Research area: Food composition and nutritive value

Composició i valor nutritiu dels aliments

Research area: Food composition and nutritive value


Research Lines

Biostimulants and biofertilisers to improve fruit quality.
- Contact: Sergi Munné
- Email: smunne@ub.edu
- Research Group: ANTIOX-AgriFood Biotech (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Organic products) (Olive Oil) (Other Fruits and Vegetables) (Tomato) (Citrus Fruits) (Mediterranean Diet)

Composition and stability of breastmilk.
- Contact: M. Carmen López
- Email: mclopez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional and Bromatological Aspects of Lipids (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Breast Milk)

Detection and identification of peptide substances that add value to functional foods.
- Contact: José Barbosa
- Email: barbosa@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioanalysis (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Olive Oil) (Consumers) (Food Supplements) (Public Administration) (Breast Milk) (Beer) (Wine)

Factors that modify the presence of bioactive compounds and their effectiveness.
- Contact: Rosa M Lamuela
- Email: lamuela@ub.edu
- Research Group: Natural Antioxidants: Polyphenols (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Organic products) (Other Fats and Oils) (Olive Oil) (Other Fruits and Vegetables) (Tomato) (Citrus Fruits) (Beer) (Wine) (Cocoa)

Food composition: vitamin E and carotenoids.
- Contact: Sergi Munné
- Email: smunne@ub.edu
- Research Group: ANTIOX-AgriFood Biotech (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Organic products) (Olive Oil) (Other Fruits and Vegetables) (Tomato) (Citrus Fruits) (Mediterranean Diet)

Fruit physiology and technology.
- Contact: Sergi Munné
- Email: smunne@ub.edu
- Research Group: ANTIOX-AgriFood Biotech (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Organic products) (Olive Oil) (Other Fruits and Vegetables) (Tomato) (Citrus Fruits) (Mediterranean Diet)

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)

Immunomodulation and bioactive compounds in breastmilk.
- Contact: Margarida Castell and Angels Franch
- Email: angelsfranch@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Food Supplements) (Breast Milk)

Qualitative and quantitative composition of bioactive compounds in foods. Assessment of dietary uptake and risk. Interactions with drugs.
- Contact: M. Carmen Vidal
- Email: mcvidal@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioactive Amines and Polyamines in Foods (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Fish) (Other Fruits and Vegetables) (Consumers) (Meat and Meat Products) (Public Administration) (Other Drinks)

Studies of biofunctionality of bioactive compounds.
- Contact: Joana Planas
- Email: jmplanas@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional Physiology and Pathophysiology (+INFO)
- Market Sector:

Study of bioactive compounds.
- Contact: Francesc Guardiola and Magda Rafecas
- Email: magdarafecas@ub.edu
- Research Group: LIBIFOOD-Lipids and bioactive compounds in the food chain (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Bread and Pastries) (Eggs and Egg Products) (Gastronomia i Ciències Culinàries) (Food Supplements) (Meat and Meat Products)

Use of fats and fatty by-products in animal feeds: influence on the quality of foods of animal origin.
- Contact: Francesc Guardiola
- Email: fguardiola@ub.edu
- Research Group: LIBIFOOD-Lipids and bioactive compounds in the food chain (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Feed) (Eggs and Egg Products) (Other Fats and Oils) (Meat and Meat Products)

Use of methionine hydroxy analogue in poultry nutrition.
- Contact: Ruth Ferrer
- Email: rutferrer@ub.edu
- Research Group: Intestinal Transport and the Barrier Function of the Epithelia (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Feed) (Food Supplements)