since 2006 it is the only food salt with Protected Iodine and published Clinical Studies
Presal® is approved by AME
Association of Endocrinologist

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Presal® is the protected iodized food salt created in 2006 by Caber in a research agreement with the University of Bologna.
Presal® Protected Iodine resists cooking and only 4 g satisfies 100% of the daily Iodine NRV (Nutrient Reference Values)

Presal® Protected Iodine is assimilated by the body as demonstrated by published Clinical Studies
Iodine is an essential element for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland (Law 55/2005 of the Ministry of Health)

  • Presal® is for daily use

    Ideal for DAILY USE in the kitchen and at the dinning table for proper iodoprophylaxis.
  • Presal® can be used with all foods

    Presal® is used like common salt on raw and cooked foods, the protected iodine does not alter the flavor.
  • The importance of Iodine

    Iodine is important for everyone, especially in pregnancy, breastfeeding and for growing children.

Iodine and Health

LAW n°55 of 21/03/2005
Ministry of Health

The use of iodine-enriched salt in the kitchen and at the dinning table ensures EVERYONE the correct amount of iodine essential for the growth of children and the PREVENTION of many thyroid disorders.

Presal® is approved by the AME

AME approves Presal® as a "Source of Iodine" nutrition.
Its use in agro-food products, instead of common salt, makes these products a "source of Iodine" and as such they contribute to IODOPROPHYLASSIS AT THE TABLE (see Ministerial Law n ° 55 of 2005).

The recommended doses of iodine

The daily Iodine requirement is 150 mcg in adults, to be increased up to 250 mcg for pregnant and breastfeeding women, 90 - 120 mcg in growing children.

Research agreement

In 2006, Caber entered into a research agreement with the Department of Agro-Food Sciences and Technologies of the University of Bologna and created Presal® protected iodine.

Published Clinical Studies

Presal® iodine is also assimilated when used as an ingredient, as demonstrated by published clinical studies *, completed by Caber with the Department of Endocrinology of the University of Pisa.
(*) Published clinical studies: J.Endocrinol.Invest. 36: 667-671, 2013 DOI: 10. 3275/8769

Questions and answers

The true and false about iodine

Source Osnami, The Superior Institute of Health
Can one acquire needed iodine through the air, especially sea air?

FALSE. The quantity of iodine absorbed from the air is negligible.

Is whole sea salt very rich in iodine?

FALSE. The iodine content of whole sea salt is negligible.

Should anyone suffering from thyroid disease or those with a particular sensitivity not use iodine-enriched salt?

FALSE. The iodine content of the enriched salt is such as to guarantee a physiological quantity with a diet.

Is iodized salt a cure for thyroid disease?

FALSE. The iodized salt is not a cure, but a preventive measure, as specified by the Ministry of Health.

Can iodized salt be used by everyone?

TRUE. Anyone can use iodized salt, even people suffering from thyroid diseases. Any excess iodine is excreted in the urine.

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