CNIO researchers help to decipher the structure of the large molecular machine that assembles and activates mTOR

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The mTOR protein assembles as part of a large macromolecular complex involved in cancer and nutrition, ageing and other essential processes in the body

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HEALTH4BRAIN PROJECT: Precision nutrition for the maintenance and improvement of cognitive function

by Natac Group

​The consortium comprised of the companies Precision For Health SL (P4H) and Natac Biotech SL, along with the public research institute IMDEA Food, is leading the new project HEALTH4BRAIN, as part o...

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The consumption of sugary drinks, including fruit juices, is associated with an increased cancer risk

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

A new meta-analysis has analyzed the results of 67 observational studies published before June 2020 that confirms the association between a diet rich in sugary drinks and the increased development of ...

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Phytotherapics in COVID19: Why palmitoylethanolamide?

by Sequentia Biotech SL

At present, googling the search terms “COVID‐19” and “Functional foods” yields nearly 500,000,000 hits, witnessing the growing interest of the scientific community and the general public in ...

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Joan Roca: 'As chefs we have a great responsibility'

by GENESIS Biomed

The prominent chef Joan Roca, main chef at El Celler de Can Roca, is the ambassador of LiverScreen, a research program that aims to reduce mortality caused by liver diseases. It will analyse how an ea...

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Exheus, a new spin-off that analyzes gene expression, using artificial intelligence, to optimize performance, health and nutrition

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Exheus is a recent spin-off born thanks to the research carried out by the Sant Pau Research Institute, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia – BarcelonaTech (UPC) and the company Summit SL, which...

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Telomere Length and Nutrition

by Life Length

​We already know that the telomere length is a key biomarker of our tissue renewal capacity and therefore an important indicator of our aging process.

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Intermittent fasting: a good strategy for weight loss?

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

There are indications that intermittent fasting could help with weight loss. Although still in the preliminary stages, studies show that this practice could become yet another kind of diet, provided i...

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Antioxidants, key to combating retinal degeneration

by BMF Barcelona Macula Foundation: Research for Vision

Good nutrition is essential in the prevention of many pathologies and this applies to eyes too. In the case of ocular diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma and c...

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Health for Ageing Platform

by Natac Group

The Spanish SME Precision ForHealth (P4H) has won funding for the development of the H4Ageing Platform. The objective of the project is to validate through genetic tests a personalized nutrition model...

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Childhood obesity, rapid growth linked to pregnant moms eating lots of fish

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

Eating fish more than three times a week during pregnancy was associated with mothers giving birth to babies at increased risk of rapid growth in infancy and of childhood obesity, according to an arti...

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Spending more on food is associated with a healthier diet and weight

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

This work is important for raising the awareness of public health officials, as it underlines the need for policies and action that promote healthy diets accessible to all income levels. It should hav...

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