R M Ortega

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Affiliation: Universidad Complutense
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Food sources and average intake of calcium in a representative sample of Spanish schoolchildren]
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 27:715-23. 2012
  2. doi request reprint [Insufficient intake of vitamin D in spanish schoolchildren: determinants of the problem and basis for its improvement]
    R M Ortega Anta
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 27:1437-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Young children with excess of weight show an impaired selenium status
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:121-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effects of omega 3 fatty acids supplementation in behavior and non-neurodegenerative neuropsychiatric disorders
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 107:S261-70. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Poor zinc status is associated with increased risk of insulin resistance in Spanish children
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 107:398-404. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Preliminary data about the influence of vitamin D status on the loss of body fat in young overweight/obese women following two types of hypocaloric diet
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Br J Nutr 100:269-72. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels in elderly Spanish people: influence of pyridoxine, vitamin B12 and folic acid intakes
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense deMadrid, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:69-71. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Increasing consumption of breakfast cereal improves thiamine status in overweight/obese women following a hypocaloric diet
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:69-79. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Folate status in young overweight and obese women: changes associated with weight reduction and increased folate intake
    Rosa M Ortega
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Pharmacy, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:149-55. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D status modification by two slightly hypocaloric diets in young overweight/obese women
    Rosa M Ortega
    Nutrition Department, Pharmacy Faculty, Complutense University, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:71-8. 2009

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint [Food sources and average intake of calcium in a representative sample of Spanish schoolchildren]
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 27:715-23. 2012
    ..Some studies indicate that the intake is inadequate in a variable percentage of children, while others insist on the danger of an excessive intake in a huge percentage of this population...
  2. doi request reprint [Insufficient intake of vitamin D in spanish schoolchildren: determinants of the problem and basis for its improvement]
    R M Ortega Anta
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 27:1437-43. 2012
    ..Different studies have observed deficiencies in vitamin D in a high percentage of schoolchildren, highlighting the importance of this problem in sunny populations, such as Spain, where this situation is frequently underestimated...
  3. doi request reprint Young children with excess of weight show an impaired selenium status
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:121-9. 2012
    ..298; p < 0.01). Children with excess of weight have a poorer selenium status than children of normal weight, which can contribute to poor antioxidant protection. This situation could be more evident in children with central adiposity...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of omega 3 fatty acids supplementation in behavior and non-neurodegenerative neuropsychiatric disorders
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 107:S261-70. 2012
    ..Indeed, some studies only recorded benefits when lower doses were administered. It is therefore important that the dose required to achieve any potential benefit be determined...
  5. doi request reprint Poor zinc status is associated with increased risk of insulin resistance in Spanish children
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 107:398-404. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Preliminary data about the influence of vitamin D status on the loss of body fat in young overweight/obese women following two types of hypocaloric diet
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Br J Nutr 100:269-72. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels in elderly Spanish people: influence of pyridoxine, vitamin B12 and folic acid intakes
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense deMadrid, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:69-71. 2002
    ..Serum homocysteine levels are a risk factor in cardiovascular disease. Knowledge on how dietary factors might affect these levels is therefore of interest...
  8. doi request reprint Increasing consumption of breakfast cereal improves thiamine status in overweight/obese women following a hypocaloric diet
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:69-79. 2009
    ..8% of the women in diet V, showed blood thiamine levels <150 nmol/L. Although both diet C and diet V induced weight loss and a reduction in BMI, diet C would appear to be more useful in the maintenance of an adequate thiamine status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Folate status in young overweight and obese women: changes associated with weight reduction and increased folate intake
    Rosa M Ortega
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Pharmacy, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:149-55. 2009
    ..To analyze folate status changes in a group of overweight/obese young women following two different weight control programs...
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D status modification by two slightly hypocaloric diets in young overweight/obese women
    Rosa M Ortega
    Nutrition Department, Pharmacy Faculty, Complutense University, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:71-8. 2009
    ..Diet C was associated with a greater weight loss than diet V, and led to a greater increase in vitamin D intake and serum 25(OH)D levels. This might be of interest in the improvement of health in people trying to lose weight...
  11. doi request reprint Estimation of salt intake by 24 h urinary sodium excretion in a representative sample of Spanish adults
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 105:787-94. 2011
    ..The present results help us to know the baseline salt intake in the Spanish young and middle-aged adult population, and can be used as the baseline to design policies to reduce salt consumption...
