La seguridad alimentaria y el cambio climático: dos caras de la misma moneda

La seguridad alimentaria y el cambio climático: dos caras de la misma moneda

jul 25, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

La ONU y la COP 20 Boletín del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en el Perú, Junio 2014 Con el lanzamiento del Quinto Informe de Evaluación del Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC), por primera vez desde el año 2007 existe un consenso científico mundial sobre los detonantes del cambio climático

Maternal complications and perinatal mortality

jul 24, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Findings of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, March 2014 Vogel JP, Souza JP, Mori R, Morisaki N, et al. Abstract Objective We aimed to determine the prevalence and risks of late fetal deaths (LFDs) and early neonatal deaths (ENDs) in women […]

The effects of socioeconomic status and short stature on overweight, obesity and the risk of metabolic complications in adults

jul 22, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Colombia Médica, September 2013 Álvarez Castaño LS, Estrada Restrepo A, Gomez Rueda JD, Carreño Aguirre C, Mancilla López LP Abstract Objective To observe the relationship between socioeconomic status, height and nutritional problems related to obesity, overweight and risk of metabolic complications in men and women of Medellin (Colombia).

Action on obesity: Comprehensive care for all

jul 21, 2014 | Un Comentario

Royal College of Physicians, January 2013 Report of a working party Obesity is an increasing and costly public health problem which is not being addressed by current services or policy. This new report confronts the issues, and sets out how the NHS should adapt to meet the demands of an increasingly obese nation.

Cómo reducir las inequidades de salud actuando sobre sus determinantes sociales: el papel del sector salud en México

jul 16, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Abril 2014 Martínez Valle A, Terrazas P, Álvarez F Resumen Objetivo: Analizar las vías de acción implementadas en México por el sector salud entre 2007 y 2012 para atender las inequidades en salud, incidiendo en sus determinantes sociales.

The new Brazilian dietary guidelines

jul 14, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

Brazil now has a new guide to food, nutrition, and the enjoyment of healthy meals. The period of public consultation of the Guide concluded on 7 May 2014 and is now under final revision by the federal Ministry of Health.

Prevalence and determinants of child undernutrition and stunting in semiarid region of Brazil

jul 14, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Revista de Saúde Pública, February 2014 Correia LL, Cavalcante e Silva A, Campos JS, Andrade FM, Machado MM, Lindsay AC, Leite AJ, Rocha HA, Cunha AJ. Abstract Objective To analyze the evolution in the prevalence and determinants of malnutrition in children in the semiarid region of Brazil.

School meals: planning, production, distribution, and adequacy

jul 11, 2014 | Un Comentario

[Article in Portuguese] Alimentação escolar: planejamento, produção, distribuição e adequação Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, February 2014 Issa RC, Moraes LF, Francisco RR, dos Santos LC, dos Anjos AF, Pereira SC

Longitudinal influences of neighbourhood built and social environment on children’s weight status

jul 11, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Oct 2013 Gose M, Plachta-Danielzik S, Willié B, Johannsen M, Landsberg B, Müller MJ.

Papel de la educación nutricional en el desperdicio de alimentos

Papel de la educación nutricional en el desperdicio de alimentos

jul 9, 2014 | Un Comentario

Según el último informe del Banco Mundial sobre el precio de los alimentos y cifras de la FAO, América Latina se clasifica como la región que menos desperdicia alimentos a nivel internacional

Agricultura Familiar en América Latina y el Caribe: Recomendaciones de Política

jul 8, 2014 | 2 Comentarios

FAO, 2014 Prólogo La agricultura familiar es un sector clave para lograr la erradicación del hambre y el cambio hacia sistemas agrícolas sostenibles en América Latina y el Caribe y el mundo.

One-month of calcium supplementation does not affect iron bioavailability

jul 7, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

A randomized controlled trial Nutrition, January 2014 Ríos-Castillo I., Olivares M., Brito A., López de Romaña D., Pizarro F. Abstract Objectives Calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe) are essential minerals for normal growth and development. Although previous studies have shown that Ca inhibits acute Fe absorption, there is no evidence of the possible long- or medium-term […]