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Jaime Pajuelo-Ramírez, Marianella Miranda-Cuadros, Miguel Campos-Sánchez, José Sánchez-Abanto
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children under five in Peru in the years 2007-2010 and to describe according to geographical areas, poverty levels, maternal education, breastfeeding, child age, sex and birth weight. MATERIALS AND METHODS: continuous (repeated cross-sectional) multistage, random sampling survey from the universe of children under five-years and pregnant women living in Peru, divided into five geographical areas...
June 2011: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
A V Astrup, B Buemann, P Western, S Toubro, A Raben, N J Christensen
A diet rich in fat may be an important precipitating factor of obesity, but studies on this relation have been hampered by the lack of an objective method to assess habitual dietary fat content. We measured 24-h fat oxidation in a respiration chamber in 38 overwight or obese and 35 nonobese women, and used it as an estimate of habitual dietary fat energy (%). After adjustment for confounders, obese women had higher oxidative fat energy than nonobese women [40.2% (37.8-42.6) vs. 36.0% (33.6-38.5), p < 0.02]...
January 16, 1995: Ugeskrift for Laeger
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