Ana Alfredo graduated in Dietetics and Nutrition (2010) from the School of Health of University of Algarve (ESSUAlg) and is a postgraduate in Food Consumption and Nutrition Sciences (2017) from the Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto (FCUP).
She has collaborated in several research projects, namely “Study of the Food Pattern and Growth in Childhood” (EPACI 2012), “WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative” (COSI 2013) and “National Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey” (IAN-AF 2015-2016).
In 2019, she collaborated with the Research Centre for Anthropology and Health (CIAS) of University of Coimbra as part of the project “The economic crisis and malnutrition in children and the elderly: a pilot study in the Lisbon county”.
Currently, she integrates the ITR Lab “Perinatal Determinants of Health” coordenated from Professor Henrique Barros and she is a researcher in Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) in the study “STOP Low Birth Weight”, within the project “Gulbenkian Children´s Health and Well-Being Challenge: The Importance of the Right Weight”, funded by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
BMJ Open, 2022 Mar 15;12(3):e052964. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052964.