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Dr Louise Brough

Senior Lecturer

School of Food and Advanced Technology

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: RD2.50, Riddet building
    Campus: Manawatu

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Public Health Nutrition

Life Cycle Nutrition

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Nutrition and Dietetics (111100): Public Nutrition Intervention (111104)

Keywords

Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation. Micronutrient deficiency

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 7

Research Outputs

Journal

Schraders, K., Zatta, G., Kruger, M., Coad, J., Weber, J., Brough, L., . . . Thomson, J. (2019). Quantitative Ultrasound and Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry as Indicators of Bone Mineral Density in Young Women and Nutritional Factors Affecting It.. Nutrients. 11(10)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Kruger, M.
Ilesanmi-Oyelere, BL., Brough, L., Coad, J., Roy, N., & Kruger, MC. (2019). The relationship between nutrient patterns and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. Nutrients. 11(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Kruger, M.
Jin, Y., Coad, J., Weber, JL., Thomson, JS., & Brough, L. (2019). Selenium intake in iodine-deficient pregnant and breastfeeding women in New Zealand. Nutrients. 11(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Weber, J.
Healey, G., Murphy, R., Butts, C., Brough, L., Whelan, K., & Coad, J. (2018). Habitual dietary fibre intake influences gut microbiota response to an inulin-type fructan prebiotic: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over, human intervention study. British Journal of Nutrition. 119(2), 176-189
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Healey, GR., Murphy, R., Brough, L., Butts, CA., & Coad, J. (2017). Interindividual variability in gut microbiota and host response to dietary interventions. Nutrition Reviews. 75(12), 1059-1080
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Healey, G., Murphy, R., Butts, C., Brough, L., Rosendale, D., Blatchford, P., . . . Coad, J. (2017). Variability in gut microbiota response to an inulin-type fructan prebiotic within an in vitro three-stage continuous colonic model system. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre. 11, 26-37
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Brough, L., Gunn, CA., Weber, JL., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Thomson, JS., . . . Kruger, MC. (2017). Iodine and selenium intakes of postmenopausal women in New Zealand. Nutrients. 9(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Kruger, M., Weber, J.
Brough, L. (2017). Global iodine status has improved: But we must not be complacent. British Journal of Nutrition. 117(3), 439-440
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L.
Healey, G., Brough, L., Murphy, R., Hedderley, D., Butts, C., & Coad, J. (2016). Validity and reproducibility of a habitual dietary fibre intake short food frequency questionnaire. Nutrients. 8(9)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Healey, G., Brough, L., Butts, C., Murphy, R., Whelan, K., & Coad, J. (2016). Influence of habitual dietary fibre intake on the responsiveness of the gut microbiota to a prebiotic: Protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over, single-centre study. BMJ Open. 6(9)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Brough, L., Thomson, BM., & Skeaff, SA. (2016). Revisiting the Iodine Global Network's definition of iodine status by country. British Journal of Nutrition. 115(2), 374-376
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Jin, Y., Shukri, NH., Wharemate, ZR., Weber, JL., & Coad, J. (2015). Iodine intake and status during pregnancy and lactation before and after government initiatives to improve iodine status, in Palmerston North, New Zealand: A pilot study. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 11(4), 646-655
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Weber, J.
Shukri, NH., Coad, J., Weber, J., Jin, Y., & Brough, L. (2014). Iodine and Selenium Intake in a Sample of Women of Childbearing Age in Palmerston North, New Zealand after Mandatory Fortification of Bread with Iodised Salt.. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 5(4), 382-389 Retrieved from http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=42738
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Weber, J.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., Crawford, MA., Morton, RH., & Dorman, EK. (2010). Effect of multiple-micronutrient supplementation on maternal nutrient status, infant birth weight and gestational age at birth in a low-income, multi-ethnic population. British Journal of Nutrition. 104(3), 437-445
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., Crawford, MA., & Dorman, EK. (2009). Social and ethnic differences in folic acid use preconception and during early pregnancy in the UK: Effect on maternal folate status. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 22(2), 100-107
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L.
Amagloh, FK., Brough, L., Weber, JL., Mutukumira, AN., Hardacre, A., & Coad, J. (2013). Retention of β-Carotene in cream-fleshed sweetpotato-based complementary food stored in different containers under simulated tropical temperature and humidity. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4, 23-28 Retrieved from http://www.scirp.org/journal/fns
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Amagloh, FK., Mutukumira, AN., Brough, L., Weber, JL., Hardacre, A., & Coad, J. (2013). Carbohydrate composition, viscosity, solubility, and sensory acceptance of sweetpotato- and maize-based complementary foods. FOOD & NUTRITION RESEARCH. 57,
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Amagloh, FK., Brough, L., Weber, JL., Mutukumira, AN., Hardacre, A., & Coad, J. (2012). Sweetpotato-based complementary food would be less inhibitory on mineral absorption than a maize-based infant food assessed by compositional analysis. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 63(8), 957-963
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Amagloh, FK., Hardacre, A., Mutukumira, AN., Weber, JL., Brough, L., & Coad, J. (2012). Sweet potato-based complementary food for infants in low-income countries. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 33(1), 3-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Amagloh, FK., Weber, JL., Brough, L., Hardacre, A., Mutukumira, AN., & Coad, J. (2012). Complementary food blends and malnutrition among infants in Ghana: A review and a proposed solution. Scientific Research and Essays. 7(9), 972-988
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Amagloh, FK., Hardacre, A., Mutukumira, AN., Weber, JL., Brough, L., & Coad, J. (2012). A household-level sweet potato-based infant food to complement vitamin A supplementation initiatives. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 8(4), 512-521
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.

