Research area: Effects on the organism and health

Efectes sobre l'organisme

Research area: Effects on the organism and health


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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)

Diet and ageing in senescence-accelerated mice (SAM).
- Contact: Miquel Moretó
- Email: mmoreto@ub.edu
- Research Group: Digestive Physiology and Nutritional Adaptations (FIDAN) (+INFO)
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Diet and prevention of inflammatory bowel disease in animal models.
- Contact: Miquel Moretó
- Email: mmoreto@ub.edu
- Research Group: Digestive Physiology and Nutritional Adaptations (FIDAN) (+INFO)
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Effect of olive oil consumption on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
- Contact: M. Carmen López
- Email: mclopez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional and Bromatological Aspects of Lipids (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Olive Oil)

Effect of prebiotics on gut health indicators.
- Contact: Ruth Ferrer and Raquel Martin Venegas
- Email: raquelmartin@ub.edu
- Research Group: Intestinal Transport and the Barrier Function of the Epithelia (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Feed) (Food Supplements)

Effects of phytosterols and fibre on the absorption of fatty acids and plasma lipids.
- Contact:
- Email: magdarafecas@ub.edu
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Efficacy and safety of fat-binding compounds.
- Contact:
- Email: magdarafecas@ub.edu
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Epidemiological sutides related to eating behaviours and health.
- Contact: Maria Izquierdo
- Email: maria_izquierdo@ub.edu
- Research Group: Precision nutrition and behavioral (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Mediterranean Diet)

Experimental immunonutrition with cocoa and antioxidants.
- Contact: Margarida Castell
- Email: margaridacastell@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Food Supplements) (Cocoa)

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)

Importance of fatty acids during the first stage of life.
- Contact:
- Email: mclopez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional and Bromatological Aspects of Lipids (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Breast Milk)

Intestinal nutrient transport.
- Contact: Joana Planas
- Email: jmplanas@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional Physiology and Pathophysiology (+INFO)
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Nutrition and cognitive and psychosocial development during childhood and adolescence.
- Contact: Maria Izquierdo
- Email: maria_izquierdo@ub.edu
- Research Group: Precision nutrition and behavioral (+INFO)
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Nutrition, genetic variations, sleep and chronobiology: impact on health.
- Contact: Maria Izquierdo
- Email: maria_izquierdo@ub.edu
- Research Group: Precision nutrition and behavioral (+INFO)
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Preclinical studies of inflammation, allergy and the development of the intestinal immune system.
- Contact: Margarida Castell and Francisco Pérez
- Email: franciscoperez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Breast Milk)

Regulation of epithelial functions of permeability and nutrient absorption.
- Contact: Miquel Moretó
- Email: mmoreto@ub.edu
- Research Group: Digestive Physiology and Nutritional Adaptations (FIDAN) (+INFO)
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Role of oxidative stress and the arachidonic acid cascade on cell proliferation.
- Contact: Juan José Moreno
- Email: jjmoreno@ub.edu
- Research Group: Eicosanox (+INFO)
- Market Sector: (Other Fats and Oils) (Olive Oil) (Mediterranean Diet) (Food Supplements) (Wine)

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 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)