MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Carla Susana Correia Pereira

Junior Researcher
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273330904
E-mail: carlap@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-0093-771X
Scopus Author ID: 55627876424

Career

  • Since 2019: Junior Researcher, Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2017 - 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2016 - 2017: Research grant (BGCT), Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2016 - 2016: Research grant (BI) “Bioactive properties and chemical characterization of medicinal and aromatic plants: comparative study with standard and reserve lots”
  • 2014 - 2015: Research grant (BI) “Phytochemical characterization and synergistic effects on bioactive properties of dietary supplements based on hepatoprotective plants”
  • 2014 - 2014: Research grant (BIC) “Providing scientific evidence for the use of dietary supplements based on hepatoprotective plants”

Qualifications

  • 2016 - in Pharmacy and Health, University of Salamanca, Spain / Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2011 - in Food Quality and Safety, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2007 - in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 - “Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado”, University of Salamanca, Spain
  • 2015 - Acknowledgment award of merits, efforts and performed work of students with the best scientific and research curriculum, University of Salamanca, Spain

Interests

  • Chemistry of Natural Products: Extraction and identification 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

Projects:

SustainableTrout - Promoção, Valorização e Sustentabilidade da Truta de Boticas
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Regiões Fronteiriças
Reference: PL23-00082
Principal Investigator:Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias
Start: 2023-07-01
End: 2026-06-30
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
Safe2Taste - Integrated approaches for socio-economic boosting of the sustainable production and consumption of Montesinho mushrooms
Funding body: FCT - MONTESINHO
Reference: MTS/BRB/0056/2020
Principal Investigator:Carla Susana Correia Pereira
Start: 2021-07-01
End: 2024-06-30
GreenHealth - Estratégias digitais baseadas em ativos biológicos para melhorar o bem-estar e promover a saúde verde
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: Norte-01-0145-FEDER-000042
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-10-01
End: 2023-09-30
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
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
AROMAP - Preservation of aromatic condiment plants
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Start: 2014-05-01
End: 2016-10-31
SteamRadSter - Food ingredients decontamination by steam and irradiation
Funding body: EUREKA
Reference: No. 9147
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2014-05-01
End: 2016-05-01
- Influence of the radiation process in bioactive compounds in edible flowers
Funding body: Bilateral action FCT-CNP, Portugal/Brazil
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
Start: 2014-01-01
End: 2015-12-31

Total results: 106
1
Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Alonso-Esteban J.I.
Antioxidant Activity of Foods and Natural Products
Molecules, 29, , 2024

2
Salvati D.,Paschoalinotto B.H.,Mandim F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Steinmacher N.C.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.
Exploring the Impacts of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Germination on the Flour’s Nutritional, Chemical, Bioactive, and Technological Properties
Foods, 13, , 2024

3
Liberal Â.,Almeida D.,Fernandes Â.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Vivar-Quintana A.M.,Barros L.
Nutritional, chemical, and antioxidant screening of selected varieties of lentils (Lens culinaris spp.) from organic and conventional agriculture
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 104, 104-115, 2024

4
Dias M.I.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Steinmacher N.C.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.
Editorial: Emerging unconventional plants for derived food products and ingredients
Frontiers in Nutrition, 11, , 2024

5
Leichtweis M.G.,Molina A.K.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Pavli O.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Petropoulos S.A.,Barros L.,Pereira C.
Variability in Chemical Profile and Bioactivities of the Flesh of Greek Pumpkin Landraces
Horticulturae, 9, , 2023

6
Leimann F.V.,de Souza L.B.,de Oliveira B.P.M.,Rossi B.F.,da Silva P.S.,Shiraishi C.S.H.,Kaplum V.,Abreu R.M.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Peron A.P.,Ineu R.P.,Oechsler B.F.,Sayer C.,de Araújo P.H.H.,Gonçalves O.H.
Evaluation of berberine nanoparticles as a strategy to modulate acetylcholinesterase activity
Food Research International, 173, , 2023

