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Inge Brouwer

Associate Professor, Division of Human Nutrition at Wageningen University & Research

Areas of expertise

  • Micronutrient deficiencies
  • Food-based approaches
  • Dietary diversity
  • Developing countries

About Me

Dr. Inge Brouwer is Associate Professor in the Division of Human Nutrition at Wageningen University. She received her MSc and PhD from Wageningen University 1986 and 1994, respectively.

Major Works

  • Talsma EF, Melse-Boonstra A, Kok B de, Mbera G, Mwangi AM, Brouwer ID. Biofortified cassava with pro-vitamin A is sensory and culturally acceptable for consumption by primary school children in Kenya. PLoS ONE 2013; 8(9):e73433.Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073433
  • Cercamondi CI, Icard-Verniere C, Egli IM, Vernay M, Hama F, Brouwer ID, Zeder C, Berger J, Hurrell R, Mouquet-River C. A Higher proportion of iron-rich leafy Vegetables in a typical Burkinabe maize meal does not increase the amount of iron absorbed in young women. J Nutr 2014; 144: 1394–1400
  • Koreissi Y, Fanou-Fogny N, Moretti D, Schutz S, Dossa RAM, Egli I, Zimmermann MB, Brouwer ID. Dephytinization with intrinsic wheat phytase and iron fortification significantly increase iron absorption from fonio (Digitaria exilis) in West-African Women. PlosONE 2013; 8(10):e70613. Doi:10.1371/jounrla.pone.0070613 (IF 4.092, Q1)
  • Chang S, Lingxia, Brouwer ID, Kok FJ, Yan H. Effect of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy on child mental development in rural China. Peadiatrics 2013 (131);e755-763
  • Macharia-Mutie CW, Omusundi AM, Mwai JM, Mwangi AM, Brouwer ID. Prevalence of inadequate iron intake and anemia could be considerably reduced by dietary diversification with grain amaranth or fortification with micronutrient powder containing NaFeEDTA among children in Kenya. Journal of Nutrition 2012; 142(9): 1756-63

Courses and Programs taught by Inge Brouwer


Food, Nutrition and Health

Professional Certificate
2 courses