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Nutrition and Metabolism

Nutrition and Mental Health Group - NUTRISAM

Grup de Nutrició i Salut Mental - NUTRISAM


Team members

Team leader

Victoria Arija Val

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Carmen Hernández
  • Cristina Bedmar
  • Estefanía Aparicio
  • Josefa Canals Sans
  • Núria Aranda
  • Núria Voltas

Resarchers in training

  • Cristina Jardí


The NUTRISAM group has as its main objectives:

1. The study of the frequency and distribution of health problems, their risk factors (nutritional status, behaviors and eating habits, physical activity, air pollution and exposure to toxins, stress, mental health, gender , the socio-economic environment ...), and its impact on mental health.

2. A better knowledge of the molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms involved in the etiopathogenesis of mental illnesses and associated disorders.

3. The promotion of health and optimal neurodevelopment, the prevention of diseases and mental disorders and the development of new interventions to change behaviors, life habits, etc. and the improvement of social contexts related to public health and mental well-being.


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Work Center for R&D&I in Nutrition and Health
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Generalitat de Catalunya

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)

ICS - Institut Català de la Salut

Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus

Centre de Recerca de Catalunya

Spain Excellence University - Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Excellence Research Spain, Excellence Postgraduate Spain

HR Excellence in Research

Institut Pere Mata, Hospital Psiquiàtric Universitari




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