Sofia Almeida Costa, graduated in Nutrition Sciences at the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of University of Porto, in 2015.
She was a research in the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra and also developed research activities at the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of University of Porto. She worked in many areas of nutrition including Clinical, Sports and Food Service.
She is a volunteer and collaborator in several humanitarian and environmental organizations. Sofia was a research fellow in the project “FOCAcCIa – FOod Contaminants Adiposity CognItive – Exposure to food additives and contaminants from food processing and packaging: Defining patterns and their effects on adiposity and cognitive function from childhood to adolescence”.
Currently she is integrated in Food Consumption & Sustainability Lab, and is also a PhD student in Public Health (FMUP), with an individual research project funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (UI/BD/150785/2020).