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    • Interpretation of Serum Retinol Data From Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Brito, Alex; López de Romaña, Daniel; Cori, Héctor; La Frano, Michael R. (SAGE, 2015)
      Background: In recent decades, the general socioeconomic situation in Latin America and the Caribbean countries has improved, and many vitamin A programs have been implemented in an attempt to reduce vitamin A deficiency ...
    • Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean: A problem of unknown magnitude 

      Brito, Alex; Cori, Héctor; Ordóñez Pizarro, Fernando; Mujica, María Fernanda; Cediel, Gustavo; López de Romaña, Daniel (The United Nations University, 2013)
      Background. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean is unknown. Objective. To examine the prevalence data available on vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean. Methods. ...
    • Prepubertal Adiposity, Vitamin D Status, and Insulin Resistance 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; López de Romaña, Daniel; Mericq, Verónica; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (Amer Acad Pediatrics, 2016)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the following from prepuberty to the puberty-onset: (1) changes in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin-D (25[OH]D), adiposity, and insulin resistance (IR); (2) the effect of prepubertal adiposity on serum 25(OH)D ...
    • Sodium Intake and Cardiovascular Disease in the Latin American Context 

      Gaitan, Diego; Chamorro Melo, Rodrigo; Cediel, Gustavo; Lozano, Gustavo; Silva Gomes, Fabio da (Archivos Latinoamericanos Nutrición, 2015)
      Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main causes of morbidity and mortality in Latin America (LA). A high sodium intake is one of main risk factors for CVD. Strategies aiming to decrease sodium intake has been shown health ...
    • Sodium intake and cardiovascular disease in the Latin American context Sodio y Enfermedad Cardiovascular: Contexto en Latinoamérica 

      Gaitán, Diego; Chamorro Melo, Rodrigo; Cediel, Gustavo; Lozano, Gustavo; Da Silva Gomes, Fabio (Archivos Latinoamericanos Nutricion, 2015)
      Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main causes of morbidity and mortality in Latin America (LA). A high sodium intake is one of main risk factors for CVD. Strategies aiming to decrease sodium intake has been shown health ...
    • Ultra-processed foods and added sugars in the Chilean diet (2010) 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Reyes Jedlicki, Marcela; Da Costa Louzada, María Laura; Martínez Steele, Euridice; Monteiro, Carlos A.; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (PubMed, 2017)
      Objective: To assess the consumption of ultra-processed foods and analyse its association with the content of added sugars in the Chilean diet. Design: Cross-sectional study of national dietary data obtained through 24 ...
    • Vitamin D deficiency in pediatric clinical practice 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Pacheco Acosta, Johanna; Castillo Durán, Carlos (Sociedad Argentina de Pediatría, 2018)
      Vitamin D research suggests it has a role in disorders other than bone metabolism. Objective: To update the information on vitamin D deficiency (VDD) in pediatric clinical disorders. Methods: Search in virtual ...
    • Zinc Deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Cediel, Gustavo; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Brito, Alex; Cori, Héctor; López de Romaña, Daniel (SAGE, 2015)
      Background: Zinc deficiency affects multiple vital functions in the life cycle, especially growth. Limited information is available on the magnitude of zinc deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean. Objective: To ...