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María Zenaida Saavedra Leos

Personal Data:
Academic Degree:  PhD Degree
SNI Level:  II
SCOPUS ID: 56943408300
ORBIS ID: n70763
Institutional Data:
Affiliation: Academic Coordination Altiplano Campus

Office address: Carr. Cedral Km. 5+600 Ejido San José de las Trojes CP. 78700 Matehuala
Phone number: (+52) 4441250151
Ext.: 4341
  1. PhD Degree
    Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí
  2. Master's Degree
    Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
  3. Bachelor's Degree
    Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí

Technological application: use of the country's natural resources to obtain a functional food aimed at hard-to-reach populations.  

Design of foods that conserve their nutritional properties, research was carried out using micro encapsulation of powdered functional foods with antioxidant and prebiotic properties, generating a food product with technological application.

Establish adequate storage conditions for foods with low, medium and high moisture content based on chemical, physical and thermal characterization (the latter two based on material concepts such as first and second order transitions), to increase the shelf life of the product. 

Synthesis, characterization and stabilization of new materials such as pure β-lactose anomer for health and cosmetic purposes (carrier agent-active compound).