Market subsector: Food Supplements

Market subsector: Food Supplements


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:
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Effects on the organism and health)

Detection and identification of peptide substances that add value to functional foods.
- Contact: José Barbosa
- Email: barbosa@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioanalysis (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Valorization of Food By-products) (Process Optimization and Improvement of Food Quality) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques) (Food Authentication and Control of Food Fraud) (Food composition and nutritive value)

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)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health)

Experimental immunonutrition with cocoa and antioxidants.
- Contact: Margarida Castell
- Email: margaridacastell@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health)

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)
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques) (Effects on the organism and health)

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)
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Immunomodulation and bioactive compounds in breastmilk.
- Contact: Margarida Castell and Angels Franch
- Email: angelsfranch@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Food composition and nutritive value)

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)
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level)

Role of oxidative stress and the arachidonic acid cascade on cell proliferation.
- Contact: Juan José Moreno
- Email: jjmoreno@ub.edu
- Research Group: Eicosanox (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health)

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)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health) (Food composition and nutritive value)

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)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Validation of targeted and untargeted metabolomics analysis by NMR and LC-MS / MS in biological samples. Bioinformatic tools for biological interpretation and visualization.
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group: Biomarkers and Nutritional and Food Metabolomics (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques)