Research Group: ProNutri: Clinical Nutrition and Disease Programming
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: NOVA Medical School, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas
Research Areas: Nutrition, Metabolism, Obesity, Diabetes, Glucagon and Incretins, Clinical Trials
updated on 31/12/2018
Marta Paulino Silvestre is an integrated member of the research group ProNutri at CINTESIS.
She graduated from the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of the University of Porto in 2007, earned her Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon/Queen Mary, University of London, in 2014, and has been working as a researcher of the PREVIEW Study – PREVention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention and population studies in Europe and around the World, at the University of Auckland.
She is a guest assistant professor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Nova University of Lisbon and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She is involved in several projects, specifically in the fields of Microbioma and Nutrition, new biomarkers of type 2 diabetes and diabetes prevention.
TITLE: Higher protein intake is not associated with decreased kidney function in pre-diabetic older adults following a one-year intervention—a preview sub-study
AUTHORS: Møller, G; Andersen, JR; Ritz, C; Silvestre, MP ; Navas Carretero, S; Jalo, E; Christensen, P; Simpson, E; Taylor, M; Martinez, JA; Macdonald, I; Swindell, N; Mackintosh, KA; Stratton, G; Fogelholm, M; Larsen, TM; Poppitt, SD; Dragsted, LO; Raben, A;
SOURCE: Nutrients, VOLUME: 10, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2018
TITLE: Men and women respond differently to rapid weight loss: Metabolic outcomes of a multi-centre intervention study after a low-energy diet in 2500 overweight, individuals with pre-diabetes
AUTHORS: Pia Christensen; Thomas Meinert Larsen; Margriet Westerterp-Plantenga; Ian Macdonald; Alfredo A Martinez; Svetoslav Handjiev; Sally Poppitt; Sylvia Hansen; Christian Ritz; Arne Astrup; Laura Pastor-Sanz; Finn Sandø-Pedersen; Kirsi H Pietiläinen; Jouko Sundvall; Mathijs Drummen; Moira A Taylor; Santiago Navas-Carretero; Teodora Handjieva-Darlenska; Shannon Brodie; Marta P Silvestre et al.
SOURCE: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, VOLUME: 20, ISSUE: 12, PUBLISHED: 2018
TITLE: PREVIEW study—influence of a behavior modification intervention (PREMIT) in over 2300 people with pre-diabetes: intention, self-efficacy and outcome expectancies during the early phase of a lifestyle intervention
AUTHORS: Maija Huttunen-Lenz; Sylvia Hansen; Pia Christensen; Thomas Meinert Larsen; Finn SandØ-Pedersen; Mathijs Drummen; Tanja Adam; Ian Macdonald; Moira Taylor; Alfredo A Martinez; Santiago Navas-Carretero; Svetoslav Handjiev; Sally Poppitt; Marta P Silvestre; Mikael Fogelholm; Kirsi Pietilainen; Jennie Brand-Miller; Agnes Berendsen; Anne Raben; Wolfgang Schlicht;
SOURCE: Psychology Research and Behavior Management, VOLUME: Volume 11, PUBLISHED: 2018
TITLE: The role of glucagon in weight loss-mediated metabolic improvement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
AUTHORS: Silvestre, MP; Goode, JP; Vlaskovsky, P; McMahon, C; Tay, A; Poppitt, SD;
SOURCE: Obesity Reviews, VOLUME: 19, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2018
TITLE: A Protein Diet Score, Including Plant and Animal Protein, Investigating the Association with HbA1c and eGFR—The PREVIEW Project Full Text
AUTHORS: Grith Møller; Diewertje Sluik; Christian Ritz; Vera Mikkilä; Olli T Raitakari; Nina Hutri-Kähönen; Lars O Dragsted; Thomas M Larsen; Sally D Poppitt; Marta P Silvestre ; Edith J.M Feskens; Jennie Brand-Miller; Anne Raben;
SOURCE: Nutrients, VOLUME: 9, ISSUE: 7, PUBLISHED: 2017