Book

Coad, J., & Brough, L. (2015). Conception and Pregnancy. In S. Croxford, C. Itsiopoulos, A. Forsyth, R. Belski, A. Thodis, S. Shepherd, . . . A. Tierney (Eds.) Food and Nutrition Throughout Life: A comprehensive overview of food and nutrition in all stages of life. (pp. 80 - 94). Australia: Allen and Unwin
[Chapter]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J.
Brough, L. (2012). Chapter 14 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding in Wardlaw's Nutrition Australia New Zealand. In GM. Wardlaw, & AM. Smith (Eds.) Wardlaw's Nutrition Australia New Zealand. (pp. 536 - 574). : McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Brough, L.

Thesis

Brough, L. (2006). The effect of micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcome and maternal nutrient status. (Doctoral Thesis, London Metropolitan University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Brough, L.

Conference

Jia, L., Weber, JL., & Brough, L.(2017). How healthcare professionals and breastfeeding women in New Zealand use food and herbal galactogogues: A pilot study. Paper presented at the meeting of Nutrients. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Brough, L., Weber, J.
Ma, J., Coad, J., Brough, L., & Weber, JL.(2017). Eating habits and nutrition attitudes among pregnant Chinese women in New Zealand. Paper presented at the meeting of Nutrients. Wellington, NZ
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Weber, J.Contributed to by: Weber, J.
Jin, Y., Coad, J., Weber, J., Gris, F., & Brough, L. (2017). Fish and shellfish intake prior to and during pregnancy among qualifying women in New Zealand. In Nutrients 2017 Vol. 239 (pp. 17 - 17). , Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand and the Nutrition Society of Australia,: MDPI
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Weber, J.
Brough, L., Jin, Y., Coad, J., Weber, JL., Thomson, J., & Kim, ND. (2016). Fluoride intakes in pregnant women in Palmerston North, New Zealand. In Nutrients 2017 Vol. 239 (pp. 5 - 5). , Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand and the Nutrition Society of Australia: MDPI AG
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Kim, N., Weber, J.
Brough, L., Gunn, C., Jin, Y., Weber, J., Coad, J., & Kruger, M. (2014). Iodine and Selenium intakes in postmenopausal women in New Zealand after the mandatory fortification of bread with iodised salt. (pp. 19 - 19). , New Zealand Trace Elements Group Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Jin, Y., Kruger, M., Weber, J.
Jin, Y., & Brough, L. (2012). Iodine status of breastfeeding women pre- and post- initiatives to improve iodine status in Palmerston North, New Zealand. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Nutrition Society Vol. 36 (pp. 31 - 31). , Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Jin, Y.
Nurul Husna, MS., & Brough, L. (2012). Mandatory fortification of iodine in bread: is it enough to eliminate iodine deficiency in New Zealand.. (pp. 110 - 110). , 27th Scientific Conference of Nutrition Society of Malaysia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Amagloh, F., Brough, L., Weber, J., Mutukumira, AN., Hardacre, A., & Coad, J. (2011). Comparison of carbohydrate composition in sweetpotato- and maize-based infant foods. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia Vol. 35 (pp. 86 - 86). , 46th Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand: The Nutrition Society of Australia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Jin, Y., & Brough, L. (2011). Micronutrient intake and supplement usage of pregnant and lactating women in New Zealand. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia Vol. 35 (pp. 46 - 46). , Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand and the Nutrition Society of Australia: The Nutrition Society of Australia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Jin, Y.
Nurul Husna, MS., & Brough, L. (2011). Iodine status of women of childbearing-age in Palmerston North, New Zealand after mandatory fortification of bread with iodised salt. Poster session presented at the meeting of 26th Scientific Conference of Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Brough, L.
Nurul Husna, MS., & Brough, L. (2011). Dietary iodine intake and iodine nutritional knowledge of women of childbearing-age in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2nd Malaysian Dietitians Association Scientific Conference & 17th AGM; Bridging Gaps in Nutrition Care for the Community – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Brough, L.
