Research Topics

Genomes and Genes

Species

Lluis Serra Majem

Summary

Affiliation: Las Palmas
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. Mielgo Ayuso J, Aparicio Ugarriza R, Olza J, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Ortega R, et al. Dietary Intake and Food Sources of Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamin and Vitamin B₆ in a Representative Sample of the Spanish Population. The Anthropometry, Intake, and Energy Balance in Spain (ANIBES) Study †. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..An elevated percentage of the Spanish ANIBES population meets the EFSA recommended intakes for thiamin (71.2%), riboflavin (72.0%), niacin (99.0%), and vitamin B₆ (77.2%). ..
  2. Papandreou C, Babio N, Díaz López A, Martinez Gonzalez M, Becerra Tomás N, Corella D, et al. Sleep Duration is Inversely Associated with Serum Uric Acid Concentrations and Uric Acid to Creatinine Ratio in an Elderly Mediterranean Population at High Cardiovascular Risk. Nutrients. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
    ..15, p = 0.001). The findings of this study suggest that longer sleep duration is associated with lower SUA concentrations and lower SUA to creatinine ratio. ..
  3. Garcia Arellano A, Martinez Gonzalez M, Ramallal R, Salas Salvado J, Hebert J, Corella D, et al. Dietary inflammatory index and all-cause mortality in large cohorts: The SUN and PREDIMED studies. Clin Nutr. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..The SUN cohort and PREDIMED trial were registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT02669602 and at isrctn.com as ISRCTN35739639, respectively. ..
  4. Serra Majem L, Luz Fernandez M. Nutrients 2009⁻2019: The Present and the Future of Nutrition. Nutrients. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
    ..As we move forward and continue to publish the most recent and prominent scientific findings in Nutritional Sciences for the next 10 years, the current editors-in-chief would like to take a look at the history of Nutrients[...]. ..
  5. Sanchez Villegas A, Álvarez Pérez J, Toledo E, Salas Salvado J, Ortega Azorín C, Zomeño M, et al. Seafood Consumption, Omega-3 Fatty Acids Intake, and Life-Time Prevalence of Depression in the PREDIMED-Plus Trial. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..5⁻1 g/day) was significantly associated with a lower prevalence of depression. In our study, moderate fish and LC ω-3 PUFA intake, but not high intake, was associated with lower odds of depression suggesting a U-shaped relationship. ..
  6. Beulen Y, Martinez Gonzalez M, van de Rest O, Salas Salvado J, Sorli J, Gomez Gracia E, et al. Quality of Dietary Fat Intake and Body Weight and Obesity in a Mediterranean Population: Secondary Analyses within the PREDIMED Trial. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..It may therefore be desirable to encourage high-quality fat diets like the Mediterranean diet instead of restricting total fat intake. ..
  7. Cano Ibáñez N, Bueno Cavanillas A, Martinez Gonzalez M, Corella D, Salas Salvado J, Zomeño M, et al. Dietary Intake in Population with Metabolic Syndrome: Is the Prevalence of Inadequate Intake Influenced by Geographical Area? Cross-Sectional Analysis from PREDIMED-Plus Study. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..001). Sex (women), non-smoker and physical activity were also associated to adequate nutrient intake. Geographical area influences nutrient intakes. Its effect on dietary quality should be taken into account when planning food policies. ..
  8. Arango Angarita A, Rodríguez Ramírez S, Serra Majem L, Shamah Levy T. Dietary Energy Density and Its Association with Overweight or Obesity in Adolescents: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Evidence in adolescents was also poor. New, standardized methodological approaches should be considered in future studies. ..
  9. Rodríguez Mireles S, Lopez Valcarcel B, Serra Majem L, Hernández Yumar A, Barber Pérez P, Pinilla Domínguez J, et al. Effect of Tourism Pressure on the Mediterranean Diet Pattern. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Further investigation of other highly touristic destinations is needed to confirm these findings that could contribute to a shift in tourism and public health nutrition policies. ..

