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    • Developing a cooperative multicenter study in Latin America: Lessons learned from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health Project 

      Fisberg, Mauro; Kovalskys, Irina; Gómez Salas, Georgina; Pareja Torres, Rossina Gabriella; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Rigotti, Attilio; Guajardo, Viviana; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Previdelli, Ágatha Nogueira; Moreno Aznar, Luis A.; Pratt, Michael; Koletzko, Berthold V.; Tucker, Katherine L. (2017)
      This report examines the challenges of conducting a multicenter, cross-sectional study of coun- tries with diverse cultures, and shares the lessons learned. The Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS) was used ...
    • Implicaciones metabólicas del consumo excesivo de fructosa 

      Esquivel Solís, Viviana; Gómez Salas, Georgina (2007-08-31)
      En los últimos años se ha dado un auge importante en la producción de alimentos endulzados con edulcorantes distintos a la sacarosa o azúcar de mesa, que por aportar menos calorías, son utilizados ya sea para perder peso ...
    • Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): rationale and study design 

      Fisberg, Mauro; Kovalskys, Irina; Gómez Salas, Georgina; Rigotti, Attilio; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Pareja Torres, Rossina Gabriella; Guajardo, Viviana; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Chiavegatto Filho, Alexandre Dias Porto; Pratt, Michael; Koletzko, Berthold V.; Tucker, Katherine L. (2016-01)
      Abstract Background: Obesity is growing at an alarming rate in Latin America. Lifestyle behaviours such as physical activity and dietary intake have been largely associated with obesity in many countries; however studies ...
    • Micronutrientes y enfermedades crónicas: ¿hacia donde apunta la evidencia científica? 

      Gómez Salas, Georgina (2009-07)
      Los estudios observacionales han demostrado, de manera consistente, una asociación positiva entre el consumo de dietas ricas en frutas y vegetales, y un menor riesgo de enfermedad cardiovascular, cáncer, enfermedad ...
    • Standardization of the Food Composition Database Used in the Latin American Nutrition and Health Study (ELANS) 

      Kovalskys, Irina; Fisberg, Mauro; Gómez Salas, Georgina; Rigotti, Attilio; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Pareja Torres, Rossina Gabriella; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Tucker, Katherine L.; Koletzko, Berthold V.; Pratt, Michael (2015-09)
      Between-country comparisons of estimated dietary intake are particularly prone to error when different food composition tables are used. The objective of this study was to describe our procedures and rationale for the ...
    • Total and Added Sugar Intake: Assessment in Eight Latin American Countries 

      Fisberg, Mauro; Kovalskys, Irina; Gómez Salas, Georgina; Rigotti, Attilio; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Pareja Torres, Rossina Gabriella; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Koletzko, Berthold V.; Pratt, Michael; Moreno Aznar, Luis A.; Guajardo, Viviana; Fisberg, Regina Mara; Hermes Sales, Cristiane; Previdelli, Ágatha Nogueira (2018-03)
      Non-communicable diseases are growing at an alarming rate in Latin America. We assessed total and added sugar intake in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, to verify the adequacy ...