7
Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Mandim F.,Heleno S.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Recovery of anthocyanins from Eugenia spp. fruit peels: a comparison between heat- and ultrasound-assisted extraction
Sustainable Food Technology, 2, 189-201, 2023

8
Fernandes Â.,Polyzos N.,Mandim F.,Pereira C.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Petropoulos S.A.
Combined Effect of Biostimulants and Mineral Fertilizers on Crop Performance and Fruit Quality of Watermelon Plants
Horticulturae, 9, , 2023

9
Liberal Â.,Almeida D.,Fernandes Â.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Vivar-Quintana A.M.,Barros L.
Nutritional, chemical and antioxidant evaluation of Armuña lentil (Lens culinaris spp): Influence of season and soil
Food Chemistry, 411, , 2023

10
Inumaro R.S.,Casalvara R.F.A.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Barros L.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.M.,Heleno S.A.,Pimentel T.C.,Gonçalves J.E.,Cardozo-Filho L.
Supercritical fluid-assisted extraction of hop cone residue from craft breweries
Journal of CO2 Utilization, 72, , 2023

11
Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.
Editorial: Functional foods processing and preservation
Food Bioscience, 53, , 2023

12
Serrano C.,Sapata M.,Oliveira M.C.,Soares A.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Barros L.
Encapsulation of Sorghum Leaf Red Dye: Biological and Physicochemical Properties and Effect on Stability
Foods, 12, , 2023

13
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

14
Dridi A.,Reis F.S.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Zaghdoudi K.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Barreira J.C.M.
Aesculus hippocastanum L.: A Simple Ornamental Plant or a Source of Compelling Molecules for Industry?
Separations, 10, , 2023

15
Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Calhelha R.C.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) peel: Chemical composition, biological activity, and optimized recovery of anthocyanins
Food Research International, 165, , 2023

16
Molina A.K.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Prieto M.A.,Pereira C.,Barros L.
Bioactive Natural Pigments’ Extraction, Isolation, and Stability in Food Applications
Molecules, 28, , 2023

17
da Silva T.B.V.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Mandim F.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Seixas F.A.V.,Bracht A.,Peralta R.M.
Purple tea: chemical characterization and evaluation as inhibitor of pancreatic lipase and fat digestion in mice
Food and Function, 14, 1761-1772, 2023

18
Albuquerque B.R.,Pinela J.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Oliveira I.,Heleno S.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Barros L.
Optimization and comparison of heat- and ultrasound-assisted extraction methods for anthocyanin recovery from Sicana odorifera fruit epicarp
Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, , 2023

19
Leichtweis M.G.,Molina A.K.,Pires T.C.S.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.,Bachari K.,Ziani B.E.C.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Pereira C.,Barros L.
Biological Activity of Pumpkin Byproducts: Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Properties
Molecules, 27, , 2022

20
Pereira C.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Prieto M.A.
Editorial: Natural bioactives used as additives in food applications
Frontiers in Nutrition, 9, , 2022

21
Garcia-Oliveira P.,Carreira-Casais A.,Pereira E.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Stojković D.,Sokovic M.,Simal-Gandara J.,Prieto M.A.,Caleja C.,Barros L.
From Tradition to Health: Chemical and Bioactive Characterization of Five Traditional Plants
Molecules, 27, , 2022

22
Molina A.K.,Gomes L.C.,Prieto M.A.,Ferreira I.C.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Barros L.
Extraction of chlorophylls from Daucus carota L. and Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme crop by-products
Food Chemistry Advances, 1, , 2022

23
P. Essoh A.,Liberal Â.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Mandim F.,Moldão-Martins M.,Cravo P.,Duarte M.P.,Moura M.,Romeiras M.M.,Barros L.
Evaluation of the Polyphenolic Composition and Bioactivities of Three Native Cabo Verde Medicinal Plants
Pharmaceuticals, 15, , 2022

