Juliana Kain

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de Chile
Country: Chile

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Effectiveness of a dietary and physical activity intervention to prevent obesity in school age children]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Avenida Macul 5540, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 136:22-30. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Height increase among school children assisting to first grade during the last decade in Chile]
    J Kain
    INTA, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 127:539-46. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity prevalence in Chilean children: comparison of three definitions
    J Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:200-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity trends and determinant factors in Latin America
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Cad Saude Publica 19:S77-86. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Obesity among preschool children of Santiago, Chile]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:63-70. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in height and BMI of 6-year-old children during the nutrition transition in Chile
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, University of Chile, Santiago
    Obes Res 13:2178-86. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of the nutritional status of Chilean children from preschool to school age: anthropometric results according to the source of the data]
    Juliana Kain
    INTA, Universidad de Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 60:155-9. 2010
  8. pmc School-based obesity prevention interventions for Chilean children during the past decades: lessons learned
    Juliana Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Adv Nutr 3:616S-621S. 2012
  9. doi request reprint [Association between body mass index (BMI) and height from birth to 5 years in Chilean preschool children]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 139:606-12. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [Nutritional status of preschool children attending the Chilean National Nursery Schools Council Programs (JUNJI): assessment of the agreement among anthropometric indicators of obesity and central obesity]
    Yareni Gutiérez-Gómez
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 59:30-7. 2009

