• Suboptimal Iodine Status and Low Iodine Knowledge in Young Norwegian Women 

      Henjum, Sigrun; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Kurniasari, Astrid; Dahl, Lisbeth; Aadland, Eli Kristin; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Birkeland, Susanne; Aakre, Inger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Previous studies have documented mild to moderate iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women in Norway. This study focused on non-pregnant young women because their future children may be susceptible to the adverse ...
    • Trace Element Concentrations in Drinking Water and Urine among Saharawi Women and Young Children 

      Aakre, Inger; Henjum, Sigrun; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Haugstad, Camilla Risa; Vollset, Marie; Moubarak, Khailil; Ahmed, Tecber Saleh; Alexander, Jan; Kjellevold, Marian; Molin, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Poor water quality has been reported along with a variety of negative health outcomes in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. We assessed the concentration of elements in drinking water and urine in refugee women and ...
    • Vegans, Vegetarians and Pescatarians Are at Risk of Iodine Deficiency in Norway 

      Groufh-Jacobsen, Synne; Hess, Sonja; Aakre, Inger; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Pettersen, Kristina Blandhoel; Henjum, Sigrun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Low iodine intakes have been documented in different population groups in Norway. We aimed to assess iodine status, dietary intake, supplement and macroalgae use, and iodine knowledge in vegans, vegetarians and pescatarians. ...