Arturo Jimenez-Cruz

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Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perception of body size among Mexican teachers and parents
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Program, Tijuana Medical School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Calzada Tecnológico 14418, Unidad Universitaria, Tijuana, B C Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 22:560-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and hunger among Mexican children from migrant parents
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 22:85-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of low glycemic and high satiety index food dishes in Mexico: a low cost approach to prevent and control obesity and diabetes
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Graduate Nutrition Program, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 21:353-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [Is it healthy to loose weight?]
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, B C, Mexico
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 11:794-810. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The fattening burden of type 2 diabetes on Mexicans: projections from early growth to adulthood
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Medical School, Department of Nutrition, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico
    Diabetes Care 27:1213-5. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Low income, Mexican mothers' perception of their infants' weight status and beliefs about their foods and physical activity
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical and Psychology School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, B C, Mexico
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:490-500. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint [Effect of low glycemic index diets in hyperlipidemia]
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 18:331-5. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity and hunger among Mexican-Indian migrant children on the US-Mexico border
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    1Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California UABC, Mesa de Otay, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:740-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A flexible, low-glycemic index mexican-style diet in overweight and obese subjects with type 2 diabetes improves metabolic parameters during a 6-week treatment period
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Program, Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Mexico, Baja California, Mexico
    Diabetes Care 26:1967-70. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Infant and toddlers' feeding practices and obesity amongst low-income families in Mexico
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical and Psychology School, Tijuana, BC, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:316-23. 2010

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Perception of body size among Mexican teachers and parents
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Program, Tijuana Medical School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Calzada Tecnológico 14418, Unidad Universitaria, Tijuana, B C Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 22:560-4. 2007
    ..These results suggest that teachers and parents should be taught to more accurately assess excess weight status and to initiate action to prevent or correct excessive weight among children and adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and hunger among Mexican children from migrant parents
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 22:85-8. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of risk of overweight, overweight, and the perception of hunger among Mexican children from Indian and migrant parents over the periods of 2001 and 2003...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of low glycemic and high satiety index food dishes in Mexico: a low cost approach to prevent and control obesity and diabetes
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Graduate Nutrition Program, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 21:353-6. 2006
    ..This approach might contribute to the prevention of obesity by increasing satiety and reducing food consumption and energy intake...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Is it healthy to loose weight?]
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, B C, Mexico
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 11:794-810. 2009
    ..This study was aimed at analysing the long-term effects of weight-loss on mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint The fattening burden of type 2 diabetes on Mexicans: projections from early growth to adulthood
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Medical School, Department of Nutrition, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico
    Diabetes Care 27:1213-5. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Low income, Mexican mothers' perception of their infants' weight status and beliefs about their foods and physical activity
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical and Psychology School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, B C, Mexico
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:490-500. 2010
    ..In conclusion, low-income, Mexican mothers highly underestimate their infant's weight status and have higher risks of fostering an obesogenic environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Effect of low glycemic index diets in hyperlipidemia]
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 18:331-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of a low and high glycemic index (GI), using cultural based foods to Mexicans on LDL, HDL, total cholesterol, and triacylglycerol...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity and hunger among Mexican-Indian migrant children on the US-Mexico border
    A Jimenez-Cruz
    1Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California UABC, Mesa de Otay, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:740-7. 2003
    ..The nutritional status and food security among the children of these workers have not been reported...
  9. ncbi request reprint A flexible, low-glycemic index mexican-style diet in overweight and obese subjects with type 2 diabetes improves metabolic parameters during a 6-week treatment period
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Program, Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Mexico, Baja California, Mexico
    Diabetes Care 26:1967-70. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of a flexible lower- and higher-glycemic index (GI) Mexican-style diet on biochemical data and BMI during a 6-week treatment period...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infant and toddlers' feeding practices and obesity amongst low-income families in Mexico
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical and Psychology School, Tijuana, BC, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:316-23. 2010
    ..82; 95% CI=1.24-2.65 (p=0.002). These results suggest that preventive programs should be initiated during pregnancy and continued...
