Our expert says:
Yes, all the table salt in SA is iodated, so you need to ask your chemist for non-iodated salt. If your multivitamins state on the label that they contain iodine, then you need to ask the chemist to help you find equivalents which are iodine-free. At present you need to increase your energy intake by eating more at each meal and if you still don't pick up any weight, then try using a meal supplement such as Ensure or Nutren (ask the chemist to help you check if these meal replacements contain iodine or not) to boost your energy intake.
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