Ilian Blanco

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We assessed the acceptability of 3 micronutrient supplements for pregnant and lactating women: micronutrient powder (Sprinkles), a fortified food (Nutrivida), and tablets. Pregnant or lactating beneficiaries of the Oportunidades program participating in a cluster randomized supplementation trial in urban Mexico were surveyed about the acceptability of 1 of(More)
OBJECTIVE Demonstrate the importance of the cultural factors that currently motivate Mexican children to consume sweetened beverages and examine their implications for the design of programs for the promotion of healthy lifestyles. METHODS A qualitative phenomenological study involving nine peer interviews and four discussion groups was conducted among(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify barriers and opportunities for the regulation of food and beverage advertising to children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A qualitative study. Fourteen key informants from the congress, private sector, officials from the ministry of health and academics involved in the issue of regulation of advertising were interviewed. RESULTS Barriers(More)
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