Bricia López-Plaza

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AIM to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Spanish adults and to know the current situation and its evolution in the last years. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 418 subjects (196 men and 222 women) from 18 to 60 years, who were selected to constitute a representative sample of the Spanish population as a whole. Sanitary,(More)
INTRODUCTION Conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs) have shown beneficial effects in weight control therapy however this relation is not clear. OBJETIVE The aim of the study was to examine the effects and safety of 3g of a 1:1 mix of c9-t11 and t10-c12 on weight control and body composition in healthy overweight individuals. METHODS A prospective,(More)
The modification of folate status was analysed in a group of sixty-seven overweight/obese women of childbearing age (20-35 years). Subjects were randomly assigned to one of two slightly hypocaloric diets: diet V (increased consumption of vegetables) or diet C (increased consumption of breakfast cereals). Dietetic, anthropometric and biochemical data were(More)
The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of different physical activity programs, in combination with a hypocaloric diet, on anthropometric variables and body composition in obese subjects. Ninety-six obese (men: n = 48; women: n = 48; age range: 18-50 yr) participated in a supervised 22-wk program. They were randomized into four groups:(More)
BACKGROUND & AIM n-3 fatty acid intake has been associated with inflammatory benefits in cardiovascular disease (CVD). Functionalising meat may be of great interest. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of functional meat containing n-3 and rosemary extract on inflammatory and oxidative status markers in subjects with risk for CVD. (More)
The efficacy of radiotherapy on tumors is hampered by its devastating adverse effects on healthy tissue, particularly that of the gastrointestinal tract. These effects cause acute symptoms that are so disruptive to patients that they can lead to interruption of the radiotherapy program. These adverse effects could limit the intensity of radiation received(More)
INTRODUCTION The risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) increases with age, however CVD is markedly higher in men than in no-menopausal women. There are few interventions where compare the different effects to lose weight on lipid profile between men and women. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the response on the lipid profile by(More)
Introduction: drunkorexia is a new eating disorder characterized by a reduction in food consumption to offset the excess calories provided by the intensive consumption of alcohol (binge drinking). In particular sweets containing a high caloric density and having a low nutritional contribution are one of the main foods whose consumption is being restricted(More)
BACKGROUND The perioperative use of immunomodulatory nutrition formulas in patients with head and neck cancer reduces the number of postoperative infections and the length of hospital stay. OBJECTIVE An exploratory, randomized, controlled, blind, clinical trial was designed to examine the effect of the preoperative consumption of a new, immunomodulatory,(More)
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