  11. pmc Beliefs about causes and consequences of obesity among women in two Mexican cities
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina y Psicología, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:311-6. 2012
    ..Although improving education might be beneficial to prevent obesity, changes in environmental contingencies are also necessary to prevent this epidemic...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of the exposure to TV food advertisements on the consumption of foods by mothers and children
    Glenda Díaz-Ramírez
    Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:86-8. 2013
    ..73, P = 0.0001) and their children (Rho = 0.66, P = 0.0001). These results suggest that TV advertisements influence the food choices of mothers and children...
  13. doi request reprint Glycaemic index and glycaemic load of three traditional Mexican dishes
    Naysin Yaheko Pardo-Buitimea
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:114-6. 2012
    ..2008. Diabetes Care 31(12):2281-2283). Since food ingredients vary among Mexican regions, it is recommended to assess the GI and GL of mixed meals according to the cooking habits of each region...
  14. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fruits, vegetables, soft drinks, and high-fat-containing snacks among Mexican children on the Mexico-U.S. border
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Programa de Posgrado en Nutrición Tijuana, Instituto de Nutrición de Baja California, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:74-80. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess fruit, vegetable, soft drink, and high-fat-containing snack consumption among fifth- and ninth-grade children attending public schools in the northeastern Mexican state of Baja California...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire to assess folate status. Results discriminate a high-risk group of women residing on the Mexico-US border
    Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon
    Programa de Maestría en Nutrición, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 34:325-30. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint [Childhood obesity. Are prevention and control programs efficient? A study based on original articles]
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, USA
    Rev Enferm 27:24-8. 2004
    ..The authors review the effectiveness of programs for the prevention and control of childhood obesity by analysing original articles in this second section of their article. A complete bibliography accompanies this article...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Pediatric obesity. An increasing epidemic]
    Arturo Jimenez-Cruz
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, USA
    Rev Enferm 27:49-54. 2004
    ..The objective of this first section is to review the effectiveness of programs for the prevention and control of childhood obesity by analysing research articles. A bibliography will be included in the second section...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stigmatization of overweight Mexican children
    Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon
    Nutrition Program, Medical School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Calzada Tecnológico 14418, Mesa de Otay, Tijuana 22390 BC, Mexico
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 38:99-105. 2007
    ..54, P = 0.009) on choosing the drawing of the obese child as the least preferred friend. These data suggest an influential effect of the negative attitude of mothers toward the obese child, which are projected to their children...
  19. pmc Assessing the validity of a physical activity questionnaire developed for parents of preschool children in Mexico
    Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon
    Facultad de Medicina y Psicología, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico, Unidad Universitaria, Avda, Universidad 14418, Parque Industrial Internacional, 22390 Tijuana, B C, Mexico
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:439-46. 2012
    ..53 (p = 0.001). Results of this study suggest that the designed questionnaire might be a useful tool for assessing children's activity while, additionally, it warrants further investigation on larger samples of children...
  20. doi request reprint Food-related advertising geared toward Mexican children
    Karla Ramírez-Ley
    Facultad de Medicina y Psicología, Graduate Nutrition Program, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:383-8. 2009
    ..Food advertising has shown to be a contributor to childhood obesity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency and types of food advertisements geared toward children living in Baja California...
  21. ncbi request reprint [A systematic review of the effectiveness of alternative weight-loss products' ingredients]
    Cynthia De Lira-García
    Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 10:818-30. 2008
    ..This study was aimed at assessing evidence from randomised clinical trials regarding the effectiveness of alternative weight-loss products' ingredients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lowering effect on postprandial glycemic response of nopales added to Mexican breakfasts
    Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon
    Nutrition Graduate Program, Medical School, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
    Diabetes Care 30:1264-5. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity from four to 16 years old children living in the Mexico-USA border
    Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon
    Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Facultad de Medicina y Psicología, Hospital Infantil de las Californias, Mexico
    Nutr Hosp 28:479-85. 2013
    ..9%. Abdominal obesity in PS children was 18%, in ES children was 16.7%, and in MHS children was 15.2%. These results warrant immediate and comprehensive actions to prevent a critical public health problem in Mexico...