  12. ncbi request reprint Responses to two weight-loss programs based on approximating the diet to the ideal: differences associated with increased cereal or vegetable consumption
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:367-76. 2006
    ..In terms of weight loss and the improvement of the diet quality (energy profile and HEI), diet C was significantly more effective than diet V...
  13. ncbi request reprint Importance of functional foods in the Mediterranean diet
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:1136-40. 2006
    ..Analyse the importance of components of Mediterranean diet in functional feeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in folate status in overweight/obese women following two different weight control programmes based on an increased consumption of vegetables or fortified breakfast cereals
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:712-8. 2006
    ..Breakfast cereals may be of special help with respect to folate status and serum homocysteine levels in overweight/obese young women following energy restriction diets...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improvement of cholesterol levels and reduction of cardiovascular risk via the consumption of phytosterols
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S89-93. 2006
    ..They are safe whether taken alone or in combination with cholesterol-reducing drugs, such as statins and fibrates. Reinforcement counselling is essential, as therapy is effective only if compliance is good...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in elderly people is influenced by vitamin E status
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    J Nutr 132:2065-8. 2002
    ..3 +/- 1.3 micromol/mmol in men and women, respectively). This study shows there to be a relationship between vitamin E status and cognitive function, and that vitamin E status could be improved in this population of elderly individuals...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in thiamin intake and blood levels in young, overweight/obese women following hypocaloric diets based on the increased relative consumption of cereals or vegetables
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:77-82. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Thiamin status during the third trimester of pregnancy and its influence on thiamin concentrations in transition and mature breast milk
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 92:129-35. 2004
    ..5% of subjects took less than that recommended and 13.7% showed signs of severe deficiency (alpha-ETK >1.25). The influence of maternal thiamin intake on alpha-ETK coefficients and on mature breast milk thiamin concentration is confirmed...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Response to a weight control program based on approximating the diet to its theoretical ideal]
    R M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 20:393-402. 2005
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for a number of degenerative diseases common in industrial societies and the number of overweight/obese people continues to grow. The control of body weight is therefore a priority public health objective...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking and passive smoking as conditioners of folate status in young women
    Rosa M Ortega
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:365-71. 2004
    ..Since congenital deformities are more common in children of mothers who smoke, the objective was to analyse the folate status of smokers, passive smokers and non-smokers...
  21. doi request reprint Changes in the sensation of hunger and well-being before and after meals in overweight/obese women following two types of hypoenergetic diet
    Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 12:44-50. 2009
    ..To analyse changes in the sensation of hunger and the sensation of well-being of young overweight/obese women following two hypoenergetic diets...
  22. doi request reprint An adequate calcium intake could help achieve weight loss in overweight/obese women following hypocaloric diets
    Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Pharmacy, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:95-102. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of calcium (Ca) intake and dairy product consumption modification on body composition in overweight/obese women following two types of hypocaloric diet...
  23. doi request reprint Preliminary data on the association between waist circumference and insulin resistance in children without a previous diagnosis
    Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 170:35-43. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary strategies for improving folate status in institutionalized elderly persons
    Laura M Bermejo
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 101:1611-5. 2009
    ..5 nmol/l), althought less than centre M. The daily consumption of margarine fortified with folic acid was the more effective strategy for improving the folate status of the study subjects...
  25. doi request reprint Vitamin D in overweight/obese women and its relationship with dietetic and anthropometric variables
    Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:778-82. 2009
    ..1313; confidence interval: 0.0149-1.1599; P < 0.05). Overweight/obese women are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, largely due to excess adiposity rather than inadequate intake...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between antioxidant nutrient intake and cataracts in older people
    Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Departamento de Nutricion, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:359-66. 2006
    ..96; CI: 0.91-0.99; p < 0.05). The results suggest an association exists between exposure to sunlight and the development of cataracts, and that vitamin C, lutein, and zeaxanthin offer some protection against this disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint How justifiable is it to distort the energy profile of a diet to obtain benefits in body weight control?
    Rosa M Ortega
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1140-1; author reply 1141. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Food, youth and the Mediterranean diet in Spain. Development of KIDMED, Mediterranean Diet Quality Index in children and adolescents
    Lluis Serra-Majem
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 7:931-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate dietary habits in Spanish children and adolescents based on a Mediterranean Diet Quality Index tool, which considers certain principles sustaining and challenging traditional healthy Mediterranean dietary patterns...