[Food insecurity and obesity are positively associated in Mexico City schoolchildren].

@article{OrtizHernndez2007FoodIA,
  title={[Food insecurity and obesity are positively associated in Mexico City schoolchildren].},
  author={Luis Ortiz-Hern{\'a}ndez and Mar{\'i}a Nayeli Acosta-Guti{\'e}rrez and Alma Elisa N{\'u}{\~n}ez-P{\'e}rez and Nadia Peralta-Fonseca and Yoko Ruiz-G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Revista de investigacion clinica; organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutricion},
  year={2007},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={32-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Here we analyzed the relationship of the food insecurity with overweight and food consumption in schoolchildren of Mexico City. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sample (n=768) students of six primary schools of Mexico City. Socioeconomic status and food insecurity were evaluated by means of a questionnaire. According to food security-insecurity, the students were categorized in three groups (food secure, moderate food insecure and severe food insecure). Food consumption frequency was evaluated… CONTINUE READING