24
Vieira D.M.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Barros L.,Petrovic J.,Sokovic M.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Castro M.C.R.,Rodrigues P.V.,Machado A.V.
Evaluation of plant extracts as an efficient source of additives for active food packaging
Food Frontiers, 3, 480-488, 2022

25
Ceccanti C.,Finimundy T.C.,Melgar B.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Sequential steps of the incorporation of bioactive plant extracts from wild Italian Plantago coronopus L. and Cichorium intybus L. leaves in fresh egg pasta
Food Chemistry, 384, , 2022

26
Fernandes Â.,Chaski C.,Pereira C.,Kostić M.,Rouphael Y.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Petropoulos S.A.
Water Stress Alleviation Effects of Biostimulants on Greenhouse-Grown Tomato Fruit
Horticulturae, 8, , 2022

27
Almeida D.,Cardoso R.V.C.,Pereira C.,Alves M.J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Zied D.C.,Vieira Junior W.G.,Caitano C.E.C.,Fernandes Â.,Barros L.
Biochemical Approaches on Commercial Strains of Agaricus subrufescens Growing under Two Environmental Cultivation Conditions
Journal of Fungi, 8, , 2022

28
Besrour N.,Oludemi T.,Mandim F.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Soković M.,Stojković D.,Ferreira O.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Article Valorization of Juglans regia Leaves as Cosmeceutical Ingredients: Bioactivity Evaluation and Final Formulation Development
Antioxidants, 11, , 2022

29
Novais C.,Molina A.K.,Abreu R.M.V.,Santo-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pereira C.,Barros L.
Natural Food Colorants and Preservatives: A Review, a Demand, and a Challenge
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 70, 2789-2805, 2022

30
Silva A.R.,Ayuso M.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Kostić M.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,García P.A.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Evaluation of parasite and host phenolic composition and bioactivities − The Practical Case of Cytinus hypocistis (L.) L. and Halimium lasianthum (Lam.) Greuter
Industrial Crops and Products, 176, , 2022

31
Teixeira V.M.C.,da Silva R.F.G.,Gonçalves O.H.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Bona E.,Leimann F.V.
Chemometric approaches to evaluate the substitution of synthetic food dyes by natural compounds: The case of nanoencapsulated curcumin, spirulina, and hibiscus extracts
LWT, 154, , 2022

32
Liberal Â.,Molina A.K.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Solid-liquid extraction of polyphenols
Technologies to Recover Polyphenols from AgroFood By-products and Wastes, 73-112, 2022

33
Dutra T.V.,de Menezes J.L.,Mizuta A.G.,de Oliveira A.,Moreira T.F.M.,Barros L.,Mandim F.,Pereira C.,Gonçalves O.H.,Leimann F.V.,Mikcha J.M.G.,Machinski Junior M.,Abreu Filho B.A.d.
Use of nanoencapsulated curcumin against vegetative cells and spores of Alicyclobacillus spp. in industrialized orange juice
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 360, , 2021

34
Sampaio S.L.,Petropoulos S.A.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Fernandes Â.,Leme C.M.M.,Alexopoulos A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phenolic composition and cell-based biological activities of ten coloured potato peels (Solanum tuberosum L.)
Food Chemistry, 363, , 2021

35
Leichtweis M.G.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Pereira C.,Barros L.
Sustainable recovery of preservative and bioactive compounds from food industry bioresidues
Antioxidants, 10, , 2021

36
Moldovan C.,Frumuzachi O.,Babotă M.,Menghini L.,Cesa S.,Gavan A.,Sisea C.R.,Tanase C.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Crișan G.,Mocan A.,Barros L.
Development of an optimized drying process for the recovery of bioactive compounds from the autumn fruits of berberis vulgaris L. and crataegus monogyna Jacq
Antioxidants, 10, , 2021

