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educator , Nutritionist

Thomas Andrew Bruce Sanders, British nutritionist, educator. Achievements include research in demonstrating the need to balance omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in the diet; elaborating the effects of posprandial lipaemia on activating the coagulation system; comparing the health of vegetarians with meat-eaters; explaining the plasma triglyceride lowering effect of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.

Background

Sanders, Thomas Andrew Bruce was born on December 29, 1949 in Eastbourne, United Kingdom. Son of John Bruce and Annie Sanders.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nutrution, University London, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1976. Doctor of Science, University London, 1996.

Career

Research fellow QEC University London, 1977-1982. Lecturer in nutrition King's College London, 1982-1991, reader in nutrition, 1991-1994, professor nutrition and dietetics, since 1994, head department nutrition and dietetics, 1995—2001, director nutrition food and health research center, since 2001. Board directors International Foundation for Nutrition Research and Education, Switzerland, since 1998.

Nutritional director Family Heart Association, United Kingdom, 1992-2000, Heart United Kingdom, 2001^. Science governor British Nutrition Foundation, 2000. Editorial board British Journal Nutrition, 1985-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in demonstrating the need to balance omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. Elaborating the effects of posprandial lipaemia on activating the coagulation system. Comparing the health of vegetarians with meat-eaters.

    Explaining the plasma triglyceride lowering effect of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.

Works

Membership

Member United Kingdom Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, London, 1994-2000. Member United Kingdom Steering Group on Chemical Apsects of Food Surveillance, London, 1993-1995. Member joint expert consultation on the role of oils and fats in human nutrition Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/World Health Organization, Rome, 1993.

Member Nutrition Society (member council 1984-1987), British Atherosclerosis Society (honorary secretary 1993-1998), Royal Society Medicine.

Connections

Married Linda Marie Fassbender, October 20, 1973. Children: Toby, Mila.

father:
John Bruce

mother:
Annie Sanders

spouse:
Linda Marie Fassbender

children:
Toby Sanders

Mila Sanders