Ana Catarina Carvalho

Ana Catarina Carvalho

Catarina Carvalho graduated in Nutrition Sciences, in 2015, by the Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition of the University of Porto. In 2018 she finished her master’s degree in Food Science and Technology at University of Minho and Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto.

In January 2018 she joined the team of the National Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey of the Portuguese general population (IAN-AF 2015-2016) and two EFSA projects (Risk-Benefit4EU – GA/EFSA/AFSCO/2017/01 – GA02; and Dose-response relationships in health risk assessment of nutritional and toxicological factors in foods – GA/EFSA/ AFSCO/2017/01 – GA09). Currently, she is a PhD student in Public Health at FMUP, with an individual FCT doctoral grant (SFRH/BD/146078/2019).

Her main research interests are related to food and nutrient intake assessment, risk-benefit assessment of food consumption and environmental sustainability of the diet.

Catarina is a member of the Food, Consumption and Sustainability Lab from ITR.



Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess, 2022 May 23;1-16. doi: 10.1080/19440049.2022.2075039. Online ahead of print.


Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess, 2022 Mar 14;1-13. doi: 10.1080/19440049.2022.2047540. Online ahead of print.

Carvalho C , Correia D , Severo M , Afonso C , Bandarra NM, Gonçalves S, Lourenço HM, Dias MG, Oliveira L, Nabais P, Carmona P, Monteiro S, Borges M , Lopes C , Torres D

Br J Nutr, 2021 Dec 7;1-14. doi: 10.1017/S0007114521004773. Online ahead of print.

Assunção R, Boué G, Alvito P, Brazão R, Carmona P , Carvalho C , Correia D , Fernandes P , Lopes C , Martins C, Membré JM, Monteiro S, Nabais P, Thomsen ST , Torres D , Pires SM, Jakobsen LS

Nutrients, 2021 Sep 8;13(9):3127. doi: 10.3390/nu13093127.

Filippini T , Torres D , Carvalho C , Moreira P , Naska A, Kasdagli MI, Malavolti M, Orsini N, Vinceti M

Environ Int, 2020 Sep;142:105879. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105879. Epub 2020 Jun 26. PMID: 32599354.

Filippini T, Naska A, Kasdagli MI , Torres D , Lopes C , Carvalho C , Moreira P , Malavolti M, Orsini N, Whelton PK, Vinceti M

J Am Heart Assoc, 2020 Jun 5;e015719. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.015719. Online ahead of print.


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