Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Márcio Soares Carocho

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273330904
ORCID: 0000-0002-8978-4547
Scopus Author ID: 52463229800


  • Since 2019: Junior Researcher at CIMO-IPB for the Valor Natural Project
  • 2016 - 2019: Post-Doctoral researcher at the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO) and the Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering (LSRE-LCM)
  • 2011 - 2016: Research Fellow of the Mountain Research Centre


  • Since 2019: Editor of the indexed journal "Journal of Food Quality"
  • 2017 - 2018: Twice Lead Guest Editor for the indexed journal "Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity"


  • 2016 - PhD. in Pharmacy, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • 2011 - MSc. in Biotechnology, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2009 - Degree in Biotechnologic Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 - Finalist of the European Union Social Innovation Competition, on Challenging Plastic Waste with the SpraySafe idea
  • 2018 - Awarded an Early Career Researcher Initiative prize from EFSA.
  • 2018 - Second place of the national "BornFromKnowledge" Business Ideas contest
  • 2016 - Best PhD Thesis of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Complutense University of Madrid


  • Chemistry of Natural Products: Extraction, identification, fractionation and isolation of chemical compounds in natural matrices
  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods: development of nutraceuticals and innovative food formulations with functional properties
  • Technology of Natural Products: Emerging technologies for conservation of food matrices; natural additives
  • Engineering of protective food products with natural compounds


Mush4Chol - Development of an efficient hypocholesterolemic formulation from mushroom bioresidues through a sustainable integrated strategy
Funding body: FCT - PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: 2022.08844.PTDC
Principal Investigator:Sandrina Alves Heleno
Start: 2023-03-01
End: 2026-02-28
VALMEDALM - Valorisation of Mediterranean almond trees through the use of integrated intercropping strategies
Funding body: FCT - PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0014/2021
Principal Investigator:Márcio Soares Carocho
Start: 2022-05-01
End: 2025-05-31
WOODLANDFUNGI - Valorização e Sustentabilidade dos Cogumelos Silvestres do Barroso
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Regiões Fronteiriças
Principal Investigator:Carla Susana Correia Pereira
Start: 2023-06-30
End: 2025-05-31
PulpIng - Development of Pumpking Pulp Formulations using a Sustainable Integrated Strategy
Funding body: FCT - PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0007/2019
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2024-08-31
FoWRSaP - Agro Food Waste Recovery: new processing technologies for food Safety and Packaging
Funding body: FCT - PRIMA
Principal Investigator:Márcio Soares Carocho
Start: 2024-06-19
End: 2024-06-18
VALUEFARM - VALorization of Mediterranean small-scale FARMs by cropping wild UnExploited species
Funding body: FCT - PRIMA
Reference: PRIMA/0009/2019
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2023-08-31
PreVineGrape - Desenvolvimento de um biofungicida para combate a doenças da videira
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-049695
Principal Investigator:Sandrina Alves Heleno
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-06-29
100%FIGO - Produto biofuncional e com elevada eficiência de circularidade na transformação e conservação por tecnologias avançadas de extração e incorporação de compostos bioativos
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-064977
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-06-29
VALORNATURAL - Valorização de Recursos Naturais através da Extração de Ingredientes de Elevado Valor Acrescentado para Aplicações na Indústria Alimentar
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-024479
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2018-09-01
End: 2022-08-31
SpraySafe - Proteção de Direitos de Propriedade Intelectual relativos à "obtenção de uma solução de imersão a partir de extratos de Rosmarinus officinalis L. para utilização como revestimento alimentar"
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-044060
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2019-07-01
End: 2022-06-30
PlantCovid - Aplicações de extratos de plantas com ação dirigida ao SARS-CoV-2
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-01-02B/-FEDER-054870
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-07-14
End: 2021-12-31
Halófitas Vermelhas - Halófitas vermelhas como nova fonte de biomoléculas com aplicação na indústria alimentar, nutracêutica e medicina
Funding body: Programa bilateral Portugal/Tunísia
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Barreira
Start: 2019-01-01
End: 2020-12-31
PlantLact - New functional dairy products without synthetic preservatives
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Principal Investigator:Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Start: 2014-01-01
End: 2015-12-31

