Daniele Del Rio

Research Area: Food for Health

University of Parma


Head of the School of Advanced Studies on Food and Nutrition, Professor of Human Nutrition




Dietary phytochemicals and human health. Bioavailability, metabolism and bioactivity of plant polyphenols. Molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of plant foods in human disease prevention.

Other activities
  • Scientific Director, The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro), Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge, UK
  • Editor in Chief, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition
  • Visiting Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University
  • Management Committee Member,BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health Journal
  • Founding Fellow and Trustee – EUFoDiN - European Foundation for Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Member of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) working group (WGs) on “External communication and public trust”