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NUTRIENTS – 2020 travel award for junior scientists

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 consisting of senior scholars from the Nutrients Editorial Board. Candidate Requirements: – Postdoctoral fellows or […]


Association between macromolecular antioxidants and intestinal microbiota

Imagen Publicación Jara

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 microbiota in reducing the risk of various chronic diseases, which in turn has increased interest […]


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

Presentación etiquetado nutricional

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 course is organized by CSIC and is coordinated by the ICTAN researcher Dr. Jara Pérez-Jiménez. […]


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

Foro Teófilo Hernando de Jóvenes Investigadores

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 of this cycle will be Dr. Jara Pérez-Jiménez, researcher at the Department of Metabolism of […]


Mercedes Careche WEFTA Award winner 2019

Premio WEFTA

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 scientist who has contributed significantly and outstanding to the fields of seafood processing, seafood product […]


Invitation to submit special issue NUTRIENTS – Vitamin A: dietary intake and bioavailability

NUTRIENTS (IF: 4.171)-Special issue. Vitamin A: Dietary Intake and Bioavailability of Provitamin A Carotenoids and Retinol in Human Health. Guest Editor: Dr. B. Olmedilla-Alonso, Dr. E. Rodríguez Rodríguez. Special Issue Information: Vitamin A is an essential nutrient obtained through diet, either as retinol from animal products or as provitamin A carotenoids, although mainly from plant […]


The world of carotenoids: colors, food and health

Portada libro Carotenoides

The Spanish Carotenoid Network, known as CaRed, has published a divulgative book on carotenoids (in Spanish) that can be downloaded from this link: CaRed, includes10 Spanish research groups dedicated to the study of carotenoids, including Begoña Olmedilla-Alonso, researcher at ICTAN. CaRed was formed in early 2016, funded by the “Networks of Excellence” program of the […]