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Happy Christmas 2023

December 22, 2023

Happy Christmas 2023 May these festive holidays and the upcoming year 2024 be filled with success, health, prosperity, and new scientific discoveries!



Participation “LIFESTYLE, DIET, WINE & HEALTH” 2023

October 19, 2023

Participation “LIFESTYLE, DIET, WINE & HEALTH” 2023 Several members of our research group, led by Dr. Rosa M. Lamuela and Dr. Maria Pérez, as well as researchers Rocío Gutiérrez and Polina Galkina, are participating in the prestigious “LIFESTYLE, DIET, WINE & HEALTH” congress, which takes place from October 18 to 20, 2023, in Toledo, Spain.



Promotion of Cardiovascular Health in Adolescents at School: A Randomized Group Clinical Trial.

September 12, 2023

Promotion of Cardiovascular Health in Adolescents at School: A Randomized Group Clinical Trial. Cardiovascular diseases are strongly associated with unhealthy habits, such as a low-quality nutritional diet, sedentary lifestyle, lack of physical activity, or tobacco consumption. Many of these behaviors are already present during childhood and adolescence. For this reason, the school environment plays a key role in promoting health, as it can have an early impact on a population level through the educational community.



Happy 30th anniversary to the Polyphenol Research Group!

July 7, 2023

Happy 30th anniversary to the Polyphenol Research Group! Over the course of 30 years, we have participated in numerous research projects and established collaborations with numerous researchers at the national and international level. For three decades, we have focused on studying polyphenols and their impact on human health, striving to conduct rigorous and excellent research that would not have been possible without the generosity, hard work, and talent of all the individuals who have been involved in our research projects



Four professors from our group included in the list of the top Spanish women scientists

June 2, 2023

Four professors from our group included in the list of the top Spanish women scientists We are pleased to announce that all 4 professors from our group are included in the list of the top Spanish women scientists https://www.webometrics.info/en/investigadoras



The Polyphenol Research Group unveils a new logo on its 30th anniversary

May 26, 2023

The Polyphenol Research Group unveils a new logo on its 30th anniversary We celebrate our 30th anniversary with the launch of a new logo designed to commemorate our trajectory in excellent scientific research. With a focus on innovation and cutting-edge advancements, the design represents the growth and evolution of the gro



The First International Conference on Antioxidants: Sources, Methods, Health Benefits and Industrial Applications

May 10, 2023

The First International Conference on Antioxidants: Sources, Methods, Health Benefits and Industrial Applications From May 10 to 12, the first edition of the “International Conference on Antioxidants: Sources, Methods, Health Benefits and Industrial Applications” is taking place in Barcelona. This conference is organized by the open access journal Antioxidants, published by MDPI.



Scientific meeting with Dr. Rajeev Bhat from Estonian University of Life Sciences

May 8, 2023

Scientific meeting with Dr. Rajeev Bhat from Estonian University of Life Sciences From April 24th to 28th, we had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Rajeev Bhat from the Estonian University of Life Sciences at the University of Barcelona. Dr. Bhat is an expert in agri-food technology, with a focus on sustainable food production and food security.



Study describes beneficial effects of peanut consumption on vascular health in young, healthy individuals

March 27, 2023

Study describes beneficial effects of peanut consumption on vascular health in young, healthy individuals According to a study published in the Antioxidants journal and led by the professor at the University of Barcelona, Rosa M. Lamuela, the consumption of peanuts and peanut butter could have beneficial effects on vascular health in young and healthy individuals.



