Alex Brito

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Affiliation: Universidad de Chile
Country: Chile

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean:a problem of unknown magnitude
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:52-64. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Iron status biomarkers and C-reactive protein in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:14-20. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron bioavailability in humans
    Gustavo Cediel
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Avda El Líbano 5524, Casilla 13811, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:37-41. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of anemia in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Food Nutr Bull 33:308-11. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Santiago, Chile: a cluster randomized controlled trial. a study protocol [ISRCTN 02694183]
    Hugo Sanchez
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:100. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of iron deficiency anemia between 1981 and 2010 in Chilean women of childbearing age
    Israel Ríos-Castillo
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Salud Publica Mex 55:478-83. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Chilean complementary feeding program reduces anemia and improves iron status in children aged 11 to 18 months
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:378-85. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Is a 40 % absorption of iron from a ferrous ascorbate reference dose appropriate to assess iron absorption independent of iron status?
    Carolina Valenzuela
    Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 155:322-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Copper supplementation at 8 mg neither affects circulating lipids nor liver function in apparently healthy Chilean men
    Loreto Rojas-Sobarzo
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Av El Líbano 5524, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 156:1-4. 2013

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an update on recent advances in the basic and applied knowledge of these vitamins relative to human health...
  2. ncbi request reprint Less than adequate vitamin D status and intake in Latin America and the Caribbean:a problem of unknown magnitude
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:52-64. 2013
    ..The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Iron status biomarkers and C-reactive protein in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:14-20. 2013
    ..The Chilean Ministry of Health has combated iron deficiency through the delivery of fortified milk by the National Complementary Feeding Program (NCFP)...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron bioavailability in humans
    Gustavo Cediel
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Avda El Líbano 5524, Casilla 13811, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:37-41. 2012
    ..In the human gastrointestinal tract, trypsin and mucin may affect the absorption of heme iron. However, these interactions have not been well-established. We determined the effect of trypsin and mucin on heme iron absorption in humans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of anemia in children aged 19 to 72 months in Chile
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Food Nutr Bull 33:308-11. 2012
    ..In 1974/75, the prevalence of anemia in Chilean preschoolers was 18.8%. Since 2000, the Chilean Ministry of Health has combated anemia through the delivery of iron-fortified milk by the National Complementary Feeding Program (NCFP)...
  6. pmc Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Santiago, Chile: a cluster randomized controlled trial. a study protocol [ISRCTN 02694183]
    Hugo Sanchez
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:100. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of iron deficiency anemia between 1981 and 2010 in Chilean women of childbearing age
    Israel Ríos-Castillo
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Salud Publica Mex 55:478-83. 2013
    ..More than 60% of childbearing age women presented normal iron status in all periods. However, prevalence of iron depleted stores was moderate during 1981-1990, and was mild during 1991-2000 and 2001-2010. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Chilean complementary feeding program reduces anemia and improves iron status in children aged 11 to 18 months
    Alex Brito
    Micronutrients Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 34:378-85. 2013
    ..Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in the world, primarily affecting infants, young children, and women of childbearing age...
  9. doi request reprint Is a 40 % absorption of iron from a ferrous ascorbate reference dose appropriate to assess iron absorption independent of iron status?
    Carolina Valenzuela
    Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 155:322-6. 2013
    ..A 40 % absorption as reference dose is only appropriate to assess Fe absorption in subjects with IDS and IDWA. SF had an inverse correlation with FeRD%, and TS increases the probability that the FeRD% will be elevated by over fivefold. ..
  10. doi request reprint Copper supplementation at 8 mg neither affects circulating lipids nor liver function in apparently healthy Chilean men
    Loreto Rojas-Sobarzo
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Av El Líbano 5524, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 156:1-4. 2013
    ..There were no effects on serum Cu concentration or ceruloplasmin (protein) and hepatic transaminases. Supplementation of 8 mg Cu for 6 months had no effect on lipid profile of apparently healthy Chilean men with adequate Cu status...
  11. doi request reprint One-month of calcium supplementation does not affect iron bioavailability: a randomized controlled trial
    Israel Ríos-Castillo
    Micronutrient Laboratory, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile World Food Program, Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Panama City, Panama
    Nutrition 30:44-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of 34 d of Ca supplementation on heme Fe and non-heme Fe bioavailability in non-pregnant women of ages 33 to 47 y...