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H2020, V-Place Project

10 de December de 2020 | News

The European project “The V-Place – Enabling consumer choice in Vegan or Vegetarian food products”, financed by EIT-Food in which 6 institutions from 5 European countries have participated (Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland) being CSIC the Spanish partner. As part of … Read more


NutriLecturas scientific dissemination project is launched

4 de November de 2020 | News

The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) has included, among the funded scientific dissemination projects in its last call, “NutriLecturas: promoting open reading clubs on scientific books in research centres”, coordinated by Dr. Jara Pérez, from ICTAN. This project, … Read more

Pimientos rojos (Capsicum annuum)-variedad Lamuyo

Red peppers storaged in the refrigerator for 3 weeks: changes in texture and carotenoid content

23 de October de 2020 | News

Today’s consumption patterns are characterized by periodical purchases of food and longer food storage periods which could have a negative effect on nutrients and other healthy components. Specifically in red peppers (Lamuyo variety), researchers from the CSIC (ICTAN and SGAI) … Read more

NUTRIENTS - 2020 Travel Award

NUTRIENTS – 2020 travel award for junior scientists

18 de September de 2020 | News

We are pleased to announce that NUTRIENTS will be awarding 2020 Travel Award for junior scientists. One winner will be selected from each section in Nutrients, including 13 sections in total. The applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee … Read more

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Association between macromolecular antioxidants and intestinal microbiota

8 de September de 2020 | News

European Journal of Nutrition has published an observational study showing  the association between the intake of macromolecular antioxidants and intestinal microbiota profile by the first time. During last years, many studies have pointed out the importance of a balanced intestinal … Read more

Estudio Cacaoba

Volunteers for nutrition study

15 de July de 2020 | News

We are looking for volunteers for a study on the health effects of compounds present in foods of vegetal origin. – Volunteers should be aged 40-70 and exhibit overweight or obesity (BMI, 26-40 kg/m2) – They must have been diagnosed … Read more


Course from Menéndez Pelayo International University on nutrition labelling

13 de July de 2020 | News

From September 28th to October 2nd, the course “Towards a comprehensive approach of nutrition labelling” will be held at ICTAN. This course, directed by Dr. Jara Pérez, from ICTAN, belongs to the summer programme of the Menéndez Pelayo International University … Read more

Presentación etiquetado nutricional

Registration opened for AECID-CSIC course on nutritional labelling in Montevideo

17 de December de 2019 | News

The training centre of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) in Montevideo will celebrate, from March 17th to 20th, the International Course “Nutritional labelling: towards an efficient combination of scientific evidence, food safety and consumer information”. This … Read more

Foro Teófilo Hernando de Jóvenes Investigadores

ICTAN researcher’s talk at the National Royal Academy of Medicine

6 de November de 2019 | News

Since 2018, the Teófilo Hernando Foundation, in collaboration with the National Royal Academy of Medicine, organizes the Young Researchers “Teófilo Hernando” Forum, with the aim that remarked young researchers show their most relevant studies. The speaker of the sixth session … Read more

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Mercedes Careche WEFTA Award winner 2019

23 de October de 2019 | News

Mercedes Careche, Research Professor at ICTAN, leader of the group Quality and Safety of Fish and Aquaculture Products, QUALIFISH, has won the Scientific Award from the West European Fish Technologists Association (WEFTA). An annual award is given to a WEFTA … Read more