Larissa Loures Mendes



Research group: Human Biology, Health and Society


Institutional Address: Department of Nutrition

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Professor Alfredo Balena, 190, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Phone number: +55 31 24099800



Research interests:

  • Nutrition, Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Built and Social environments
  • Obesity and others non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
  • adults, children and adolescents


Ongoing Projects:

Coordinator of two funded research projects.

Project 1- Built Environment and Social Environment Associations with Overweight, Obesity in Children and Adolescents in Juiz de Fora city. Funding: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)

Project 2 - School Market: Food And Nutrition Education In Schools of Juiz de Fora city. Funding: Foundation for Research Support of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG)


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Larissa Loures Mendes