Total results: 87
Fernandes F.A.,Carocho M.,Prieto M.A.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Heleno S.A.
Nutraceuticals and dietary supplements: balancing out the pros and cons
Food and Function, 15, 6289-6303, 2024

Sosa D.,Alves F.M.,Prieto M.A.,Pedrosa M.C.,Heleno S.A.,Barros L.,Feliciano M.,Carocho M.
Lemna minor: Unlocking the Value of This Duckweed for the Food and Feed Industry
Foods, 13, , 2024

de Oliveira I.,Chrysargyris A.,Finimundy T.C.,Carocho M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Calhelha R.C.,Tzortzakis N.,Barros L.,Heleno S.A.
Magnesium and manganese induced changes on chemical, nutritional, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the pansy and Viola edible flowers
Food Chemistry, 438, , 2024

Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Reis F.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Value-Added Lipids from Plant Foods and Respective Applications
Food Byproducts Management and Their Utilization, 91-126, 2024

Ueda J.M.,Morales P.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Ferreira A.,Barros L.,Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.
Powdered Foods: Structure, Processing, and Challenges: A Review
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 13, , 2023

Plasencia P.,Heleno S.A.,Finimundy T.,Carocho M.,Calhelha R.C.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Alves M.J.,Oludemi T.,Quidiongo N.,Barreiro F.,García P.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Recovery of High Valuable Bioactive Molecules from Vaccinium myrtillus L. Bioresidues
Waste and Biomass Valorization, 14, 2873-2884, 2023

Roriz C.L.,Carocho M.,Alves M.J.,Rodrigues P.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Heleno S.A.,Barros L.
Betacyanins obtained from alternative novel sources as natural food colorant additives: incorporated in savory and sweet food products
Food and Function, 14, 8775-8784, 2023

de Oliveira I.,Chrysargyris A.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Calhelha R.C.,Dias M.I.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Petropoulos S.A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Tzortzakis N.,Barros L.
Effects of the extraction techniques on the chemical composition and bioactive properties of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) plants grown under different cropping and irrigation regimes
Food Research International, 170, , 2023

Shiraishi C.S.H.,Zbiss Y.,Roriz C.L.,Dias M.I.,Prieto M.A.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Heleno S.A.,da Cunha Mendes V.,Carocho M.,Abreu R.M.V.,Barros L.
Fig Leaves (Ficus carica L.): Source of Bioactive Ingredients for Industrial Valorization
Processes, 11, , 2023

Leichtweis M.G.,Molina A.K.,Petropoulos S.A.,Carocho M.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Pereira C.,Barros L.
Valorization of Pumpkin Peel as a Source of Bioactive Compounds: Optimization of Heat- and Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction
Molecules, 28, , 2023

Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.,Barros L.
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, 1-965, 2023

Hached H.,Cassani L.,Zbiss Y.,Fraga-Corral M.,Oliveira I.,Pereira A.G.,Prieto M.A.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.
Non-alkaloid nitrogen-containing compounds from fungi
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, 627-646, 2023

Pedrosa M.C.,Lima L.,Aloso-Esteban J.I.,Roriz C.L.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Carocho M.
History of secondary metabolites: From ancient myths to modern scientific validation
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, 3-18, 2023

Calhelha R.C.,Shiraishi C.S.H.,Ribeiro L.,Carocho M.,Abreu R.,Coutinho P.,Barros L.,Vaz J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
New trends from fungi secondary metabolism in the pharmaceutical industry
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, 823-850, 2023

Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.,Barros L.
Natural Secondary Metabolites: From Nature, Through Science, to Industry, v, 2023

Calhelha R.C.,Haddad H.,Ribeiro L.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Barros L.
Inflammation: What’s There and What’s New?
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 13, , 2023

Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Reis F.S.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Pintado M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Plant Extracts and SARS-CoV-2: Research and Applications
Life, 13, , 2023

