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Irina Kovalskys
Facultad de Ciencias Médicas
16Publications
3H-index
42Citations
Publications 15
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#1Gerson Luis de Moraes Ferrari (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)H-Index: 7
#2Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
Last.Dirceu Solé (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)H-Index: 36
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Background Physical activity is a cornerstone in the prevention and treatment of obesity. There are relatively few studies that explore the effect of accelerometer-determined moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on neck circumference (NC), most of them confined to single high-income countries. The present study investigated the association of accelerometer-determined MVPA with NC in adolescents and adults from eight Latin American countries, which are mostly upper-middle income countrie...
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#1Ágatha Nogueira Previdelli (Universidade São Judas Tadeu)H-Index: 8
#2Georgina Gómez (UCR: University of Costa Rica)H-Index: 3
Last.Ana Gabriela Murillo (UCR: University of Costa Rica)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Underreporting and overreporting of energy intake (EI) have been recognized as potential sources of bias. Dietary data mainly rely on proxy respondents, but little is known about the determinants of misreporting of EI among Latin American (LA) populations. This study was conducted using data from the multicenter Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health that consisted of information about sociodemographics, physical activity, and dietary intake from 9218 individuals aged 15 to 65 yea...
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This study aimed to assess diet quality score (DQS), considering healthy and unhealthy foods and nutrients, and diet diversity score (DDS) as indicators of risk of noncommunicable diseases in eight Latin American countries, and to verify the possible differences considering country, sex, age, socioeconomic, and nutritional status. A multicenter household population-based cross-sectional survey was conducted with 9218 individuals (age range 15–65 years). Sociodemographic and anthropometric data w...
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#1Mauro Fisberg (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)H-Index: 29
#2Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
Last.Gerson Luis de Moraes Ferrari (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)H-Index: 7
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#2Mauro FisbergH-Index: 29
Last.Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
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espanolIntroduccion: La ingesta diaria promedio de sodio en Brasil es 4.11 g / d, siendo mayor que en la mayoria de los paises. Objetivo: Este estudio tuvo como objetivo investigar los principales alimentos fuente de sodio en una muestra representativa de la poblacion brasilena considerando sexo, grupo de edad y macrorregiones brasilenas. Metodos: se incluyeron 2.000 individuos de 15 a 65 anos. en el Estudio Brasileno de Nutricion y Salud (EBANS). EBANS forma parte del Estudio Latinoamericano de...
#2Mauro FisbergH-Index: 29
Last.Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
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Introduction: Brazil has the second highest per capita consumption of sugar in the world and added sugar (AS) contributes to 12.6% of the total energy intake. Objective: To investigate the main food sources of AS intake in Brazilian population, according to sex, age, nutritional status, and Brazilian macro-regions. Methods: 2,000 individuals aged 15-65 years were included in the Brazilian Nutrition and Health Study (EBANS). EBANS is part of the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS...
#1Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
#2Mauro FisbergH-Index: 29
Last.Berthold Koletzko (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 88
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Objective Few previous studies in Latin America (LA) have provided data on dietary intake composition with a standardized methodology. The present study aimed to characterize energy intake (EI) and to describe the main food sources of energy in representative samples of the urban population from eight LA countries from the Latin American Study in Nutrition and Health (ELANS). Design Cross-sectional study. Usual dietary intake was assessed with two non-consecutive 24 h dietary recalls. Setting Ur...
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#1Mauro FisbergH-Index: 29
#2Irina KovalskysH-Index: 3
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Non-communicable diseases are growing at an alarming rate in Latin America. We assessed total and added sugar intake in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, to verify the adequacy of the World Health Organization’s recommendations, considering gender, socioeconomic level (SEL) and age. A total of 9218 non-institutionalized individuals living in urban areas (age range 15–65 years) were assessed in the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS), a...
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#1Guillermo Ramírez (Central University of Venezuela)H-Index: 3
#2Marianella Herrera (Central University of Venezuela)H-Index: 2
Last.Mauro Fisberg (UNIFESP: Federal University of São Paulo)H-Index: 29
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