Mild to Moderate Iodine Deficiency and Inadequate Iodine Intake in Lactating Women in the Inland Area of Norway

Breastfed infants are dependent on an adequate supply of iodine in human milk for the production of thyroid hormones, necessary for development of the brain. Despite the importance of iodine for infant health, data on Norwegian lactating women are scarce. We measured iodine intake and evaluated iodi...

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Main Authors: Synne Groufh-Jacobsen, Lise Mette Mosand, Kjersti Sletten Bakken, Beate Stokke Solvik, Ingvild Oma, Elin Lovise Folven Gjengedal, Anne Lise Brantsæter, Tor Arne Strand, Sigrun Henjum
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Published: MDPI AG 2020-02-01
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