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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 ...
    • Diet Quality and Diet Diversity in Eight Latin American Countries: Results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS) 

      Gómez Salas, Georgina; Mara Fisberg, Regina; Nogueira Previdelli, Ágatha; Hermes Sales, Cristiane; Kovalskys, Irina; Fisberg, Mauro; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Rigotti, Attilio; Guajardo, Viviana; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Murillo, Ana; Brenes Sáenz, Juan Carlos; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Pareja Torres, Rossina Gabriella; Chinnock Mc'Neil, Anne Eliza (2019-07-15)
      This study aimed to assess diet quality score (DQS), considering healthy and unhealthy foods and nutrients, and diet diversity score (DDS) as indicators of risk of noncommunicable diseases in eight Latin American countries, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Prevalence and determinants of misreporting of energy intake among Latin American populations: results from ELANS Study 

      Previdelli, Ágatha Nogueira; Gómez Salas, Georgina; Kovalskys, Irina; Fisberg, Mauro; Cortés Sanabria, Lilia Yadira; Pareja, Rossina Gabriela; Liria Dominguez, María Reyna; Yépez García, Martha Cecilia; Herrera Cuenca, Marianella; Rigotti, Attilio; Guajardo, Viviana; Zalcman Zimberg, Ioná; Murillo Solís, Ana Gabriela (2019-08)
      Underreporting and overreporting of energy intake (EI) have been recognized as potential sources of bias. Dietary data mainly rely on proxy respondents, but little is known about the determinants of misreporting of EI among ...
    • 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 ...