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Food, youth and the Mediterranean diet in Spain. Development of KIDMED, Mediterranean Diet Quality Index in children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate dietary habits in Spanish children and adolescents based on a Mediterranean Diet Quality Index tool, which considers certain principles sustaining and challenging traditionalExpand
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A short screener is valid for assessing Mediterranean diet adherence among older Spanish men and women.
Ensuring the accuracy of dietary assessment instruments is paramount for interpreting diet-disease relationships. The present study assessed the relative and construct validity of the 14-pointExpand
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Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet.
BACKGROUND Observational cohort studies and a secondary prevention trial have shown an inverse association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular risk. We conducted aExpand
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Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Extra‐Virgin Olive Oil or Nuts
Background Observational cohort studies and a secondary prevention trial have shown inverse associations between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular risk. Methods In a multicenterExpand
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A 14-Item Mediterranean Diet Assessment Tool and Obesity Indexes among High-Risk Subjects: The PREDIMED Trial
Objective Independently of total caloric intake, a better quality of the diet (for example, conformity to the Mediterranean diet) is associated with lower obesity risk. It is unclear whether a briefExpand
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Intake of selected nutrients from foods, from fortification and from supplements in various European countries
Background Recent European Union regulation requires setting of maximum amount of micronutrients in dietary supplements or foods taking into account the tolerable upper intake level (ULs) establishedExpand
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Television food advertising to children: a global perspective.
OBJECTIVES We compared television food advertising to children in several countries. METHODS We undertook a collaboration among 13 research groups in Australia, Asia, Western Europe, and North andExpand
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Mapping low intake of micronutrients across Europe
Achieving an understanding of the extent of micronutrient adequacy across Europe is a major challenge. The main objective of the present study was to collect and evaluate the prevalence of lowExpand
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Evaluating the quality of dietary intake validation studies
Within the EURopean micronutrient RECommendations Aligned Network of Excellence (EURRECA), a scoring system was developed to assess the quality of dietary intake validation studies. The scoringExpand
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Overweight and obesity in infants and pre‐school children in the European Union: a review of existing data
The objective of this study was to synthesize available information on prevalence and time trends of overweight and obesity in pre‐school children in the European Union. Retrieval and analysis orExpand
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