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Uso de suplementos nutricionales en la población urbana costarricense
Use of nutritional supplements in the Costa Rican urban population
Objetivo: diversos estudios revelan que el per l de los consumidores de suplementos nutricionales corresponde a individuos con estilos de vida saludables y ambiente sociodemográ co favorable. Sin embargo, en Costa Rica no ...
Total and whole grain intake in Latin America: findings from the multicenter cross-sectional Latin American Study of Health and Nutrition (ELANS)
Purpose: Understanding whole-grain intake and its associated factors is essential to tackle the double burden of malnutrition faced by Latin American countries. This study aimed to characterize total and whole grain intake ...
Active Transportation and Obesity Indicators in Adults from Latin America: ELANS Multi-Country Study
Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the association between active transportation and obesity indicators in adults from eight Latin American countries. Methods: Data from the ELANS study, an observational ...
Comparison of self-report versus accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary behaviors and their association with body composition in Latin America countries.
Background: Most population-based studies from Latin America have used questionnaires to measure physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors (SB). Low reliability and validity of the questionnaires has limited the ...
Accelerometer-measured daily step counts and adiposity indicators among Latin American aults: a multi-country study
The aim of the present study was to examine the sex-related associations between accelerometer-measured daily step counts and adiposity indicators in adults from eight Latin American countries. We analyzed data from 2524 ...
Agreement Between Self-Reported and Device-Based Sedentary Time among Eight Countries: Findings from the ELANS
The purpose of this study was to analyze the agreement between self-reported and device-based sedentary time among eight countries in Latin America. As part of the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS), data ...
Socio-Demographic Correlates of Total and Domain-Dpecific Sedentary Behavior in Latin American: A Population-Based Study
Purpose: The aim of this study was to identify socio-demographic correlates of total and domain-specific sedentary behavior (SB). Methods: Cross-sectional findings are based on 9218 participants (15–65 years) from the Latin ...
Consumo de frutas y vegetales en la población urbana costarricense: Resultados del Estudio Latino Americano de Nutrición y Salud: ELANS- Costa Rica
Fruits and vegetables intake among Costa Rican urban population: results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health: ELANS-Costa Rica
Introducción: El consumo suficiente de frutas y vegetales ha sido ampliamente asociado con diversos beneficios para la salud, entre ellos, el actuar como factor protector contra el desarrollo de enfermedades crónicas no ...
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 ...
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 ...