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    • El ambiente biológico y el estado nutricional 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Análisis de la situación alimentania-nutricional en Costa Rica. Secretaría de la Política Nacional de Alimentación y Nutrición. L. Sánz, editor. p.113-129, 1981., 1981)
      Los estados de buena o mala nutrición -y sus grados intermedios- son el resultado de la interacción del huésped (el hombre) con su ambiente. Se entiende por ambiente todo aquello que rodea al ser humano y que es capaz de ...
    • Breast-feeding, infections and infant outcomes: an international perspective 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1990)
      Most rural mothers from Puriscal, a typical transitional population in Costa Rica, breastfeed their infants; more than one half breast-feed beyond 6 months. This situation was brought about by commencement of rooming-in ...
    • Canasta básica del costarricense: una estrategia en política alimentaria 

      Murillo González, Sandra; Nougrodt, Rosa Maria; Tristán, Mario (Análisis de la Situación Alimentaria-Nutricional en Costa Rica. Secretaría de la política nacional de Alimentación y Nutrición. p. 79-95, 1981)
      La situación actual del país, el aumento en los precios de los alimentos y en términos generales del costa de la vida, dieron origen a la Comisión Nacional de Canasta Básica , formada por representantes de tres institutos: ...
    • Child feedings in less developed countries: induced breast feeding in a transitional society 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Murillo González, Sandra; Jiménez, Patricia; Allen, María de los Ángeles; García, Bertha (Pediatric Nutrition. Infant Feeding- Deficiencies - Diseases. F. Lifshitz, ed., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York (1982) p. 35-53, 1982)
      Breast feeding is the best promoter of growth and health of infants in traditional and transitional societies. Supplementation with semisolid and solid foods is generally required after 3-6 months in most developing ...
    • Consumo de Yuca, Bocio Endémico y Desnutrición en Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Ulate Castro, Emilce; Jiménez, Sandra; Díaz, Carlos (Aspectos de la yuca y tiroides: aspectos de investigación y salud: IDERC p . 70-73, 1984)
      En Costa Rica se cultivan más de 100 variedades de Manihot esculenta, unas pocas de las cuales son nativas. Tres de las variedades cultivadas son muy populares: manggie, valencia y guácimo; esta última es una variedad local ...
    • Diarrhea and malnutrition, research priorities: Research Priorities 

      Chandra, Ranjit K.; Greenough, William B.; Guerrant, Richard L.; Martorrel, Reynaldo; Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Warren, Kenneth S.; Wu, Cheng-Chien (Diarrhea and malnutrition: interactions, mechanisms, and interventions; Plenum Press p 305 308, 1983)
      There have been many recent advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, mechanisms, and management of acute and chronic diarrheal disease. Many studies have investigated the role of diarrhea in producing ...
    • Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Breastfeeding Intervention in a Transitional Population 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Jiménez, Patricia; Allen, María de los Ángeles; Vargas, William; García, María Eugenia; Urrutia, Juan José; Wyatt, Richard G. (Holme, T., Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for International Cooperation in Science., & World Health Organization. (1981). Acute enteric infections in children: New prospects for treatment and prevention : proceedings of the third Nobel conference. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press., 1981)
      Diarrheal disease is a main cause of weight loss and growth faltering and stunting in rural children living under low socioeconomic conditions, and diarrhea is one of the most important events precipitating severe ...
    • Influence on the growth parameters of children 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Raven Press p 85-94, 1983)
      The close interactions between toxin-producing bacterial agents and the host in cases of diarrhea are reflected in several significant physiologic and nutritional alterations. The negative nutritional effects of diarrhea ...
    • Interactions of malnutrition and infection 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Arab World Printing House. In: Practical approaches to combat malnutrition with special reference to mothers and children. Cairo, Egypt. May 25-29, 1977. N.S. Scrimshaw y M. Gabr (editors). Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt, Arab World Printing House, Egypt, p.134-144, 1979., 1979-05)
      It is impossible and impracticable to separate health problems from their environmental causes. Thus, a quick glance at the present world distribution of famine and of severe and chronic malnutrition reveals a concentration ...
    • Malnutrition and concurrent infections. Comparison of two populations with different infection rates 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Viral Diseasses in South-East Asia and the Wester Pacific, 1982)
      Repetitive infections induce malnutrition and growth retardation in children living in impoverished environments, even if food is available. Infection precipitates severe malnutrition in individuals already undernourished. ...
    • Mucosal infection and malnutrition 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Salas Chaves, Pilar (Neonatal infection. Grune y Stratton p. 299- 213, 1984)
      The mucosal infections that result in acute diarrheal diseases (ADD) and acute respiratory infections (ARI) account for more than one half of all the morbidity of infants and young children throughout the less ...
    • Nutrition and infection 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Tropical and Geographical Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 206-211, 1984)
      The association of malnutrition and infectious disease (faminepestilence) had been recognized since the beginning of human history, but it was not until the late 1950s that such an interaction was scientifically documented ...
    • Promotion of Breast Feeding, Health, and Survival of Infants Through Hospital and Field Interventions 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Carvajal, Juan J.; García, María Eugenia; Sáenz, Patricia; Allen, María de los Ángeles; Araya, José R.; Rodríguez, María E. (Malnutrition: Determinants and consequences.New York: Liss, Inc 123-138, 1984)
      Most authorities agree that the decline in the rate and duration of breast feeding in urban areas in many developing countries has been the result of urbanization and influences of Western culture. Two sequalae have been ...
    • Promotion of breast-feeding, health, and growth among hospital-born neonates, and among infants of a rural area of Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Allen, María de los Ángeles; Jiménez, Patricia; García, María Eugenia; Vargas, William; Rodríguez, María E.; Valerín, Carlos (Diarrhea and Malnutrition. Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions.Editors: Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw, 1983,177-202, 1983)
      decline in the incidence of breast-feeding in many developing nations \--as been recorded in recent years, often in conjunction with (a) rapid changes in way of life, (b) migration from rural to urban,- centers, ...