Juscelino Tovar

Senior Researcher, Project Manager

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Researcher in applied nutrition with biology and biochemistry background. Major research interest in functional foods with modulating action on cardiometabolic risk factors, including clinical evaluation of physiological effects. Interest in nutritional features of starch and dietary fiber. 110+ peer-reviewed publications. Active international collaborative research actions. Associate Editor of Heliyon-Food Science & Nutrition and Frontiers in Nutrition.


- Food Chemistry and Nutrition

- Food and Diet: Physiological Effects and Consequences

- The Relation of the Food Industry Towards Society and Consumer

- Integrated Food Project (European Master in Food Studies, EMFS)


UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Natural Sciences


  • Cardiometabolic Risk
  • Diabetes
  • Diet
  • Dietary interventions
  • Functional Foods
  • Meals
  • Nutrition
  • Prevention
  • Metabolism
  • Carbohydrates
  • Metabolites
  • Glycemic response
  • Starch
  • Dietary Fibre
  • Physiological markers


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