37
Lima J.F.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Ivanov M.,Soković M.,Steinmacher N.C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Characterization of nonconventional food plants seeds guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) cass., panicum miliaceum l., and phalaris canariensis l. for application in the bakery industry
Agronomy, 11, , 2021

38
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

39
Ben Ayache S.,Reis F.S.,Inês Dias M.,Pereira C.,Glamočlija J.,Soković M.,Behija Saafi E.,C. F. R. Ferreira I.,Barros L.,Achour L.
Chemical characterization of carob seeds (Ceratonia siliqua L.) and use of different extraction techniques to promote its bioactivity
Food Chemistry, 351, , 2021

40
Carpena M.,Caleja C.,Pereira E.,Pereira C.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Soria-Lopez A.,Fraga-Corral M.,Simal-Gandara J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Prieto M.A.
Red seaweeds as a source of nutrients and bioactive compounds: Optimization of the extraction
Chemosensors, 9, , 2021

41
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

42
Moldovan C.,Babota M.,Mocan A.,Menghini L.,Cesa S.,Gavan A.,Sisea C.,Vodnar D.C.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Crisan G.,Barros L.
Optimization of the drying process of autumn fruits rich in antioxidants: A study focusing on rosehip (: Rosa canina L.) and sea buckthorn (Elaeagnus rhamnoides (L.) A. Nelson) and their bioactive properties
Food and Function, 12, 3939-3953, 2021

43
Rodrigues J.P.B.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Carvalho A.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Phenolic compounds and bioactive properties of Ruscus aculeatus L. (asparagaceae): The pharmacological potential of an underexploited subshrub
Molecules, 26, , 2021

44
Albuquerque B.R.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Petrović J.,Soković M.,Calhelha R.C.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Valorization of sicana odorifera (Vell.) naudin epicarp as a source of bioactive compounds: Chemical characterization and evaluation of its bioactive properties
Foods, 10, , 2021

45
García-Pérez P.,Ayuso M.,Lozano-Milo E.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Ivanov M.,Calhelha R.C.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Gallego P.P.
Phenolic profiling and in vitro bioactivities of three medicinal Bryophyllum plants
Industrial Crops and Products, 162, , 2021

46
Novais C.,Pereira C.,Molina A.K.,Liberal Â.,Dias M.I.,Añibarro-Ortega M.,Alves M.J.,Calhelha R.C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Bioactive and nutritional potential of medicinal and aromatic plant (Map) seasoning mixtures
Molecules, 26, , 2021

47
Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Sokovic M.D.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Effects of growing substrate and nitrogen fertilization on the chemical composition and bioactive properties of centaurea raphanina Ssp. Mixta (dc.) Runemark
Agronomy, 11, , 2021

48
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

49
Pires E.d.O.,Pereira E.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Ćirić A.,Soković M.,Hassemer G.,Garcia C.C.,Caleja C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and bioactive characterisation of Impatiens walleriana
Molecules, 26, , 2021

50
Pantuzza Silva G.F.,Pereira E.,Melgar B.,Stojković D.,Sokovic M.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
Eggplant fruit (Solanum melongena l.) and bio‐residues as a source of nutrients, bioactive compounds, and food colorants, using innovative food technologies
Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11, 1-24, 2021

51
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

52
Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Plexida S.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.,Chrysargyris A.,Tzortzakis N.,Petrović J.,Soković M.D.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
The sustainable use of cotton, hazelnut and ground peanut waste in vegetable crop production
Sustainability (Switzerland), 12, 1-17, 2020

53
Spréa R.M.,Fernandes Â.,Finimundy T.C.,Pereira C.,Alves M.J.,Calhelha R.C.,Canan C.,Barros L.,Amaral J.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Lovage (Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch) roots: A source of bioactive compounds towards a circular economy
Resources, 9, , 2020

54
Ghada B.,Pereira E.,Pinela J.,Prieto M.A.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Stojkovic D.,Sokóvic M.,Zaghdoudi K.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Recovery of anthocyanins from passion fruit epicarp for food colorants: Extraction process optimization and evaluation of bioactive properties
Molecules, 25, , 2020

