Yolanda Picó

Tracking the footprint of pollution

Yolanda Picó, Full Professor of Nutrition and Bromatology at the University of Valencia, analyses emerging pollutants, both their concentrations in the environment and their long-term effects on biota.

Glòria Sánchez

Analysing pathogens in wastewater

I am Glòria Sánchez, researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technologies (CSIC) in Valencia and principal investigator of the Environmental Virology and Food Safety Group. Our group works with food-borne pathogens and we have three lines of research. On the one hand, we


Passport to Pimlico: food safety and security

Thanks to food safety, diseases such as typhus and cholera have virtually disappeared.

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Diet-disease relationships

Nutritional epidemiology currently studies the diet-disease relationships. In this review, we analyse the impact of diet on health and the importance of dietary factors in the prevention of non-communicable diseases.

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Good to eat

Growing concern for health has fuelled interest in the relationship between diet and disease prevention. But despite the remarkable scientific advances, there are still many unanswered questions, and many evidence-based messages do not reach the population and are lost in a sea of misinformation and half-truths.