Nutrients and bioactive compounds in foods and by-products

  • Development of methods for the extraction, identification and quantification of new bioactive compounds in food and/or waste from the agri-food industry. Characterization of compounds with antioxidant activity in by-products obtained from the agri-food industry.
  • Research on macronutrients, micronutrients and bioactive molecules in food, and by-products of the agri-food industry.
  • Investigation of the use of new sources of bioactive molecules in the preparation of functional foods and/or as food supplements.
  • Encapsulation of bioactive compounds for their protection during food processing and/or their controlled release.