Benjamin Torun

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of children and adolescents
    Benjamin Torun
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Centro de Investigaciones y Docencia en America Latina
    Public Health Nutr 8:968-93. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Rural-to-urban migration and cardiovascular disease risk factors in young Guatemalan adults
    Benjamin Torun
    Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America Y Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Int J Epidemiol 31:218-26. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric predictors of body fat as measured by hydrostatic weighing in Guatemalan adults
    Manuel Ramirez-Zea
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, PO Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01011
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:795-802. 2006

Collaborators

  • A D Stein
  • Manuel Ramirez-Zea
  • Reynaldo Martorell

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of children and adolescents
    Benjamin Torun
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Centro de Investigaciones y Docencia en America Latina
    Public Health Nutr 8:968-93. 2005
    ..Physical activity recommendations must accompany dietary recommendations in order to maintain optimal health and reduce the risk of diseases associated with sedentary lifestyles...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rural-to-urban migration and cardiovascular disease risk factors in young Guatemalan adults
    Benjamin Torun
    Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America Y Panama, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Int J Epidemiol 31:218-26. 2002
    ..Migration to cities may increase cardiovascular disease risk factors in developing countries. We examined rural and urban individuals who were born in the same villages and shared similar childhood experiences...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric predictors of body fat as measured by hydrostatic weighing in Guatemalan adults
    Manuel Ramirez-Zea
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, PO Box 1188, Calzada Roosevelt, Zona 11, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01011
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:795-802. 2006
    ..Most predictive equations currently used to assess percentage body fat (%BF) were derived from persons in industrialized Western societies...