Lima L.,Pereira A.I.,Pintado M.,Carocho M.,Barros L.
Multivariate Analysis in Accelerated Shelf-Life Assessment—An Overview †
Engineering Proceedings, 56, , 2023

Celia J.A.,Resende O.,Carocho M.,Finimundy T.,de Oliveira K.B.,Gomes F.P.,Quequeto W.D.,Barros L.,Junior W.N.F.
Drying kinetics of cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum J. Presl) leaves: effects on individual volatile compounds and external color
Journal of Essential Oil Research, 35, 117-127, 2023

Durazzo A.,Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.,Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Barros L.,Souto E.B.,Santini A.,Lucarini M.
Fermented food/beverage and health: current perspectives
Rendiconti Lincei, 33, 729-738, 2022

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Morales P.,Petropoulos S.A.,Soković M.
Editorial: The chemistry of food in the advent of sustainable diets
Frontiers in Nutrition, 9, , 2022

Moreira B.,Pereira E.,Finimundy T.C.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Carocho M.,Stojković D.,Sokovic M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Pineapple by-products as a source of bioactive compounds with potential for industrial food application
Food and Function, 13, 9959-9972, 2022

Durazzo A.,Carocho M.,Heleno S.,Barros L.,Souto E.B.,Santini A.,Lucarini M.
Food dyes and health: Literature quantitative research analysis
Measurement: Food, 7, , 2022

Alonso-Esteban J.I.,Carocho M.,Barros D.,Velho M.V.,Heleno S.,Barros L.
Chemical composition and industrial applications of Maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) bark and other non-wood parts
Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 21, 583-633, 2022

Fernandes F.A.,Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Ferreira E.,Rodrigues P.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Prieto M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Improving the physicochemical properties of a traditional Portuguese cake - “económicos” with chestnut flour
Food and Function, 13, 8243-8253, 2022

Fernandes F.A.,Heleno S.A.,Pinela J.,Carocho M.,Prieto M.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Recovery of Citric Acid from Citrus Peels: Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction Optimized by Response Surface Methodology
Chemosensors, 10, , 2022

Granato D.,Carocho M.,Barros L.,Zabetakis I.,Mocan A.,Tsoupras A.,Cruz A.G.,Pimentel T.C.
Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in the dairy sector: Perspectives on the use of agro-industrial side-streams to design functional foods
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 124, 128-139, 2022

Ueda J.M.,Pedrosa M.C.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Food Additives from Fruit and Vegetable By-Products and Bio-Residues: A Comprehensive Review Focused on Sustainability
Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, , 2022

Derbassi N.B.,Pedrosa M.C.,Heleno S.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Plant volatiles: Using Scented molecules as food additives
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 122, 97-103, 2022

Ghirro L.C.,Rezende S.,Ribeiro A.S.,Rodrigues N.,Carocho M.,Pereira J.A.,Barros L.,Demczuk B.,Barreiro M.F.,Santamaria-Echart A.
Pickering Emulsions Stabilized with Curcumin-Based Solid Dispersion Particles as Mayonnaise-like Food Sauce Alternatives
Molecules, 27, , 2022

Borges De Oliveira K.,Carocho M.,Finimundy T.,Resende O.,Célia J.A.,Gomes F.P.,Quequeto W.D.,José De Campos Bastos F.,Barros L.,Ferreira Junior W.N.
Analysis of Volatiles of Rose Pepper Fruits by GC/MS: Drying Kinetics, Essential Oil Yield, and External Color Analysis
Journal of Food Quality, 2022, , 2022

Derbassi N.,C. Pedrosa M.,Heleno S.,Fernandes F.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Rodrigues P.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Arbutus unedo leaf extracts as potential dairy preservatives: case study on quark cheese
Food and Function, , 2022

Durazzo A.,Carocho M.,Lucarini M.
Bioactive Molecules in Food: From Food Composition and Dedicated Databases to Metabolomic Pathways
Journal of Food Quality, 2022, , 2022

