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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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Dietary intake and cognitive function in a group of elderly people.
Associations between dietary intake and cognitive performance were examined in 260 elderly people aged 65-90 y who were free of significant cognitive impairment. Dietary intake was monitored with aExpand
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Wholegrain cereals and bread: a duet of the Mediterranean diet for the prevention of chronic diseases.
OBJECTIVE The promotion of healthy lifestyles is one of the major goals of governments and international agencies all over the world. Wholegrain cereals are rich in nutrients and many phytochemicalExpand
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Reported Dietary Intake and Food Sources of Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamins A, E and C in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study †
Zinc, selenium, and the vitamins A, E and C, all have specific biological functions that are involved mainly in the antioxidant defence system, which has important implications for the development ofExpand
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Importance of functional foods in the Mediterranean diet.
  • R. Ortega
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Public health nutrition
  • 1 December 2006
OBJECTIVE Analyse the importance of components of Mediterranean diet in functional feeding. DESIGN We have based the study in a bibliographic review. RESULTS Many of the characteristic componentsExpand
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Dietary assessment methods: dietary records.
Dietary records or food diaries can be highlighted among dietary assessment methods of the current diet for their interest and validity. It is a prospective, open-ended survey method collecting dataExpand
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Associations between abdominal fat and body mass index on vitamin D status in a group of Spanish schoolchildren
Background/Objectives:To analyze the association between different anthropometric variables and vitamin D status in a group of Spanish schoolchildren.Subjects/Methods:Study subjects were 102 childrenExpand
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Vitamin A status during the third trimester of pregnancy in Spanish women: influence on concentrations of vitamin A in breast milk.
We examined the relation between the vitamin A status of Spanish women during pregnancy and concentrations of vitamin A in breast milk. The subjects were 57 healthy, lactating women aged 18-35 y.Expand
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Influence of dietetic and anthropometric factors and of the type of sport practised on bone density in different groups of women
Objective: The aim of this work was to analyse the influence of dietetic and anthropometric data, as well as the sport practised, on the bone density of different groups of sportswomen.Subjects andExpand
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Difference in the breakfast habits of overweight/obese and normal weight schoolchildren.
The aim of the present study was to analyse the differences between the breakfast habits of obese/overweight (O) (those with body mass index [BMI] above the 75th percentile) and normal weightExpand
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