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Nutrition and Metabolism

Human Nutrition Unit: Prevention and Epigenetics


Team members

Team leader

Mònica Bulló BonetJordi Salas-Salvadó

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Albert Salas-Huetos
  • Andrés Díaz López
  • Cristopher Papandreou
  • Joan Fernández-Ballart
  • Michelle Murphy
  • Nancy Babio Sánchez
  • Pablo Hernández Alonso
  • Pol Solé Navais
  • Silvia Canudas Puig


  • Carles Munné i Cuevas

Resarchers in training

  • Cinta Sofía Ferreira Pego
  • Gemma Ornosa Martín
  • Guillermo Mena Sánchez
  • Jesús Francisco García-Gavilán
  • José María Colomina Muela
  • Júlia Haro Barceló
  • Laura Barrubés Piñol
  • Lucia Camacho-Barcia
  • Nerea Becerra Tomás
  • Núria Rosique-Esteban
  • Simona Giardina


Our research interests are:

  • Studying the classical biochemical and nutritional determinants in incidence of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome in the PREDIMED.
  • Evaluating the effect of nut consumption on inflammation and glucose metabolism.
  • Evaluating the effect of the glycemic load diet on adiposity, inflammation and insulin resistance, the mechanisms involved in tissue.
  • Studying the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Latin America and its environmental determinants.
  • Evaluating the effect of the satiety on weight loss and maintenance.

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