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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Isabel Valero-Morales, BSc Nutrition


PhD Researcher

Centre: Centre for Public Health & Policy



I am a PhD researcher working on strategies to reduce salt consumption in Mexico. I started my PhD in October 2019 titled “Salt intake in Mexico and a pilot salt reformulation programme”.

I work as an assistant researcher at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico. I oversee the health promotion campaign through social media for the Center of Nutrition and Health Research. Also, I collaborate on projects to monitor food digital marketing appealing to children and adolescents.


Research Interests:

  • Salt/sodium consumption
  • Health promotion
  • Social media
  • Food digital marketing


Mendoza-Herrera K, Valero-Morales I, Ocampo-Granados ME, Reyes-Morales H, Arce-AmareĢ F, Barquera S. An Overview of Social Media Use in the Field of Public Health Nutrition: Benefits, Scope, Limitations, and a Latin American Experience. Prev Chronic Dis 2020;17:200047. 

Barquera S et al. Becoming better: the need for immediate action to address obesity. A position statement from health professionals. Salud Pub Mex [Internet]. 28 de febrero de 2022;64(2):225-9.

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