Graduated in Nutrition Sciences in 1995 at the faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of the University of Porto and completed the MSc in Food Technology from the Faculty of Science and Technology of the NOVA University of Lisbon in 2004.
In 2016, concluded the PhD in Public Health at the University of Porto Medical School.
Currently, is integrated PhD research member at the Laboratory of Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health of the ITR Associate Laboratory and is Assistant Professor in the area of Nutritional Epidemiology, Community Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition at NOVA Medical School. In addition, develops activity of clinical nutrition at Hospital CUF Tejo.
Nutrients, 2022 Jan 26;14(3):540. doi: 10.3390/nu14030540.
Obes Surg, 2021 Aug 6;1-9. doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05608-2. Online ahead of print.
Nutrients, 2021 May 6;13(5):1564. doi: 10.3390/nu13051564.
Gut Microbes, 2020 Jul 13:1-9. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2020.1785804. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32658601.
Br J Nutr, 2019 Jun 14:1-25. doi: 10.1017/S0007114519001028. [Epub ahead of print]
Neonatology, 2019 May 27:1-6. doi: 10.1159/000496547. [Epub ahead of print]
Int J Obes (Lond), 2017 Apr;41(4):533-541. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.240. Epub 2016 Dec 28.
Nutrition, 2017 Jan;33:58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2016.08.008. Epub 2016 Sep 8.
Revista Factores de Risco, 2014, 33:58-68.
Alimentação Humana, 14:8-24.