Cntia Ferreira-Pgo


Cíntia Ferreira-Pêgo graduated with a degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain (2010), and has a master’s degree in Training and Sports Nutrition from the Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain (2012).

She obtained her Ph.D. with International Mention in Nutrition and Metabolism from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain, and the University of Arkansas, USA (2016).

Her main epidemiological research interests are the Mediterranean Diet, the consumption of dairy products, hydration and/or the consumption of different types of beverages, and their relationship with health and disease. Currently, her main interest resides in the evaluation of dietary habits and behavior and their relation to body composition. C.F-P is the director of the Nutrition Sciences degree of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias and an auxiliary researcher in CBIOS Lusófona’s Research Center for Biosciences and Health Technologies.