Nurul Husna, MS., & Brough, L.(2011, July 20). Dietary iodine intake and iodine nutritional knowledge of women of childbearing-age in Palmerston North, New Zealand. , 2nd Malaysian Dietitians Association Scientific Conference & 17th AGM; Bridging Gaps in Nutrition Care for the Community – A Multidisciplinary Approach
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Nurul Husna, MS., & Brough, L.(2011, March 24). Iodine status of women of childbearing-age in Palmerston North, New Zealand after mandatory fortification of bread with iodised salt. , 26th Scientific Conference of Nutrition Society of Malaysia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Amagloh, F., Hardacre, A., Weber, JL., Brough, L., Mutukumira, AN., & Coad, J. (2010). Development of sweetpotato-soybean blend, an alternative to maize-legume mix as complementary food for infants. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Vol. 34 (pp. 68 - 72). : 45th Annual Conference for The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Brough, L., Curnow, K., Lemaitre, C., & Jin, Y. (2010, December). Selenium intake during pregnancy and lactation in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Presented at The Nutrition society of New Zealand Annual Conference, Integrated Nutrition: From Cells to Sales. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brough, L.
Jin, Y., & Brough, L. (2010). Iodine knowledge and behaviour of pregnant and lactating women within New Zealand. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand(pp. 133 - 133). , 45th Annual Conference for The Nutrition Society of New Zealand: The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Curnow, K., Lemaitre, C., & Jin, Y. (2010). Selenium intake during pregnancy and lactation in Palmerston North, New Zealand. In Proceedings of the Nutriton Society of New Zealand(pp. 134 - 134). , 45th Annual Conference for The Nutrition society of New Zealand: The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Amagloh, F., Hardacre, AK., Weber, J., Mutukumira, A., Brough, L., & Coad, J. (2010). Development of an orange-fleshed sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas)-legume blend an alternative to maize-legume mix as a complementary food for infants in Ghana. In Integrated Nutrition: From Cells to Sales(pp. 34 - 34). : The Nutrition Society of New Zealand Inc
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L., Coad, J., Mutukumira, A., Weber, J.
Jin, Y., & Brough, L. (2010). Iodine status during pregnancy and lactation in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Proceedings of the Nutrition society of New Zealand. Vol. 34 (pp. 13 - 17). : 44th Annual Conference for The Nutrition society of New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Brough, L., Jin, Y.
Brough, L., & Jin, Y. (2009). Iodine status during pregnancy and lactation in Palmerston North, New Zealand. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia(pp. 10 - 10). : The Nutrition Society of Australia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Palevich, D., Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, DG., Morel, PCH., & McGrath, MC. (2008). Effect of ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids on cytokine levels in feline whole blood cell cultures. In Proceedings of Nutrition Society of New Zealand Vol. 33 (pp. 165 - 165). , Nutrition Society of New Zealand Conference Palmerston North, New Zealand: Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morel, P., Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D.Edited by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., & Crawford, MA. (2008). Effect of low dose iron supplementation during pregnancy on maternal iron status. In L. Brough (Ed.) Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Vol. 32 (pp. 39 - 45). : 43nd Annual Conference for The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Brough, L.
Rees, GA., Brough, L., & Crawford, MA. (2008). Maternal BMI and infant anthropometrics in a multi ethnic community. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society: Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHAD)(pp. E431 - E431). : Cambridge University Press
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., & Crawford, MA. (2008, December). Effect of low dose iron supplementation during pregnancy on maternal iron status. Presented at The Nutrition Society of New Zealand Annual Conference: To Eat or Not to Eat. Christchurch, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brough, L.
