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Ingeborg  Brouwer

Ingeborg Brouwer is professor of Nutrition for Healthy Living with special emphasis on fatty acids at the Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO+ Research Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Ingeborg Brouwer is trained as a nutritionist at Wageningen University and registered as nutritional scientist at the Netherlands Academy of Nutritional Sciences. She received her PhD in Medical Sciences at the Catholic University Nijmegen, the Netherlands in 1999. Her PhD research focussed on effects of folate and folic acid on homocysteine. In 1999 she started to work as post-doc and later as project leader for the Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences (WCFS, currently named TI Food and Nutrition).

Since 2006 she holds a tenured position at the Department of Health Sciences of the VU University Amsterdam. Her research focuses on nutrition and cardiovascular disease. She teaches in the nutrition courses for BSc and MSc students in Health Sciences.

Between January 2010 and March 2012 she was the chair of the Science Committee of the EMGO+ Institute. Currently she is a member of the Science Committee. She has more than 100 scientific publications, including papers in international high-impact peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, reviews and invited commentaries.

Memberships
- Premium profession member and International fellow of the American Heart Association.
- Member of the Netherlands Academy of Nutritional Sciences (Nederlandse Academie voor Voedingswetenschappen; NAV).

Committees
- Board member (treasurer) of the Dutch Academy of Food Sciences (NAV) (2006-2012).
- Vice-president of the Young Dutch Academy of Food Sciences (jong-NAV) (2006-2009).
- Chair of the science committee of the EMGO+ Institute (2010-2012).
- External Resource person for WHO NUGAG comittee as advisor for dietary guidelines.


Editor
- Associate editor of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2008-2014).

Reviewer
- Reviewer for Netherlands Heart Foundation.
- Reviewer for the Catalan Heart Foundation (Spain).
- Peer-reviewer for scientific journals, e.g.: JAMA, Circulation, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Journal of American Dietetic Association.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Medicine & Life Sciences
Depression Medicine & Life Sciences
Fishes Medicine & Life Sciences
Fish Oils Medicine & Life Sciences
Vitamin D Medicine & Life Sciences
Unsaturated Fatty Acids Medicine & Life Sciences
Fatty Acids Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

Associations of circulating very-long-chain saturated fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies

InterAct Consortium, Apr 2019, In : The American journal of clinical nutrition. 109, 4, p. 1216-1223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
Fatty Acids
Prospective Studies
Adiposity

Associations of depressive symptoms and history with three a priori diet quality indices in middle-aged and older adults

Elstgeest, L. E. M., Winkens, L. H. H., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Brouwer, I. A. & Visser, M., 15 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 249, p. 394-403 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

History
Depression
Diet
Mediterranean Diet
Longitudinal Studies

Bidirectional associations between food groups and depressive symptoms: longitudinal findings from the Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI) study

Elstgeest, L. E. M., Visser, M., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Colpo, M., Bandinelli, S. & Brouwer, I. A., Feb 2019, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 121, 4, p. 439-450 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Depression
Food
Eating
Satureja
Epidemiologic Studies

Biomarkers of Dietary Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality

Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Fatty Acids and Outcomes Research Consortium (FORCE), 21 May 2019, In : Circulation. 139, 21, p. 2422-2436 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Linoleic Acid
Cardiovascular Diseases
Biomarkers
Arachidonic Acid

Depression and eating styles are independently associated with dietary intake

Paans, N. P. G., Gibson-Smith, D., Bot, M., van Strien, T., Brouwer, I. A., Visser, M. & Penninx, B. W. J. H., 1 Mar 2019, In : Appetite. 134, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Eating
Depression
Fast Foods
Snacks
Mediterranean Diet