Juscelino Tovar

Project Manager, Researcher, Professor of Biochemistry and Nutrition, PhD, MSc

Research areas and keywords

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


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. Experienced in nutritional features of starch and dietary fiber. Over one hundred peer-reviewed publications. Active international collaborative research actions.


- 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's in Food Studies (EMFS)


Recent research outputs

Cárdenas-Castro, A. P., Pérez-Jiménez, J., Bello-Pérez, L. A., Juscelino Tovar & Sáyago-Ayerdi, S. G., 2020 May 5, In : Cereal Chemistry. 97, 3, p. 670-680

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magallanes-Cruz, P. A., Bello-Pérez, L. A., Agama-Acevedo, E., Juscelino Tovar & Carmona-Garcia, R., 2020, In : LWT - Food Science and Technology. 108834.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Furlan, C. P. B., Valle, S. C., Maróstica, M. R., Östman, E., Björck, I. & Juscelino Tovar, 2019 Sep, In : Journal of Functional Foods. 60, 103443.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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