Pedrosa M.C.,Lima L.,Heleno S.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Food metabolites as tools for authentication, processing, and nutritive value assessment
Foods, 10, , 2021

Pires E.d.O.,Pereira E.,Carocho M.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Garcia C.C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
Study on the potential application of impatiens balsamina l. Flowers extract as a natural colouring ingredient in a pastry product
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, , 2021

Vega E.N.,Molina A.K.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Heleno S.A.,Rodrigues P.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Anthocyanins from rubus fruticosus l. And morus nigra l. applied as food colorants: A natural alternative
Plants, 10, , 2021

Cardoso R.V.C.,Carocho M.,Fernandes Â.,Barreira J.C.M.,Cabo Verde S.,Santos P.M.P.,Antonio A.L.,Gonzaléz-Paramás A.M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Combined effects of irradiation and storage time on the nutritional and chemical parameters of dried Agaricus bisporus Portobello mushroom flour
Journal of Food Science, 86, 2276-2287, 2021

Torra M.,Belorio M.,Ayuso M.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Gómez M.
Chickpea and chestnut flours as non-gluten alternatives in cookies
Foods, 10, , 2021

Cardoso R.V.C.,Carocho M.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Zied D.C.,Cobos J.D.V.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Antioxidant and antimicrobial influence on oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) from substrate supplementation of calcium silicate
Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

Ueda J.M.,Pedrosa M.C.,Fernandes F.A.,Rodrigues P.,Melgar B.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Ineu R.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Promising preserving agents from sage and basil: A case study with yogurts
Foods, 10, , 2021

Lima L.A.,Pereira A.I.,Vaz C.B.,Ferreira O.,Carocho M.,Barros L.
Dynamic Response Surface Method Combined with Genetic Algorithm to Optimize Extraction Process Problem
Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1488 CCIS, 3-14, 2021

Cardoso R.V.C.,Fernandes Â.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Carocho M.,Vasallo E.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of cereal by-products from the milling industry as a source of nutrients and bioactive compounds to boost resource-use efficiency
Agronomy, 11, , 2021

Pedrosa M.C.,Ueda J.M.,Melgar B.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Heleno S.,da Silva A.B.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Preservation of chocolate muffins with Lemon Balm, Oregano, and Rosemary extracts
Foods, 10, , 2021

Backes E.,Leichtweis M.G.,Pereira C.,Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Kamal Genena A.,José Baraldi I.,Filomena Barreiro M.,Barros L.,C.F.R. Ferreira I.
Ficus carica L. and Prunus spinosa L. extracts as new anthocyanin-based food colorants: A thorough study in confectionery products
Food Chemistry, 333, , 2020

Chatzopoulou E.,Carocho M.,Di Gioia F.,Petropoulos S.A.
The beneficial health effects of vegetables and wild edible greens: The case of the mediterranean diet and its sustainability
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 10, 1-27, 2020

Cardoso R.V.C.,Carocho M.,Fernandes Â.,Zied D.C.,Cobos J.D.V.,González-Paramás A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Influence of calcium silicate on the chemical properties of pleurotus ostreatus var. Florida (Jacq.) P. Kumm
Journal of Fungi, 6, 1-16, 2020

Gonzales-Barron U.,Dijkshoorn R.,Maloncy M.,Finimundy T.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Cadavez V.
Nutritional quality and staling of wheat bread partially replaced with Peruvian mesquite (Prosopis pallida) flour
Food Research International, 137, , 2020

Roriz C.L.,Heleno S.A.,Carocho M.,Rodrigues P.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Morales P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Betacyanins from Gomphrena globosa L. flowers: Incorporation in cookies as natural colouring agents
Food Chemistry, 329, , 2020

Ziani B.E.C.,Carocho M.,Abreu R.M.V.,Bachari K.,Alves M.J.,Calhelha R.C.,Talhi O.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic profiling, biological activities and in silico studies of Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne ssp. raddiana extracts
Food Bioscience, 36, , 2020

Carocho M.,Morales P.,Ciudad-Mulero M.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Ferreira E.,Heleno S.,Rodrigues P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Comparison of different bread types: Chemical and physical parameters
Food Chemistry, 310, , 2020

