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Volunteers for nutrition study

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 with type 2 diabetes, being under treatment with metformin. – They cannot suffer cardiovascular diseases […]

Paper Invitation: NUTRIENTS, special Issue “Carotenoid Biomarkers of Dietary Exposure and Nutritional Status”

As the Guest Editor of Special Issue below, I would like to invite you to collaborate as a contributor author in Special Issue of the journal Nutrients entitled “Carotenoid Biomarkers of Dietary Exposure and Nutritional Status”. The newly Impact Factor (IF) for Nutrients increased from 5.717 to 6.706 (Journal Citation Report, 2021 Edition). Nutrients now […]

Seminars “Microbiota, metabolitos fenólicos de la dieta y entrenamiento inmune: posible papel frente a enfermedades infecciosas e inflamatorias”

Date: Friday, october 14, 2022 at 12:00 am Place: Lecture Hall of the Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN) Title: “Microbiota, metabolitos fenólicos de la dieta y entrenamiento inmune: posible papel frente a enfermedades infecciosas e inflamatorias”. Speaker: Dr. Héctor Rodríguez López Contact: cultura.ictan@csic.es

New project “NutriLecturas en tu barrio” brings science to your neighborhood.

On September 15th, ICTAN hold the launching meeting of the project “NutriLecturas en tu barrio” (NutriLecturas in your neighborhood). This project aims to promote a new way to discover science by general public and to enjoy reading, through open book clubs of scientific dissemination texts at some Madrid neighbourhoods. NutriLecturas en tu barrio , coordinated […]

ICTAN participates in the FERMENTATION 2022 International Congress

PIMENTO is the COST ACTION “Promoting Innovation of fermented foods” (2021-2025) with the participation of ICTAN members. PIMENTO CA20128 at a glance in the International Conference Fermentation 2022: Science met the culinary arts in Chicago at the first in-person conference of The Fermentation Association (TFA). Participation of over 200 food and beverage professionals from 15 […]

Miguel Hernández University summer course

The summer course “Current challenges in agriculture and biotechnology for food production” will be held in Orihuela (Alicante), from June 27th to July 1st. The course is framed within Miguel Hérnández University summer activities and it is supported by the Spanish Researcher Association. Its aims are, among others, to show the main chalenges food production […]

Seminars “Dietary habits and nutritional recommendations for children and adolescents in Poland. Possibilities of scientific cooperation between Spain and Poland”

Date: Friday, may 20, 2022 at 12:00 am Place: Lecture Hall of the Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN) Title: “Dietary habits and nutritional recommendations for children and adolescents in Poland. Possibilities of scientific cooperation between Spain and Poland”. Speaker: Dras. Edyta Łuszczki y Katarzyna Dereń Contact: