Person

Celine Sara Evans

Thesis

Iodine status in pregnant New Zealand women: Are intakes and recommendations adequate?

Background: Iodine requirements increase in pregnancy as both the mother and foetus need iodine for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. In response to a re-emergence of iodine deficiency in New Zealand in the 1990s, bread was fortified with iodised salt in 2009 and a recommendation...