Pires T.C.S.P.,Dias M.I.,Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Extracts from: Vaccinium myrtillus L. Fruits as a source of natural colorants: Chemical characterization and incorporation in yogurts
Food and Function, 11, 3227-3234, 2020

Fernandes F.A.,Carocho M.,Heleno S.A.,Rodrigues P.,Dias M.I.,Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Simal-Gandara J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effect of natural preservatives on the nutritional profile, chemical composition, bioactivity and stability of a nutraceutical preparation of aloe arborescens
Antioxidants, 9, , 2020

Carocho M.,Heleno S.,Rodrigues P.,Barreiro M.F.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
A novel natural coating for food preservation: Effectiveness on microbial growth and physicochemical parameters
LWT, 104, 76-83, 2019

Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Carocho M.
Food and nutritional analysis | Food additives
Encyclopedia of Analytical Science, 419-427, 2019

Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Morales P.,Soković M.
Antioxidants and prooxidants: Effects on health and aging 2018
Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2019, , 2019

Dias M.I.,Carocho M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic Compounds: Flavonoids in Legumes
Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis, 2019-January, 49-83, 2019

Serra-Majem L.,Raposo A.,Aranceta-Bartrina J.,Varela-Moreiras G.,Logue C.,Laviada H.,Socolovsky S.,Pérez-Rodrigo C.,Aldrete-Velasco J.A.,Sierra E.M.,López-García R.,Ortiz-Andrellucchi A.,Gómez-Candela C.,Abreu R.,Alexanderson E.,Álvarez-Álvarez R.J.,Falcón A.L.Á.,Anadón A.,Bellisle F.,Beristain-Navarrete I.A.,Redondo R.B.,Bochicchio T.,Camolas J.,Cardini F.G.,Carocho M.,do Céu Costa M.,Drewnowski A.,Durán S.,Faundes V.,Fernández-Condori R.,García-Luna P.P.,Garnica J.C.,González-Gross M.,La Vecchia C.,Leis R.,López-Sobaler A.M.,Madero M.A.,Marcos A.,Ramírez L.A.M.,Martyn D.M.,Mistura L.,Rojas R.M.,Villares J.M.M.,Niño-Cruz J.A.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Gil-Antuñano N.P.,Pérez-Castells L.,Ribas-Barba L.,Pedrero R.R.,Riobó P.,Medina J.R.,De Faria C.T.,Valdés-Ramos R.,Vasco E.,Wac S.N.,Wakida G.,Wanden-Berghe C.,Díaz L.X.,Zúñiga-Guajardo S.,Pyrogianni V.,de Sousa S.C.V.
Ibero-American consensus on low- and no-calorie sweeteners: Safety, nutritional aspects and benefits in food and beverages
Nutrients, 10, , 2018

Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Morales P.,Sokovi M.
Antioxidants and prooxidants: Effects on health and aging
Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018, , 2018

Carocho M.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Antioxidants: Reviewing the chemistry, food applications, legislation and role as preservatives
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 71, 107-120, 2018

Carocho M.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Sweeteners as food additives in the XXI century: A review of what is known, and what is to come
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 107, 302-317, 2017

Heleno S.A.,Rudke A.R.,Calhelha R.C.,Carocho M.,Barros L.,Gonçalves O.H.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Development of dairy beverages functionalized with pure ergosterol and mycosterol extracts: An alternative to phytosterol-based beverages
Food and Function, 8, 103-110, 2017

Pinela J.,Carocho M.,Dias M.I.,Caleja C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Wild Plant-Based Functional Foods, Drugs, and Nutraceuticals
Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts: Functional Food Properties and Applications, 315-351, 2016

Caleja C.,Barros L.,Antonio A.L.,Carocho M.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Fortification of yogurts with different antioxidant preservatives: A comparative study between natural and synthetic additives
Food Chemistry, 210, 262-268, 2016

