INFORMAS in Argentina is led by Fundacion InterAmericana del Corazón Argentina (FIC Argentina).

INFORMAS work is ongoing in 4 of the 9 modules.

Lorena Allemandi

Director of Food Policy

Department Phone: +54 9 113682 7143

Email: Lorena Allemandi



Luciana Castronuovo

Senior Researcher

Food Policy Department

FIC Argentina

Email:Luciana Castronuovo



Maria Victoria Tiscornia


Food Policy Department

Email:Maria Victoria Tiscornia

Module Status (as of xx/18) Outputs
Public Sector (Food EPI)
Private Sector
Food Composition
Food Labelling
Food Promotion
Food Prices
Food Retail
Food Provision
Food Trade & Investment

Several INFORMAS Argentina outputs are expected in 2017, including several accepted abstracts for presentation at IUNS 21st International Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina and scientific publications.

  1. Allemandi, L., Castronuovo, L., Tiscornia, M. V., Ponce, M., & Schoj, V. (2017). Food advertising on Argentinean television: are ultra-processed foods in the lead?. Public Health Nutrition, 1-9.
  2. Tiscornia MV, Heredia-Blonval K, Allemandi L, Blanco-Metzler A, Ponce M, Montero-Campos MA, CastronuovoL, Schoj V. Sugar Content in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Marketed in Argentina and Costa Rica. Revista Argent Salud Pública, 2017; 8 (30): 20-25.
  3. Castronuovo, L., Gutkowski, P., Tiscornia, V., & Allemandi, L. (2016). Las madres y la publicidad de alimentos dirigida a niños y niñas: percepciones y experiencias. Salud Colectiva12(4).
  4. Allemandi, L., Tiscornia, M. V., Ponce, M., Castronuovo, L., Dunford, E., & Schoj, V. (2015). Sodium content in processed foods in Argentina: compliance with the national law. Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy5(3), 197.
  5. Allemandi, L., Garipe, L., Schoj, V., Pizarro, M., & Tambussi, A. (2013). Análisis del contenido de sodio y grasas trans de los alimentos industrializados en Argentina.  argent. salud publica4(15), 14-19.
  6. Castronuovo, L., Allemandi, L., Tiscornia, V., & Schoj, V. (2013). Sodium Reduction Policies In Argentina: An Analysis Of The “less Salt More Life” Initiative. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism63, 927.
  7. The Food Monitoring Group. (2013). Progress with a global branded food composition database. Food chemistry140(3), 451-457.
  8. Dunford, E., Webster, J., Metzler, A. B., Czernichow, S., Mhurchu, C. N., Wolmarans, P., … & Barquera, S. (2012). International collaborative project to compare and monitor the nutritional composition of processed foods. European journal of preventive cardiology19(6), 1326-1332.
  • International Development Research Centre(IDRC)
  • “Dr.Abraam Sonis” Grant. Comisión Salud Investiga. Ministerio de Salud de la Nación