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    • Plaza, Nicolás; Castillo, Daniel; Pérez Reytor, Diliana; Higuera Guajardo, Gastón; García, Katherine; Bastias, Roberto (Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 2018)
      Vibrios are common inhabitants of marine and estuarine environments. Some of them can be pathogenic to humans and/or marine animals using a broad repertory of virulence factors. Lately, several reports have indicated that ...
    • García, Gonzalo; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Mella, Javiera; Quiroga, Erik; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Cavada Chacón, Gabriel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Aula Medica Ediciones, 2013-07)
      Background: Obesity has long been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of substantial weight loss induced by bariatric surgery on carotid intima ...
    • Calderón Bravo, Héctor Matías; Vera Céspedes, Natalia; Zura Bravo, Liliana; Muñoz, Loreto A. (MDPI, 2021)
      Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) is found worldwide and is used in the food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries; however, the nutritional and functional properties of the seeds are scarcely known. Basil seeds contain high ...
    • Aranguiz, Julieta; Fagerstrom, Cristhel; Lopez, Mauricio; Albala Brevis, Cecilia (Wiley, 2017)
    • Newson, Rachel S.; Lion, Rene; Crawford, Robert J.; Curtis, Valerie; Elmadfa, Ibrahim; Feunekes, Gerda; Hicks, Cheryl; Liere, Marti van; Lowe, C. Fergus; Meijer, Gert W.; Pradeep, B. V.; Reddy, K. Srinath; Sidibe, Myriam; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (BioMed Central, 2013)
      As the global population grows there is a clear challenge to address the needs of consumers, without depleting natural resources and whilst helping to improve nutrition and hygiene to reduce the growth of noncommunicabl ...
    • Lera Marqués, Lydia; Ángel Badillo, Bárbara Karen; Marquez Jara, Carlos; Saguez Mamani, Rodrigo Andrés; Albala Brevis, Cecilia Hortensia (Dove Medical, 2021)
      Purpose: Many studies have demonstrated that Sarcopenia causes a serious impact on health, including death in older adults. The objective of this study was to determine the association of sarcopenia and pre-sarcopenia with ...
    • Monsalves Álvarez, Matías; Morales Campos, Pablo; Castro Sepúlveda, Mauricio; Sepúlveda Guzmán, Carlos; Rodríguez Silva, Juan Manuel; Chiong Lay, Mario; Eisner, Verónica; Lavandero González, Sergio; Troncoso Cotal, Rodrigo (MDPI, 2020)
      beta-hydroxybutyrate is the main ketone body generated by the liver under starvation. Under these conditions, it can sustain ATP levels by its oxidation in mitochondria. As mitochondria can modify its shape and function ...
    • Sáez Briones, Patricio; Soto Moyano, Rubén; Burgos, Héctor; Castillo, Amparo; Valladares Boasi, Luis; Morgan Sabat, Carlos; Pérez, Hernán; Barra, Rafael; Constandil, Luis; Laurido, Claudio; Hernández, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2015)
      Moderate reduction in dietary protein composition of pregnant rats from 25% to 8% casein, calorically compensated by carbohydrates, has been described as a ‘‘hidden malnutrition’’ because it does not alter body and brain ...
    • Smitasiri, Suttilak; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (2007)
      To reduce the increased burden of diet-related disease and promote human potential through food and nutrition globally, harmonization of efforts is urgently needed. This article examines the concept of food-based dietary ...
    • Reyna Gallegos, Sixto Leonardo; Echeverría González, Francisca (2019-03)
      Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are transcription factors whose isoforms (α, β/δ, and γ) have key and complementary roles in relation to energy metabolism, glucose and lipid homeostasis, regulation of ...
    • Walter, Tomas; Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Abrams, Steven A.; Boy, Erick (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2004-03)
      Objective: Iron fortification of wheat flour is widely used. In most cases, elemental iron powders are utilized as fortificants due to their lower cost and few, if any, sensory problems. However, their bioavailability is ...
    • Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Boccio, José; Salgueiro, María; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel; Carmuega, Esteban; Weill, Ricardo; Marque, Sebastien; Frereux, Marine; Noirt, Florence (Springer, 2013)
      Iron fortification of foods continues to be one of the preferred ways of improving the iron status of the population. Dairy product is a common product in the diet; therefore, it is a plausible vehicle for iron ...
    • Hidalgo, Miltha; Rodríguez, Vania; Kreindl, Christine; Porras Espinoza, Omar (MDPI, 2020)
      Most of the biological impacts of Vitamin E, including the redox effects, have been raised from studies with alpha-tocopherol only, despite the fact that tocopherol-containing foods carry mixed tocopherol isomers. Here, ...
    • Mujica Coopman, María; Brito, Alex; López de Romaña, Daniel; Pizarro Aguirre, Fernando; Olivares Grohnert, Manuel (Elsevier, 2015)
      Background: The prevalence of obesity has increased at an alarming rate worldwide. Some studies have observed an association between iron (Fe) deficiency (ID) and obesity, however more research is needed. Objective: To ...
    • O'Brien, Peter; Carrasco Pozo, Catalina; Speisky Cosoy, Hernán (ELSEVIER, 2006-01-05)
      The increasing recognition of the participation of free radical-mediated oxidative events in the initiation and/or progression of cardiovascular, tumoural, inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders, has given rise to ...
    • Martínez Winkler, Jorge; Fuentes, Mauricio; Cambiazo Ayala, Liliana; Santibáñez, J. Francisco (WILEY-LISS, DIV JOHN WILEY & SONS INC, 1999-10-08)
      Bone is the most frequent site of metastasis in breast cancer. This causes destructive osteolytic lesions. To achieve metastasis to bone, breast cancer cells must proliferate in a new microenvironment, arrest on ...
    • Burrows, Raquel; Correa Burrows, María Paulina; Guichapani, C. G.; Blanco, Estela; Gahagan, S. (Karger, 2016)
    • Reyes, M. Loreto; Cattani, Andreína; Gajardo, Héctor; García, Cristián; McGrath, John A.; Palisson, Francis (Mosby Elsevier, 2002)
      We evaluated bone mineral density, vitamin D status, and biochemical markers of bone turnover in seven children with epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Four had osteopenia (Z score, -1.5) and four 25(OH) vitamin D <34 nmol/L ...
    • Muzzo Benavides, Juan Santiago; Leiva Balich, Laura; Lillo Ganter, Ricardo; Pumarino Carte, Hugo; Ernst, Renata; Burrows, Raquel (1995)
      Bone mineralization of adolescents that suffered of early postnatal u n d ern u tritio n . The bone mineralization o f 6 male and 18 female adolescents with a mean age o f 12 years and 11 months, who had suffered severe, ...
    • Ivanovic Marincovich, Daniza; Ibaceta, Camila V.; Correa, Paulina B.; Orellana Zapata, Yasna; Calderón, Patricio M.; Morales, Gladys I.; Leyton Dinamarca, Bárbara; Almagià, Atilio F.; Lizana, Pablo A.; Burrows, Raquel (International Pediatric Research Foundation, 2014)
      Background: Head circumference (HC), the anthropometric index of both brain development and nutritional background, has been described to be significantly associated with scholastic achievement (SA). The aim of this ...