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  1. Samaniego Vaesken M, Ruiz E, Partearroyo T, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Gonzalez Gross M, et al. Added Sugars and Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in a Representative Sample of Food Products Consumed by the Spanish ANIBES Study Population. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..These data are not compiled in food composition databases, which should be periodically updated to include LNCS and added sugars to facilitate their assessment and monitoring in nutritional surveys. ..
  2. Morales Ivorra I, Romera Baurés M, Román Viñas B, Serra Majem L. Osteoarthritis and the Mediterranean Diet: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..However, prospective and longer interventions are required to evaluate the long-term efficacy of the Mediterranean diet to improve symptomatology and preventing osteoarthritis. ..
  3. Serra Majem L, Ortiz Andrellucchi A. [The Mediterranean diet as an example of food and nutrition sustainability: a multidisciplinary approach]. Nutr Hosp. 2018;35:96-101 pubmed publisher
    ..Del corazón a la tierra a través del camino de la cultura, la dieta mediterránea es un patrimonio cultural que mira hacia el futuro. ..
  4. Castro Quezada I, Ruano Rodríguez C, Ribas Barba L, Serra Majem L. Misreporting in nutritional surveys: methodological implications. Nutr Hosp. 2015;31 Suppl 3:119-27 pubmed publisher
  5. Serra Majem L, Raposo A, Aranceta Bartrina J, Varela Moreiras G, Logue C, Laviada H, et al. Ibero⁻American Consensus on Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners: Safety, Nutritional Aspects and Benefits in Food and Beverages. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..With this in mind, the publication of position statements and consensus documents in the academic literature are extremely desirable. ..
  6. Samaniego Vaesken M, Partearroyo T, Ruiz E, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Gonzalez Gross M, et al. The Influence of Place of Residence, Gender and Age Influence on Food Group Choices in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..It is fundamental to acknowledge that other SEF variables are important and further studies are needed to monitor and assess these influences are warranted. ..
  7. Ruiz E, Ávila J, Castillo A, Valero T, Del Pozo S, Rodriguez P, et al. The ANIBES Study on Energy Balance in Spain: design, protocol and methodology. Nutrients. 2015;7:970-98 pubmed publisher
    ..The ANIBES study will contribute to provide valuable useful data to inform food policy planning, food based dietary guidelines development and other health oriented actions in Spain. ..
  8. Frangeskou M, Lopez Valcarcel B, Serra Majem L. Dehydration in the Elderly: A Review Focused on Economic Burden. J Nutr Health Aging. 2015;19:619-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Dehydration represents a potential target for intervention to reduce healthcare expenditures and improve patients' quality of life. ..
  9. Ruiz E, Ávila J, Valero T, Del Pozo S, Rodriguez P, Aranceta Bartrina J, et al. Energy Intake, Profile, and Dietary Sources in the Spanish Population: Findings of the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2015;7:4739-62 pubmed publisher
    ..A variety of food and beverage groups contribute to energy intake; however, it is necessary to reinforce efforts for better adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet. ..
  10. Bello Lujan L, Saavedra Santana P, Gutiérrez García L, García Hernández J, Serra Majem L. [SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH CHARACTERISTICS ASSOCIATED WITH LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN THE CANARY ISLANDS]. Nutr Hosp. 2015;32:1541-7 pubmed publisher
  11. Ruiz E, Ávila J, Valero T, Del Pozo S, Rodriguez P, Aranceta Bartrina J, et al. Macronutrient Distribution and Dietary Sources in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2016;8:177 pubmed publisher
    ..5%). The macronutrient intake and distribution in the Spanish population is far from population reference intakes and nutritional goals, especially for children and adolescents. ..
  12. Ferreira Pêgo C, Nissensohn M, Kavouras S, Babio N, Serra Majem L, Martín Águila A, et al. Beverage Intake Assessment Questionnaire: Relative Validity and Repeatability in a Spanish Population with Metabolic Syndrome from the PREDIMED-PLUS Study. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed fluid-specific assessment questionnaire designed to assess the consumption of water and other beverages in Spanish adult individuals was found to be relatively valid with good repeatability. ..
  13. Nissensohn M, Román Viñas B, Sánchez Villegas A, Piscopo S, Serra Majem L. The Effect of the Mediterranean Diet on Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016;48:42-53.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..Further standardized research is urgently needed to reach evidence-based conclusions to clarify the role of MD in BP management, particularly in Europe and other societies where prevalence of cardiovascular diseases is increasing. ..
  14. Pérez Rodrigo C, Gil Ã, González Gross M, Ortega R, Serra Majem L, Varela Moreiras G, et al. Clustering of Dietary Patterns, Lifestyles, and Overweight among Spanish Children and Adolescents in the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2015;8: pubmed publisher
    ..The healthier lifestyle pattern included lower proportions of children and adolescents from low socioeconomic status backgrounds. ..
  15. Nissensohn M, Sanchez Villegas A, Ortega R, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Gonzalez Gross M, et al. Beverage Consumption Habits and Association with Total Water and Energy Intakes in the Spanish Population: Findings of the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2016;8:232 pubmed publisher
