Lifesaving bindi is a wearable iodine supplement

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In rural India, iodine deficiency contributes to the medical problems of millions of women each year. Despite the country supplementing its salt with the vital nutrient, there are still an estimated 350 million Indians who don't get enough in their diet. That deficiency can cause complications during pregnancy, preventable brain damage and more. Now, an initiative called Life Saving Dot is helping underprivileged women to get their required iodine dosage, via enhanced, nutritious bindis. The program was created by Grey For Good — the philanthropic arm of Grey Group Singapore — and Neelvasant Medical Foundation and Research Center. It transforms…

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