal salt but it has a slight chemical aftertaste.

Usage Tips

  1. Iodised salt should be stored in an air tight container that is made of plastic, wood, or glass with a well-fitting lid.

Common names and forms

  1. Edible Common Salt (Iodized)
  2. Edible Iodised Salt
  3. Iodised Common Salt
  4. Iodized Edible Salt
  5. Refined Iodised Salt
  6. Seasalt (Iodised)
  7. Sodium Chloride (Iodised)


Iodised salt is common table salt to which a small amount of sodium iodide or potassium iodide has been added. It is a processed form of sea salt that is fortified with iodine. It was introduced in India in the late 1950s.

Health benefits

  • Iodised salt helps to prevent iodine deficiency, which may result in goitre or hypothyroidism.(1)


High iodine intake may result in thyroid gland inflammation and thyroid cancer.(2)

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