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint [Effectiveness of a dietary and physical activity intervention to prevent obesity in school age children]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Avenida Macul 5540, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 136:22-30. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Height increase among school children assisting to first grade during the last decade in Chile]
    J Kain
    INTA, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 127:539-46. 1999
    ..In most developing countries, the prevalence of height deficit among schoolchildren correlates well with poverty. Therefore this indicator is frequently used to monitor the quality of life of a population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity prevalence in Chilean children: comparison of three definitions
    J Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:200-4. 2002
    ..To compare trends in prevalence of overweight and obesity among Chilean children using three different criteria...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity trends and determinant factors in Latin America
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Cad Saude Publica 19:S77-86. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Obesity among preschool children of Santiago, Chile]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 135:63-70. 2007
    ..In Chile, obesity is currently the main nutritional problem. Since prevention should start early in life, it is important to determine the prevalence of obesity during childhood according to age category...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in height and BMI of 6-year-old children during the nutrition transition in Chile
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, University of Chile, Santiago
    Obes Res 13:2178-86. 2005
    ..We analyzed trends in height and BMI and their interaction in 6-year-old Chilean children over the last 15 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of the nutritional status of Chilean children from preschool to school age: anthropometric results according to the source of the data]
    Juliana Kain
    INTA, Universidad de Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 60:155-9. 2010
    ..3% and 15.7% respectively (INTA's data). Considering the observed nutritional trajectory, it is likely that the rise in obesity between 4 and 6 y of age, was 4 percentage points and not 6, as was determined with INTA's data...
  8. pmc School-based obesity prevention interventions for Chilean children during the past decades: lessons learned
    Juliana Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Adv Nutr 3:616S-621S. 2012
    ..Unless these barriers are overcome, obesity prevention programs will not produce positive and lasting outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint [Association between body mass index (BMI) and height from birth to 5 years in Chilean preschool children]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 139:606-12. 2011
    ..It has been shown that excess weight gain during childhood is associated with a greater risk of obesity; this relationship may be mediated by growth in height...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Nutritional status of preschool children attending the Chilean National Nursery Schools Council Programs (JUNJI): assessment of the agreement among anthropometric indicators of obesity and central obesity]
    Yareni Gutiérez-Gómez
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 59:30-7. 2009
    ..At this age, there was a good agreement among general obesity indicators and central obesity indicators. These results suggest that waist circumferences measurements should not be incorporated to the program...
  11. doi request reprint Two-year controlled effectiveness trial of a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in Chilean children
    Juliana Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 12:1451-61. 2009
    ..Obesity prevalence among Chilean children is 19.4%. The present study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a school-based obesity prevention programme...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of the nutritional status of six years old Chilean children (1987-2003)]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 133:1013-20. 2005
    ..As a consequence of the epidemiological transition in Chile, the nutritional status of the population has changed notoriously...
  13. doi request reprint How can the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) hypothesis contribute to improving health in developing countries?
    Ricardo Uauy
    Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1759S-1764S. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Accelerated growth in early life and obesity in preschool Chilean children
    Juliana Kain
    INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1603-8. 2009
    ..The influence of prenatal factors on adiposity acquisition may extend at most until 2 years of life, although BMI gains thereafter are more related to postnatal variables...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nutrition transition in Chile revisited: mid-term evaluation of obesity goals for the period 2000-2010
    Fernando Vio
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Macul 5540, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 11:405-12. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Impact of growth patterns and early diet on obesity and cardiovascular risk factors in young children from developing countries
    Camila Corvalan
    School of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:327-37. 2009
    ..The latter will probably require redefining optimal postnatal growth based on the context of maternal size and fetal growth...
  17. ncbi request reprint The epidemiological transition: need to incorporate obesity prevention into nutrition programmes
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Public Health Nutr 5:223-9. 2002
    ..Trends in the nutritional status for developing countries that are undergoing rapid economic growth indicate a decrease in protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) with an associated rise in obesity prevalence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nutrition transition in Latin America: the case of Chile
    C Albala
    , Universidad de Chile, Santiago
    Nutr Rev 59:170-6. 2001
    ..In Chile, under-nutrition has virtually disappeared, but rising obesity rates and risk factors for chronic diseases indicate the need to modify existing programs and emphasize prevention of diet-related chronic diseases...
  19. doi request reprint [Effect of counselling school teachers on healthy lifestyle on the impact of a program to reduce childhood obesity]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 138:181-7. 2010
    ..In four of these schools, a counseling program about healthy lifestyles for teachers was also carried out. Aim: To test if counseling had an effect in the intervention for children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nutrition transition in Chile: determinants and consequences
    Cecilia Albala
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago
    Public Health Nutr 5:123-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse the determinants and consequences of the nutrition transition in Chile and describe the related health promotion policies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status, food consumption and physical activity among Chilean school children: a descriptive study
    S Olivares
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1278-85. 2004
    ..To assess the nutritional status, food consumption and physical activity (PA) habits of Chilean school children, as a baseline for developing an educational intervention...
  22. doi request reprint Nutrition, child growth, and chronic disease prevention
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Med 40:11-20. 2008
    ..These actions should contribute in the prevention and control of obesity in childhood and thus help prevent NRCDs in future generations of adults...
  23. pmc Maternal anthropometry and feeding behavior toward preschool children: association with childhood body mass index in an observational study of Chilean families
    Jose Luis Santos
    Departamento de Nutricion, Diabetes y Metabolismo Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:93. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the link between eating behavior and maternal feeding practices with childhood and maternal weight status is of great interest...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Obesity, an unresolved challenge in Chile]
    C Albala
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 126:1001-9. 1998
    ..Risk factors associated to obesity are an inadequate diet, with a higher consumption of fats and refined foods, sedentariness and hyperlipidemia. Primary and secondary care strategies must be devised to face this growing problem...
  25. ncbi request reprint School-based obesity prevention in Chilean primary school children: methodology and evaluation of a controlled study
    J Kain
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:483-93. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of a 6 months nutrition education and physical activity intervention on primary school children through changes in adiposity and physical fitness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity trends in Latin America: transiting from under- to overweight
    R Uauy
    Universidad de Chile, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    J Nutr 131:893S-899S. 2001
    ..Defining the right combination of foods/nutrients, education and lifestyle interventions that are required to optimize nutrition and health is a present imperative...
  27. doi request reprint Determinants of Cognitive Development of Low SES Children in Chile: A Post-transitional Country with Rising Childhood Obesity Rates
    Marcos Galván
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Matern Child Health J 17:1243-51. 2013
    ..05). We conclude that in Chile, a post-transitional country, IQ variability of normal children was mostly explained by socio-demographic characteristics; while in obese children, early nutrition also played a significant role. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between changes in height and obesity in Chilean preschool children: 1996-2004
    Sanja Stanojevic
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1012-22. 2007
    ..To establish the association between changes in height and prevalence of obesity between 1996 and 2004 in Chilean preschool children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevention and control of obesity in preschool children: importance of normative standards
    Ricardo Uauy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:S26-37. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Nutrition education in Chilean primary schools
    Sonia Olivares
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S179-85. 2005
    ..Teachers and students considered the educational materials useful, motivational and easy to understand. This program is being implemented in 57 schools...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Nutritional status and aerobic capacity among children attending public elementary schools in Chile]
    Juliana Kain
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 132:1395-402. 2004
    ..To achieve this, school-based initiatives in nutrition and physical activity have been implemented. The evaluation of these initiatives includes a baseline assessment of these two variables...
  32. ncbi request reprint [A methodological proposal to include nutrition education in primary schools. Experience in Chile]
    Sonia Olivares
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 54:33-9. 2004
    ....