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Childbearing age women characteristics in Latin America. Building evidence bases for early prevention. Results from the ELANS Study
Latin American (LA) women have been exposed to demographic and epidemiologic changes that have transformed their lifestyle, with increasing sedentary and unhealthy eating behaviors. We aimed to identify characteristics of ...
Developing a cooperative multicenter study in Latin America: Lessons learned from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health Project
Elaboración de un estudio colaborativo multicéntrico en América Latina: enseñanzas extraídas del Estudio Latinoamericano de Nutrición y Salud
Elaboração de estudo cooperativo multicêntrico na América Latina: ensinamentos do Projeto do Estudo Latino-americano de Nutrição e Saúde
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 ...
Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): rationale and study design
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 ...
Total and Added Sugar Intake: Assessment in Eight Latin American Countries
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 ...
Standardization of the Food Composition Database Used in the Latin American Nutrition and Health Study (ELANS)
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 ...
Principales Alimentos con azúcares añadidos y su variación geográfica y sociodemográfica: estudio Latino Americano de Nutrición y Salud (ELANS)
Main foods with added sugars and their geographic and sociodemographic variation: Latin American study of nutrition and health (ELANS)
Diversos estudios epidemiológicos y de intervención apuntan a una asociación fuerte y consistente entre la ingesta excesiva de azúcares y el riesgo de desarrollar caries dentales y enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles. ...
Latin American consumption of major food groups: results from the ELANS study
Background The Latin American (LA) region is still facing an ongoing epidemiological transition and shows a complex public health scenario regarding non-communicable diseases (NCDs). A healthy diet and consumption of ...