Visit of researchers from the University of Grénoble (UGA)

January 13, 2023

Visit of researchers from the University of Grénoble (UGA) Organized from the Vice-Rectorate for Research of the UB, yesterday January 12 took place at the Torribera Campus a visit of researchers from the University of Grénoble (UGA) led by Christophe Moinard, director of the SFR Nutrition ” Structure Federati



New opportunities for researchers

November 10, 2022

New opportunities for researchers In collaboration with Dr Joan Romanyà of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences of the University of Barcelona, candidates are being selected to work on a project in the area of soil and food organic compound analysis: A postdoctoral researcher =



Polyphenol consumption in adolescents is associated with better cardiovascular health

October 25, 2022

Polyphenol consumption in adolescents is associated with better cardiovascular health The consumption of polyphenols in adolescents is associated with better cardiovascular health, according to a collaborative study in which the University of Barcelona, the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, the Center for Biomedical Research Network on Pathophys



The consumption of extra virgin olive oil during pregnancy increases the level of antioxidants in breast milk and in the infant

October 25, 2022

The consumption of extra virgin olive oil during pregnancy increases the level of antioxidants in breast milk and in the infant The consumption of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) increases the level of phenolic compounds in breast milk and its effect can cross the placental barrier to reach the offspring.



We are looking for candidates to do a doctoral thesis!

June 28, 2022

We are looking for candidates to do a doctoral thesis! We are starting a new selection of candidates who wish to do their doctoral thesis in our research group. These new doctoral theses will be focused both in the field of Food Science and Technology and in the field of Nutrition. In any case, the candida



CCNIEC-EROSKI Foundation award for the best doctoral theses

January 21, 2022

CCNIEC-EROSKI Foundation award for the best doctoral theses Dr. Anallely López Yerena, from our research group, has been awarded in the IV Edition of the CCNIEC-Fundació EROSKI awards for the best doctoral thesis of 2020-2021 among the groups that form the Centre Català de la Nutrició de l’Institut d’Estudis Ca



The ARISTOTLE study describes the potential benefits of peanut consumption in young, healthy people.

October 8, 2021

The ARISTOTLE study describes the potential benefits of peanut consumption in young, healthy people. The study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition provides new insights into the beneficial effects of a nut-rich diet on human health. According to the study, which focuses on peanut consumption, daily intake of peanut products may have beneficial



The nutritional properties of olive oil from the wild olive trees of the Medes Islands revealed

November 3, 2020

The nutritional properties of olive oil from the wild olive trees of the Medes Islands revealed In collaboration with researchers from the UB’s Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN2UB), the Institute for Food and Agricultural Research and Technology (IRTA), the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training (IFAPA) and



What and how to eat during cancer

September 29, 2020

What and how to eat during cancer This audiovisual project led by Dr Anna Tresserra of our research group and Dr Raul Zamora (IDIBELL) aims to give cancer patients, families and health professionals food guidelines and recipes that minimize side effects, such as vomiting or lack of app



We are looking for candidates for the Juan de la Cierva 2020 scholarships (Training and Incorporation)

July 30, 2020

We are looking for candidates for the Juan de la Cierva 2020 scholarships (Training and Incorporation) We are currently looking for candidates for the Juan de la Cierva 2020 call (this call is expected to start in December). We are looking for candidates for the area of “Food Science and Technology” who wish to join our group through this grant (both in



New Webpage 2020

April 3, 2020

New Webpage 2020 In the Natural Antioxidants group we are happy to present our new website, which has been completely renovated in its image and content to adapt to new technological trends. The new website integrally gathers all the information about our research grou



Domestic sautéing: How does the phenolic composition of extra virgin olive oil affect it?

April 2, 2020

Domestic sautéing: How does the phenolic composition of extra virgin olive oil affect it? In one of the group’s recent works, published in the journal Antioxidants, changes in the polyphenolic profile of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) during the domestic sautéing process, commonly used in the Mediterranean diet, were evaluated. A complete fa



Why should you add onion to your tomato sauce?

July 23, 2018

Why should you add onion to your tomato sauce? Recientemente en La Vanguardia se ha publicado el Artí­culo “Por qué debes poner cebolla a tu salsa de tomate” en referencia a la investigación realizada por nuestro grupo de investigación.