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 the journals Nutrients, 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)


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

UKÄ subject classification

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

Free keywords

  • 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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