I A Brouwer

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Fortification of food with folic acid diminishes the number of neural tube defects]
    I A Brouwer
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, afd Voeding en Gezondheid, De Boelelaan 0085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:185-6. 2008
  2. pmc Effect of animal and industrial trans fatty acids on HDL and LDL cholesterol levels in humans--a quantitative review
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e9434. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Omega-3 PUFA: good or bad for prostate cancer?
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    Department of Nutrition and Health, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 79:97-9. 2008
  4. pmc Effect of fish oil on ventricular tachyarrhythmia in three studies in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:820-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Association of serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with C-reactive protein in men
    I Reinders
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:736-41. 2012
  6. doi request reprint No effect of fish oil supplementation on serum inflammatory markers and their interrelationships: a randomized controlled trial in healthy, middle-aged individuals
    G K Pot
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1353-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine-lowering effect of 500 microg folic acid every other day versus 250 microg/day
    I A Brouwer
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:194-7. 2000
  8. pmc Serum vitamin D and parathyroid hormone in relation to cardiac structure and function: the ICELAND-MI substudy of AGES-Reykjavik
    A J van Ballegooijen
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2544-52. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint [Fish fatty acids and cardiovascular diseases--an update]
    I A Brouwer
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2009-14. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of folate from processed spinach in humans. Effect of food matrix and interaction with carotenoids
    J J Castenmiller
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:163-9. 2000

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint [Fortification of food with folic acid diminishes the number of neural tube defects]
    I A Brouwer
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, afd Voeding en Gezondheid, De Boelelaan 0085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:185-6. 2008
    ..Until then, it is important to generate more attention and publicity in order to increase awareness and knowledge concerning folic acid and to promote its use before and after conception...
  2. pmc Effect of animal and industrial trans fatty acids on HDL and LDL cholesterol levels in humans--a quantitative review
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e9434. 2010
    ..We reviewed the literature, estimated the effects trans fatty acids from ruminant sources and of conjugated trans linoleic acid (CLA) on blood lipoproteins, and compared these with industrial trans fatty acids...
  3. doi request reprint Omega-3 PUFA: good or bad for prostate cancer?
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    Department of Nutrition and Health, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 79:97-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this meta-analysis was to estimate quantitatively the associations between intake or status of omega-3 polyunsaturated (omega-3 PUFA) fatty acids and occurrence of prostate cancer in observational studies in humans...
  4. pmc Effect of fish oil on ventricular tachyarrhythmia in three studies in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Ingeborg A Brouwer
    TI Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 30:820-6. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Association of serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with C-reactive protein in men
    I Reinders
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:736-41. 2012
    ..We also examined whether exposure to mercury, an environmental contaminant in fish, which is also a major source of long-chain n-3 PUFA, was associated with CRP...
  6. doi request reprint No effect of fish oil supplementation on serum inflammatory markers and their interrelationships: a randomized controlled trial in healthy, middle-aged individuals
    G K Pot
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1353-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, we determined the effects of fish oil supplementation on 19 serum inflammatory markers and their interrelationships in healthy, middle-aged individuals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine-lowering effect of 500 microg folic acid every other day versus 250 microg/day
    I A Brouwer
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:194-7. 2000
    ..Supplementation with folic acid decreases tHcy. We investigated whether supplementation with 500 microg folic acid every other day is as effective in lowering tHcy as 250 microg folic acid each day...
  8. pmc Serum vitamin D and parathyroid hormone in relation to cardiac structure and function: the ICELAND-MI substudy of AGES-Reykjavik
    A J van Ballegooijen
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2544-52. 2013
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that vitamin D and PTH may play a role in the development of cardiac diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Fish fatty acids and cardiovascular diseases--an update]
    I A Brouwer
    Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2009-14. 2008
    ..However, patients with a ventricular arrhythmia who do not receive specific anti-arrhythmic medication should be careful about taking fish oil capsules...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of folate from processed spinach in humans. Effect of food matrix and interaction with carotenoids
    J J Castenmiller
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:163-9. 2000
    ..The consumption of the carotenoid supplement did not have an effect on plasma folate concentrations compared with the control group. The food matrix in which the folate is entrapped plays a role in folate bioavailability...
  11. doi request reprint Serum parathyroid hormone in relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: the hoorn study
    A J van Ballegooijen
    VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E638-45. 2013
    ..We suggest to evaluate whether individuals with high PTH concentrations benefit from therapeutic approaches targeted to decrease PTH concentrations...
  12. doi request reprint Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular health: research completed?
    I A Brouwer
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:541-7. 2013
    ..The exact size of effect will remain hard to determine. Further research is warranted on the effects of ruminant trans fatty acids and CLA on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of conjugated linoleic acid, a natural trans fat from milk and meat, on human blood pressure: results from a randomized crossover feeding study
    M F Engberink
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Hum Hypertens 26:127-32. 2012
    ..13 mm Hg (-0.25, 2.51) systolic and -0.44 mm Hg (-1.62, 0.73) diastolic compared with the oleic acid diet. Our study suggests that short-term high intakes of cis-9,trans-11 CLA do not affect BP in healthy volunteers...
  14. doi request reprint A high intake of conjugated linoleic acid does not affect liver and kidney function tests in healthy human subjects
    A J Wanders
    Department of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:587-90. 2010
    ..2U/L (p=0.002). No one exceeded the upper limit of 50 U/L for men and 40 U/L for women. A daily intake of 19.3 g CLA for 3 weeks does not produce clinically relevant effects on markers of liver and kidney function in healthy volunteers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomised controlled clinical trial on supplemental intake of n-3 fatty acids and incidence of cardiac arrhythmia: SOFA
    I A Brouwer
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences WCFS, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1323-30. 2003
    ..n-3 PUFA may exert their protective effect through reducing the susceptibility for cardiac arrhythmia...