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MOUNTAIN
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O Norte Somos Nós

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MOUNTAIN
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MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Luana Fernandes

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273330906
E-mail: luana.f.1987@gmail.com
Scopus Author ID: 55339546700

Career

  • 2014 - 2014: Researcher in the TRADEIT project: Traditional Food: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Techonology Transfer”
  • Since 2014: PhD Grant holder in Food Science and Technology and Nutrition, PhD in partnership: Department of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga / Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro
  • 2013 - 2013: Researcher in the“AGRINDIF” project: “Mejora de la competitividade del sector agrario de Castilla e León y Norte de Portugal através de la innovación y el desarollo de produtos diferenciados de alto v

Qualifications

  • 2012 - MSc. in Food Quality and Safety
  • 2009 - First degree in Nutrition Science

Awards and Honors

  • 2012 - Diploma of Merit from the Polytechnic Institute of BragançaInstituto Politénico de Bragança,Portugal
  • 2012 - CGD (Caixa Geral de Depósitos) to the best students Instituto Politécnico de Bragança,Portugal

Interests

  • Food quality and post- harvest technologies: Emerging technologies for vegetable products preservation

Total results: 30
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Fernandes L.,Ramalhosa E.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Casal S.
Borage, camellia, centaurea and pansies: Nutritional, fatty acids, free sugars, vitamin E, carotenoids and organic acids characterization
Food Research International, 132, , 2020

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
An Overview on the Market of Edible Flowers
Food Reviews International, 36, 258-275, 2020

3
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Freezing of edible flowers: Effect on microbial and antioxidant quality during storage
Journal of Food Science, 85, 1151-1159, 2020

4
Fernandes L.,Pereira E.,do Céu Fidalgo M.,Gomes A.,Ramalhosa E.
Physicochemical properties and microbial control of chestnuts (Castanea sativa) coated with whey protein isolate, chitosan and alginate during storage
Scientia Horticulturae, 263, , 2020

5
Fernandes L.,Pereira E.L.,Fidalgo M.D.C.,Gomes A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effect of Modified Atmosphere, Vacuum and Polyethylene Packaging on Physicochemical and Microbial Quality of Chestnuts (Castanea sativa) during Storage
International Journal of Fruit Science, 20, S785-S801, 2020

6
Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.,Casal S.
Phytochemical characterization of Borago officinalis L. and Centaurea cyanus L. during flower development
Food Research International, 123, 771-778, 2019

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Physicochemical, antioxidant and microbial properties of crystallized pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) during storage
Food Science and Technology International, 25, 472-479, 2019

8
Fernandes L.,Ramalhosa E.,Baptista P.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Casal S.I.P.
Nutritional and Nutraceutical Composition of Pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) During Flowering
Journal of Food Science, 84, 490-498, 2019

9
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Malheiro R.,Rodrigues N.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Borage, calendula, cosmos, Johnny Jump up, and pansy flowers: volatiles, bioactive compounds, and sensory perception
European Food Research and Technology, 245, 593-606, 2019

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Fernandes L.,Saraiva J.A.,Pereira J.A.,Casal S.,Ramalhosa E.
Post-harvest technologies applied to edible flowers: A review: Edible flowers preservation
Food Reviews International, 35, 132-154, 2019

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Magalhaes A.,Baptista P.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effect of osmotic drying on physicochemical properties of pansies (Viola × wittrockiana)
International Journal of Food Studies, 8, 23-33, 2019

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Fernandes L.,Ramalhosa E.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Casal S.
The unexplored potential of edible flowers lipids
Agriculture (Switzerland), 8, , 2018

13
Afonso M.,Magalhães M.,Fernandes L.,Castro M.,Ramalhosa E.
Temperature Effect on Rheological Behavior of Portuguese Honeys
Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 68, 217-222, 2018

14
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effect of alginate coating on the physico-chemical and microbial quality of pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) during storage
Food Science and Biotechnology, 27, 987-996, 2018

15
Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Baptista P.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.,Casal S.
Effect of application of edible coating and packaging on the quality of pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) of different colors and sizes
Food Science and Technology International, 24, 321-329, 2018

16
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effects of different drying methods on the bioactive compounds and antioxidant properties of edible Centaurea (Centaurea cyanus) petals
Brazilian Journal of Food Technology, 21, , 2018

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Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Casal S.,Ramalhosa E.
The effect of different post-harvest treatments on the quality of borage (Borago officinalis) petals
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Technologia Alimentaria, 17, 5-10, 2018

18
Fernandes L.,Ramalhosa E.,Pereira J.A.,Casal S.,Saraiva J.A.
Effect of solvent type and high pressure treatment on the extraction of Gomphrena globosa L. bioactive compounds
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 950, , 2017

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Ramalhosa E.,Saraiva J.A.
Effect of high hydrostatic pressure on the quality of four edible flowers: Viola × wittrockiana, Centaurea cyanus, Borago officinalis and Camellia japonica
International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 52, 2455-2462, 2017

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Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Lopéz-Cortés I.,Salazar D.M.,González-Álvarez J.,Ramalhosa E.
Physicochemical composition and antioxidant activity of several pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cultivars grown in Spain
European Food Research and Technology, 243, 1799-1814, 2017

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.I.P.,Pereira J.A.,Ramalhosa E.,Saraiva J.A.
Optimization of high pressure bioactive compounds extraction from pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) by response surface methodology
High Pressure Research, 37, 415-429, 2017

22
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Edible flowers: A review of the nutritional, antioxidant, antimicrobial properties and effects on human health
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 60, 38-50, 2017

23
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Ramalhosa E.,Saraiva J.A.
Effect of High Hydrostatic Pressure (HHP) Treatment on Edible Flowers’ Properties
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 10, 799-807, 2017

24
Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Lopéz-Cortés I.,Salazar D.M.,Ramalhosa E.,Casal S.
Fatty acid, vitamin E and sterols composition of seed oils from nine different pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cultivars grown in Spain
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 39, 13-22, 2015

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Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.,Lopéz-Cortés I.,Salazar D.M.,Ramalhosa E.,Casal S.
Lipid composition of seed oils of different pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) cultivars from Spain
International Journal of Food Studies, 4, 95-103, 2015

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Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.C.,Lopéz-Cortés I.,Salazar D.M.,Ramalhosa E.C.D.
Physicochemical changes and antioxidant activity of juice, skin, pellicle and seed of pomegranate (cv. Mollar de Elche) at different stages of ripening
Food Technology and Biotechnology, 53, 397-418, 2015

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Fernandes L.,Pereira J.A.C.,Lopéz-Cortés I.,Salazar D.M.,Ramalhosa E.C.D.
Physicochemical changes and antioxidant activity of juice, skin, pellicle and seed of pomegranate (cv. Mollar de Elche) at different stages of ripening
Food Technology and Biotechnology, 53, 397-406, 2015

28
Fernandes L.,Rodrigues N.,Pereira J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Physico-chemical and sensory characteristics of jellies made from seven grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) varieties
Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 103, 37-48, 2014

29
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Cruz R.,Pereira J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Seed oils of ten traditional Portuguese grape varieties with interesting chemical and antioxidant properties
Food Research International, 50, 161-166, 2013

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Cruz R.,Cardoso M.M.,Fernandes L.,Oliveira M.,Mendes E.,Baptista P.,Morais S.,Casal S.
Espresso coffee residues: A valuable source of unextracted compounds
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 60, 7777-7784, 2012