55
Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelh R.C.,Ivanov M.,Sokovi M.D.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.
The effect of nitrogen fertigation and harvesting time on plant growth and chemical composition of centaurea raphanina subsp. mixta (DC.) Runemark
Molecules, 25, , 2020

56
Maatallah Zaier M.,Ciudad-Mulero M.,Cámara M.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Achour L.,Kacem A.,Morales P.
Revalorization of Tunisian wild Amaranthaceae halophytes: Nutritional composition variation at two different phenotypes stages
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 89, , 2020

57
Gonzales-Barron U.,Dijkshoorn R.,Maloncy M.,Finimundy T.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Cadavez V.
Nutritive and bioactive properties of mesquite (prosopis pallida) flour and its technological performance in breadmaking
Foods, 9, , 2020

58
Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Chrysargyris A.,Tzortzakis N.,Ivanov M.,Sokovic M.D.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and plant growth of Centaurea raphanina subsp. mixta plants cultivated under saline conditions
Molecules, 25, , 2020

59
Finimundy T.C.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Caleja C.,Calhelha R.C.,Sokovic M.,Stojković D.,Carvalho A.M.,Rosa E.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Infusions of herbal blends as promising sources of phenolic compounds and bioactive properties
Molecules, 25, , 2020

60
Majdi C.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Frih B.,Charrouf Z.,Barros L.,Amaral J.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phytochemical characterization and bioactive properties of cinnamon basil (Ocimum basilicum cv. ‘cinnamon’) and lemon basil (ocimum x citriodorum)
Antioxidants, 9, , 2020

61
Sampaio S.L.,Fernandes Â.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Sokovic M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutritional value, physicochemical characterization and bioactive properties of the Brazilian quinoa: BRS Piabiru
Food and Function, 11, 2969-2977, 2020

62
Petropoulos S.A.,Fernandes Â.,Dias M.I.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.,Di Gioia F.,Tzortzakis N.,Ivanov M.,Sokovic M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Wild and cultivated centaurea raphanina subsp. Mixta: A valuable source of bioactive compounds
Antioxidants, 9, , 2020

63
Albuquerque B.R.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,José Alves M.,Abreu R.M.V.,Barros L.,Oliveira M.B.P.P.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Jabuticaba residues (Myrciaria jaboticaba (Vell.) Berg) are rich sources of valuable compounds with bioactive properties
Food Chemistry, 309, , 2020

64
Vieira V.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Coutinho J.A.P.,Ferreira O.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Hydroethanolic extract of Juglans regia L. green husks: A source of bioactive phytochemicals
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 137, , 2020

65
Spréa R.M.,Fernandes Â.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Alves M.J.,Canan C.,Barros L.,Amaral J.S.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical and bioactive characterization of the aromatic plant: Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch: a comprehensive study
Food and Function, 11, 1292-1303, 2020

66
Conceição N.,Albuquerque B.R.,Pereira C.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Lopes C.B.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
By-products of camu-camu [Myrciaria dubia (Kunth) McVaugh] as promising sources of bioactive high added-value food ingredients: Functionalization of yogurts
Molecules, 25, , 2020

67
Dias M.,Caleja C.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Kostic M.,Sokovic M.,Tavares D.,Baraldi I.J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and bioactive properties of byproducts from two different kiwi varieties
Food Research International, 127, , 2020

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Petropoulos S.,Fernandes Â.,Stojković D.,Pereira C.,Taofiq O.,Di Gioia F.,Tzortzakis N.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Cotton and cardoon byproducts as potential growing media components for Cichorium spinosum L. commercial cultivation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 240, , 2019

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Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Petropoulos S.A.,Plexida S.,Chrysargyris A.,Tzortzakis N.,Calhelha R.C.,Ivanov M.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
The effects of biostimulants, biofertilizers and water-stress on nutritional value and chemical composition of two spinach genotypes (Spinacia oleracea L.)
Molecules, 24, , 2019

