Ameyalli Rodríguez-Cano

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Dietary and lifestyle changes in Mexico have been linked to an increase in chronic diseases such as obesity and cardiovascular disease. Important dietary changes such as an increase in the consumption of energy-dense foods (high in oils, animal or processed fats, and sugars) have been recently reported. The objective of this study was to identify how key(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to examine the association between dietary changes and improvement of metabolic syndrome components in Mexican postmenopausal women receiving two different nutrition interventions. METHODS Women (n = 118) with metabolic syndrome were randomly assigned to group 1 (n = 63; structured hypocaloric diet) or group 2 (n = 55; behavioral(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to compare the effects of a lifestyle intervention using a behavioral therapy (BT) approach with the effects of a cardioprotective structured hypocaloric diet on metabolic syndrome in Mexican postmenopausal women. METHODS This study is a randomized clinical trial (2006-2009) of Mexican postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome(More)
INTRODUCTION The measurement of adherence to nutrition therapy is essential to evaluate if the outcomes are related to given recommendations. MATERIAL AND METHODS The aim of this study was to describe adherence to a Medical Nutrition Therapy Program in Mexican pregnant women with diabetes, using three different methods; and evaluate its association with(More)
Background. Due to the higher prevalence of obesity and diabetes mellitus (DM), more pregnant women complicated with diabetes are in need of clinical care. Purpose. Compare the effect of including only low glycemic index (GI) carbohydrates (CHO) against all types of CHO on maternal glycemic control and on the maternal and newborn's nutritional status of(More)
UNLABELLED Diabetes in pregnancy is a major public health problem in Mexico. Nutrition therapy is an important component of treatment. Intensive nutrition intervention has not been implemented for Mexican pregnant women with diabetes. Its effect on different types of diabetes mellitus has not been studied. PURPOSE The authors assessed the effect of a(More)
INTRODUCTION Postmenopausal women have excess adiposity due to the lack of estrogens, which is related with an increase in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) risk factors. Few equations have been developed to measure body fat mass (FM) by bioelectric impedance (BIA) for Mexican women and none of the existing equations have been evaluated in Mexican(More)
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