Wang, YQ., Brough, L., Bitsanis, D., Min, Y., Ghebremeskel, K., & Crawford, MA. (2008). Omega 3 LCPUFA correlated postiviely with folate in pregnant women supplemented with multiple micronutrients. In Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids Conference: ISSFAL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., & Crawford, MA. (2007). Thiamin status during pregnancy and pregnancy outcome. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand 42nd Annual Conference held in combination with the Australian Nutrition Society Conference. Vol. 33 (pp. 158 - 163). : 42nd Annual Conference for The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., & Crawford, MA. (2007, December). Thiamin status during pregnancy and pregnancy outcome. Presented at Joint New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies Conference and Annual Scientific Meeting. Massey University, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., & Crawford, MA. (2007). Thiamin status during pregnancy and pregnancy outcome. In Proceedings of the Joint New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies Conference and Annual Scientific Meeting(pp. S52). : HEC Press: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 16 (suppl. 3)
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., Crawford, MA., Timms, P., & Venton, T. (2006, June). Maternal vitamin D insufficiency during pregnancy in an ethnically-diverse population. Presented at Nutrition Society Scientific Meeting.. University College Cork, Ireland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brough, L.
Wang, YQ., Brough, L., Ghebremeskel, K., Rees, G., Min, Y., & Crawford, MA. (2006). Lower docosahexaenoic acids in plasma choline phospho-glycerides of smoking pregnant women. In Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids Conference: ISSFAL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Wang, YQ., Brough, L., Ghebremeskel, K., Rees, GA., Min, Y., & Crawford, MA. (2006). Lower docosahexaenoic acids in plasma choline phospho-glycerides of smoking pregnant women. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) 7th International Congress. Cairns, QLD
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., Rees, GA., Crawford, MA., Timms, P., & Venton, T. (2006). Maternal vitamin D insufficiency during pregnancy in an ethnically-diverse population. In Nutrition Society Scientific Meeting(pp. 35A). : CABI Publishing: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 65
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., & Rees, GA. (2005). Changes in iron status throughout pregnancy in an ethnically diverse population. Poster session presented at the meeting of Nutrition Society Scientific Meeting, University of East Anglia, Norwich
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Brough, L.
Brough, L., & Rees, GA. (2005). Changes in iron status throughout pregnancy in an ethnically diverse population. In Nutrition Society Scientific Meeting(pp. 83A). : CABI Publishing: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 64
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Brough, L.
Rutherfurd, K., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., Thomas, DG., & Hendriks WH, .Immune enhancing potential of a canola oil-based supplement in the cat. In Proceeings of Nutrition Society of New Zealand 2008 Vol. 33 (pp. 162 - 162). , Nutrition Society of New Zealand: Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.Edited by: Brough, L.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 3 0
Co-supervisor 2 2

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Ciara Funnell - Doctor of Philosophy
    Body composition changes during pregnancy and early life
  • Theogene Dusingizimana - Doctor of Philosophy
    Investigating food based strategies to improve children’s diet and nutritional status in Rwanda
  • Ying Jin - Doctor of Philosophy
    Micronutrient intake and status and their effects on thyroid function in postpartum women and their infants in New Zealand

Co-supervisor of:

  • Katie Schraders - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Gut-Bone axis in Coeliac Disease
  • Lili Jia - Doctor of Philosophy
    Use of herbal and food galactagogues to increase human breast milk production

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Genelle Healey - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Influence of habitual dietary intake on the responsiveness of the gut microbiota to a dietary intervention
  • 2012 - Francis Amagloh - Doctor of Philosophy
    Sweetpotato-based complementary food for infants in Ghana

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