Ribeiro A.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Carocho M.,Ćirić A.,Sokovic M.,Dias M.M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Tarragon phenolic extract as a functional ingredient for pizza dough: Comparative performance with ascorbic acid (E300)
Journal of Functional Foods, 26, 268-278, 2016

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Buelga C.S.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Basil as functional and preserving ingredient in "serra da Estrela" cheese
Food Chemistry, 207, 51-59, 2016

Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Bento A.,Fernández-Ruiz V.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chestnut and lemon balm based ingredients as natural preserving agents of the nutritional profile in matured "serra da Estrela" cheese
Food Chemistry, 204, 185-193, 2016

Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Barros L.,Bento A.,Cámara M.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Traditional pastry with chestnut flowers as natural ingredients: An approach of the effects on nutritional value and chemical composition
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 44, 93-101, 2015

Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Antonio A.L.,Bento A.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The incorporation of plant materials in "Serra da Estrela" cheese improves antioxidant activity without changing the fatty acid profile and visual appearance
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 117, 1607-1614, 2015

Carocho M.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Natural food additives: Quo vadis?
Trends in Food Science and Technology, 45, 284-295, 2015

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Melissa officinalis L. decoctions as functional beverages: A bioactive approach and chemical characterization
Food and Function, 6, 2240-2248, 2015

Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Bento A.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chestnut flowers as functionalizing agents to enhance the antioxidant properties of highly appreciated traditional pastry
Food and Function, 5, 2989-2995, 2014

Carocho M.,Calhelha R.C.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Bento A.,Morales P.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Infusions and decoctions of Castanea sativa flowers as effective antitumor and antimicrobial matrices
Industrial Crops and Products, 62, 42-46, 2014

Carocho M.,Barreiro M.F.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Adding molecules to food, pros and cons: A review on synthetic and natural food additives
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 13, 377-399, 2014

Carocho M.,Antonio A.L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Rafalski A.,Bento A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Validation of Gamma and Electron Beam Irradiation as Alternative Conservation Technology for European Chestnuts
Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7, 1917-1927, 2014

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Bento A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Morales P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Castanea sativa mill. Flowers amongst the most powerful antioxidant matrices: A phytochemical approach in decoctions and infusions
BioMed Research International, 2014, , 2014

Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The role of phenolic compounds in the fight against cancer - A review
Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 13, 1236-1258, 2013

Barreira J.C.M.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Antonio A.L.,Kaluska I.,Botelho M.L.,Bento A.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.
Effects of gamma and electron beam irradiations on the triacylglycerol profile of fresh and stored Castanea sativa Miller samples
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 81, 1-6, 2013

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Antonio A.L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Bento A.,Kaluska I.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Analysis of organic acids in electron beam irradiated chestnuts (Castanea sativa Mill.): Effects of radiation dose and storage time
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 55, 348-352, 2013

Carocho M.,Antonio A.L.,Barros L.,Bento A.,Luisa Botelho M.,Kaluska I.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Comparative effects of gamma and electron beam irradiation on the antioxidant potential of Portuguese chestnuts (Castanea sativa Mill.)
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 3452-3455, 2012

Antonio A.L.,Carocho M.,Bento A.,Quintana B.,Luisa Botelho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effects of gamma radiation on the biological, physico-chemical, nutritional and antioxidant parameters of chestnuts - A review
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 3234-3242, 2012

Carocho M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Antonio A.L.,Bento A.,Kaluska I.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effects of electron-beam radiation on nutritional parameters of Portuguese chestnuts (Castanea sativa Mill.)
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 60, 7754-7760, 2012

Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.,Martins A.
Antioxidants in Pinus pinaster roots and mycorrhizal fungi during the early steps of symbiosis
Industrial Crops and Products, 38, 99-106, 2012

Carocho M.,Barros L.,Bento A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Antonio A.L.,Kaluska I.
Effect of electron beam irradiation doses in antioxidant activity and phenolics content of Portuguese chestnuts
7th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2012, FOODSIM 2012, 59-61, 2012

Carocho M.S.,Deusdado S.
BBMS++ - Basic bioinformatics meta-searcher
Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 93, 57-62, 2011