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Palmeira L.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Abreu R.M.V.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Alves M.J.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutritional, chemical and bioactive profiles of different parts of a Portuguese common fig (Ficus carica L.) variety
Food Research International, 126, , 2019

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Garcia J.A.A.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Barros L.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Alves M.J.,Calhelha R.C.,Bracht A.,Peralta R.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phytochemical profile and biological activities of 'Ora-pro-nobis' leaves (Pereskia aculeata Miller), an underexploited superfood from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Food Chemistry, 294, 302-308, 2019

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Molina A.K.,Vega E.N.,Pereira C.,Dias M.I.,Heleno S.A.,Rodrigues P.,Fernandes I.P.,Barreiro M.F.,Kostić M.,Soković M.,Barreira J.C.M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Promising antioxidant and antimicrobial food colourants from Lonicera caerulea L. var. Kamtschatica
Antioxidants, 8, , 2019

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Caleja C.,Finimundy T.C.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Calhelha R.C.,Sokovic M.,Ivanov M.,Carvalho A.M.,Rosa E.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Challenges of traditional herbal teas: Plant infusions and their mixtures with bioactive properties
Food and Function, 10, 5939-5951, 2019

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da Silva S.C.,Fernandes I.P.,Barros L.,Fernandes Â.,José Alves M.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Barreira J.C.M.,Manrique Y.,Colla E.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Filomena Barreiro M.
Spray-dried Spirulina platensis as an effective ingredient to improve yogurt formulations: Testing different encapsulating solutions
Journal of Functional Foods, 60, , 2019

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Petropoulos S.,Fernandes Â.,Pereira C.,Tzortzakis N.,Vaz J.,Soković M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Bioactivities, chemical composition and nutritional value of Cynara cardunculus L. seeds
Food Chemistry, 289, 404-412, 2019

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Vieira V.,Pereira C.,Pires T.C.S.P.,Calhelha R.C.,Alves M.J.,Ferreira O.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Phenolic profile, antioxidant and antibacterial properties of Juglans regia L. (walnut) leaves from the Northeast of Portugal
Industrial Crops and Products, 134, 347-355, 2019

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Garcia J.A.A.,Corrêa R.C.G.,Barros L.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Alves M.J.,Calhelha R.C.,Bracht A.,Peralta R.M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical composition and biological activities of Juçara (Euterpe edulis Martius) fruit by-products, a promising underexploited source of high-added value compounds
Journal of Functional Foods, 55, 325-332, 2019

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Lockowandt L.,Pinela J.,Roriz C.,Pereira C.,Abreu R.,Calhelha R.,Alves M.,Barros L.,Bredol M.,Ferreira I.
Chemical features and bioactivities of cornflower (Centaurea cyanus L.) capitula: The blue flowers and the unexplored non-edible part
Industrial Crops and Products, 128, 496-503, 2019

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Petropoulos S.A.,Pereira C.,Ntatsi G.,Danalatos N.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Nutritional value and chemical composition of Greek artichoke genotypes
Food Chemistry, 267, 296-302, 2018

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Backes E.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Prieto M.A.,Genena A.K.,Barreiro M.F.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Recovery of bioactive anthocyanin pigments from Ficus carica L. peel by heat, microwave, and ultrasound based extraction techniques
Food Research International, 113, 197-209, 2018

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Senio S.,Pereira C.,Vaz J.,Sokovic M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Dehydration process influences the phenolic profile, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Galium aparine L.
Industrial Crops and Products, 120, 97-103, 2018

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Petropoulos S.,Pereira C.,Tzortzakis N.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Nutritional value and bioactive compounds characterization of plant parts from cynara cardunculus L. (asteraceae) cultivated in central Greece
Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, , 2018