  16. García Layana A, Ciufo G, Toledo E, Martínez González M, Corella D, Fitó M, et al. The Effect of a Mediterranean Diet on the Incidence of Cataract Surgery. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are necessary to investigate whether a MedDiet could have a preventive role in cataract surgery. ..
  17. Cruz L, Azpeitia G, Súarez D, Rodríguez A, Ferrer J, Serra Majem L. Factors Associated with Stunting among Children Aged 0 to 59 Months from the Central Region of Mozambique. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, appropriate nutritional intervention programmes considering these determinants and the dissemination of knowledge at the population level related to undernutrition are necessary to ameliorate the children´s nutritional status. ..
  18. Pérez Rodrigo C, Gianzo Citores M, Gil Ã, González Gross M, Ortega R, Serra Majem L, et al. Lifestyle Patterns and Weight Status in Spanish Adults: The ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..The findings in this study underline the importance of designing and implementing interventions that address multiple health risk practices, considering lifestyle patterns and associated determinants. ..
  19. Olza J, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gonzalez Gross M, Ortega R, Serra Majem L, Varela Moreiras G, et al. Reported Dietary Intake, Disparity between the Reported Consumption and the Level Needed for Adequacy and Food Sources of Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Vitamin D in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, there is an important percentage of the Spanish ANIBES population not meeting the recommended intakes for calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. ..
  20. Nissensohn M, Sanchez Villegas A, Galan P, Turrini A, Arnault N, Mistura L, et al. Beverage Consumption Habits among the European Population: Association with Total Water and Energy Intakes. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..The future of beverage intake assessment requires the use of new instruments, techniques, and the application of the new available technologies. ..
  21. González Rodríguez L, Perea Sánchez J, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Gonzalez Gross M, Serra Majem L, et al. Intake and Dietary Food Sources of Fibre in Spain: Differences with Regard to the Prevalence of Excess Body Weight and Abdominal Obesity in Adults of the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..The present study demonstrates an insufficient fibre intake both in the whole sample and in the plausible reporters and confirms its association with excess body weight and abdominal obesity only when the whole sample was considered. ..
  22. Olza J, Aranceta Bartrina J, González Gross M, Ortega R, Serra Majem L, Varela Moreiras G, et al. Reported Dietary Intake and Food Sources of Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamins A, E and C in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..There is an elevated percentage of the Spanish ANIBES population not meeting the EFSA recommended intakes for all analysed micronutrients: zinc (83%), vitamin A (60%), vitamin E (80%), vitamin C (36%) and selenium (25%). ..
  23. Corella D, Coltell O, Sorli J, Estruch R, Quiles L, Martinez Gonzalez M, et al. Polymorphism of the Transcription Factor 7-Like 2 Gene (TCF7L2) Interacts with Obesity on Type-2 Diabetes in the PREDIMED Study Emphasizing the Heterogeneity of Genetic Variants in Type-2 Diabetes Risk Prediction: Time for Obesity-Specific Genetic Ri. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed
    ..In conclusion, we provide strong evidence supporting the need for considering obesity when analyzing the TCF7L2 effects and propose the use of obesity-specific GRS for T2D. ..
  24. García Alvarez A, Serra Majem L, Castell C, Ribas Barba L, Mendez M. Trends in the association between smoking history and general/central obesity in Catalonia, Spain (1992-2003). Nutr Hosp. 2017;34:102-110 pubmed publisher
  25. Serra Majem L, Nissensohn M. Beverage Consumption Habits around the World: The Burden of Disease Attributable to Hydration. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed
    ..Dehydration occurs when the body loses more water than is taken in.[...]. ..
  26. García Alvarez A, Milà Villarroel R, Ribas Barba L, Egan B, Badea M, Maggi F, et al. Usage of Plant Food Supplements (PFS) for weight control in six European countries: results from the PlantLIBRA PFS Consumer Survey 2011-2012. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:254 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings should encourage the conduction of further studies on this topic, long-term and large sample-sized studies, ideally conducted in the general population. ..
  27. Nissensohn M, Serra Majem L. Reply to C. Ferreira-Pêgo's Letter to the Editor Re: Nissensohn M. et al.; Nutrients 2016, 8, 232. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed
    ..n/a. ..
  28. Ruiz E, Rodriguez P, Valero T, Avila J, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, et al. Dietary Intake of Individual (Free and Intrinsic) Sugars and Food Sources in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..The present study demonstrates that only a moderate percentage of the Spanish population adhered to the present recommendations for total sugar intake, and urgent efforts are needed to improve diet quality in the youngest populations. ..
  29. Samaniego Vaesken M, Partearroyo T, Olza J, Aranceta Bartrina J, Gil A, Gonzalez Gross M, et al. Iron Intake and Dietary Sources in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, there is a need to define standard dietary reference intake to determine inadequate iron intakes in the Spanish population. ..