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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 ...
Alcohol Contribution to Total Energy Intake and Its Association with Nutritional Status and Diet Quality in Eight Latina American Countries
Alcohol consumption is a modifiable risk factor for non-communicable diseases. This study aimed to characterize alcohol consumers at the nutritional, anthropometric, and sociodemo- graphic levels. Data from 9218 participants ...
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 ...
Food Sources of Shortfall Nutrients among Latin Americans: Results from the Latin American Study of Health and Nutrition (ELANS)
Increased consumption of energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods can lead to inadequate intakes of shortfall nutrients, including vitamin A, D, C, and E, dietary folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. The ...
Anthropometric Profile of Latin American Population: Results from the ELANS Study
Background: Latin America has experienced changes in lifestyle since 1960. Aim: The aim was to determine the prevalence of obesity and stunting among eight countries of Latin American and to identify the determinant risk ...
Walking and cycling as active transportation, and obesity factors in adolescents from eight countries
Background: Evidence has shown that active transportation decreases obesity rates, but considering walking or cycling as separate modes could provide additional information on the health benefts in adolescents. This study ...
Correlation between Neck Cricumference and Other Anthropometric Measurements in Eight Latin American Countries. Results from ELANS Study
Abstract Neck circumference (NC) is being used to identify the risk of chronic diseases. There is a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in Latin America, and neck circumference is a simple and practical measurement ...
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. ...
Original research Socio-demographic patterns of self-reported physical activity and sitting time in Latin American countries: findings from ELANS
Background: Low levels of physical activity (PA) and prolonged sitting time (ST) increase the risk of non-communicable diseases and mortality, and can be influenced by socio-demographic characteristics. The aim of this ...