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Fernandes A.,Pereira C.,Antonio A.L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Food Irradiation Chemistry
Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis, 2018-January, 210-236, 2018

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Dietary supplements: Foods, medicines, or both? A controversial designation with unspecific legislation
Current Pharmaceutical Design, 23, 2722-2730, 2017

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Petropoulos S.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Leaf parts from Greek artichoke genotypes as a good source of bioactive compounds and antioxidants
Food and Function, 8, 2022-2029, 2017

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Antonio A.L.,Pereira E.,Pinela J.,Heleno S.,Pereira C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Determination of antioxidant compounds in foodstuff
Food Safety: Innovative Analytical Tools for Safety Assessment, 179-220, 2016

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Rita I.,Pereira C.,Barros L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Mentha spicata L. infusions as sources of antioxidant phenolic compounds: Emerging reserve lots with special harvest requirements
Food and Function, 7, 4188-4192, 2016

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Alves M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Artichoke and milk thistle pills and syrups as sources of phenolic compounds with antimicrobial activity
Food and Function, 7, 3083-3090, 2016

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Miguel M.,Barros L.,Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Garcia P.A.,Castro M.Á.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chemical characterization and bioactive properties of two aromatic plants:: Calendula officinalis L. (flowers) and Mentha cervina L. (leaves)
Food and Function, 7, 2223-2232, 2016

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Extraction, identification, fractionation and isolation of phenolic compounds in plants with hepatoprotective effects
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 96, 1068-1084, 2016

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Liberal Â.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Adega F.,Barros L.,Dueñas M.,Santos-Buelga C.,Abreu R.M.V.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
A comparison of the bioactivity and phytochemical profile of three different cultivars of globe amaranth: Red, white, and pink
Food and Function, 7, 679-688, 2016

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Alves M.,Pereira L.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Phenolic profile and antimicrobial activity of different dietary supplements based on Cochlospermum angolensis Welw.
Industrial Crops and Products, 74, 412-416, 2015

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
A Comparison of the Nutritional Contribution of Thirty-nine Aromatic Plants used as Condiments and/or Herbal Infusions
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, 70, 176-183, 2015

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Pereira C.,Barreira J.C.M.,Calhelha R.C.,Lopes M.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Vilas-Boas M.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Is honey able to potentiate the antioxidant and cytotoxic properties of medicinal plants consumed as infusions for hepatoprotective effects?
Food and Function, 6, 1435-1442, 2015

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Santos-Buelga C.,Ferreira I.
Infusions of artichoke and milk thistle represent a good source of phenolic acids and flavonoids
Food and Function, 6, 56-62, 2015

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Pereira C.,Calhelha R.C.,Antonio A.L.,Queiroz M.J.R.P.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Effects of gamma radiation on chemical and antioxidant properties, anti-hepatocellular carcinoma activity and hepatotoxicity of borututu
Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 26, 271-277, 2014

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Pereira C.,Calhelha R.,Barros L.,Queiroz M.,Ferreira I.
Synergisms in antioxidant and anti-hepatocellular carcinoma activities of artichoke, milk thistle and borututu syrups
Industrial Crops and Products, 52, 709-713, 2014

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Use of UFLC-PDA for the Analysis of Organic Acids in Thirty-Five Species of Food and Medicinal Plants
Food Analytical Methods, 6, 1337-1344, 2013

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Pereira C.,Calhelha R.,Barros L.,Ferreira I.
Antioxidant properties, anti-hepatocellular carcinoma activity and hepatotoxicity of artichoke, milk thistle and borututu
Industrial Crops and Products, 49, 61-65, 2013

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Vilas-Boas M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Potentiating effects of honey on antioxidant properties of lemon-flavoured black tea
International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 64, 230-234, 2013

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Pereira C.,Barros L.,Carvalho A.,Ferreira I.
Nutritional composition and bioactive properties of commonly consumed wild greens: Potential sources for new trends in modern diets
Food Research International, 44, 2634-2640, 2011