Research program: Eating Habits and Behaviour

In this section, you will find those research lines related to eating habits and beavious and different areas such as the effect of diet and physical activity on health.

Research area: Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level


Research Lines

Assesment of healthy dietary patterns and food frequency questionaries. Development of food composition tables and databases of biomarkers of bioactive compounds intake. Characterization of "Food metabolome".
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group:
- Market Sector: (Organic products) (Bread and Pastries) (Gastronomia i Ciències Culinàries) (Mediterranean Diet) (Consumers) (Food Supplements) (Breast Milk) (Beer) (Wine) (Cocoa)

Clinical and epidemiological studies.
- Contact: Rosa M Lamuela
- Email: lamuela@ub.edu
- Research Group: Natural Antioxidants: Polyphenols (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Other Fats and Oils) (Olive Oil) (Tomato) (Mediterranean Diet) (Wine)

Development of research tools in nutricion: database generation, analyses and questionnaire validation.
- Contact: Andreu Farran Codina
- Email: afarran@ub.edu
- Research Group: Applied Nutrition (+INFO)
- Market Sector:

Epidemiological sutides related to eating behaviours and health.
- Contact: Maria Izquierdo
- Email: maria_izquierdo@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional Genomics (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Mediterranean Diet)

Histamine intolerance: Metabolomic and genomic biomarkers, clinical studies, microbioma and probiotics with DAO activity.
- Contact: M. Carmen Vidal
- Email: mcvidal@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioactive Amines and Polyamines in Foods (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Consumers) (Food Supplements)

Identification of metabolomic profiles associated with metabotypes of risk of disease and / or healthy aging. Interindividual differences in food intake, identification of high and low responders. RCTs, cohort and / or epidemiological studies.
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group: Biomarkers and Nutritional and Food Metabolomics (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Food Supplements) (Breast Milk) (Beer) (Wine) (Cocoa)

Nutrition and cognitive and psychosocial development during childhood and adolescence.
- Contact: Maria Izquierdo
- Email: maria_izquierdo@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional Genomics (+INFO)
- Market Sector:

Nutrition, physical activity and body composition. Interaction studies between nutritional status and physical activity on health and aging.
- Contact: Andreu Farran Codina
- Email: afarran@ub.edu
- Research Group: Applied Nutrition (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Food Supplements)