Ricardo Uauy

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Publications

  1. pmc 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Matern Child Health J 17:1243-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Rank Prize Lecture. Global nutrition challenges for optimal health and well-being
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:34-42. 2009
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
  8. pmc Obesity is positively associated with dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate concentrations at 7 y in Chilean children of normal birth weight
    Camila Corvalan
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:318-25. 2013
  9. pmc Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Santiago, Chile: a cluster randomized controlled trial. a study protocol [ISRCTN 02694183]
    Hugo Sanchez
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:100. 2011
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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, 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. ..
  5. doi request reprint Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Rank Prize Lecture. Global nutrition challenges for optimal health and well-being
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:34-42. 2009
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint [Folate, vitamin B12 and human health]
    Alex Brito
    Laboratorio de Micronutrientes, Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 140:1464-75. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an update on recent advances in the basic and applied knowledge of these vitamins relative to human health...
  8. pmc Obesity is positively associated with dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate concentrations at 7 y in Chilean children of normal birth weight
    Camila Corvalan
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:318-25. 2013
    ..In low-birth-weight girls, obesity increases the risk of premature adrenarche and metabolic complications. However, the consistency of this association in normal-birth-weight children and its potential mediators remain unknown...
  9. pmc Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Santiago, Chile: a cluster randomized controlled trial. a study protocol [ISRCTN 02694183]
    Hugo Sanchez
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:100. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint [Prevalence of vitamin B-12 deficiency in older adults]
    Hugo Sanchez
    Unidad de Salud Pública y Nutrición, Instituto Nutrición y Tecnología en Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 138:44-52. 2010
    ..004). Conclusions: There is a high prevalence of full blown and marginal deficit of vitamin B-12 among the elderly. This deficiency should be considered for correction through public nutrition policies...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Intervention strategies for preventing low birthweight in developing countries: importance of considering multiple interactive factors
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 74:31-52. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. pmc Effectiveness of the National Program of Complementary Feeding for older adults in Chile on vitamin B12 status in older adults; secondary outcome analysis from the CENEX Study (ISRCTN48153354)
    Hugo Sanchez
    Nutrition and Public Health, Aging, and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Avda, El Libano 5524, Casilla 138 11, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 12:124. 2013
    ..Older people are at increased risk of vitamin B12 deficiency and the provision of fortified foods may be an effective way to ensure good vitamin B12 status in later life...
  19. doi request reprint Administration of high doses of copper to capuchin monkeys does not cause liver damage but induces transcriptional activation of hepatic proliferative responses
    Magdalena Araya
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Nutr 142:233-7. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Infants with intrauterine growth restriction have impaired formation of docosahexaenoic acid in early neonatal life: a stable isotope study
    Adolfo Llanos
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, Santiago, Castilla, Chile
    Pediatr Res 58:735-40. 2005
    ..Similar evaluation for the n-6 series was not significant. DHA metabolism is affected in infants with IUGR; the restricted DPA to DHA conversion step seems to be principally responsible for this finding...
  21. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of copper in light of new insights of copper homeostasis
    Daniel Lopez de Romana
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Avenida El Líbano 5524, Macul 5540, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 25:3-13. 2011
    ..Developing the scientific basis for a copper UL and evaluating the relevance of copper deficiency globally are future key challenges for copper researchers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Are research priorities in Latin America in line with the nutritional problems of the population?
    Adolfo Llanos
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 11:466-77. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate whether nutrition research priorities are in agreement with the population's nutritional problems in Latin America...
  23. doi request reprint [Homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) values in Chilean elderly subjects]
    Maria Luisa Garmendia
    Escuela de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 137:1409-16. 2009
    ..However it has a high variability that depends on environmental, genetic and physiologic factors. Therefore it is imperative to establish normal HOMA values in different populations...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Non-breast milk feeding in developing countries: challenge from microbial and chemical contaminants
    Gerardo Weisstaub
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:215-9. 2012
    ..The prevailing view is that benefits from breastfeeding outweigh potential risks...
  26. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk from copper excess in human populations
    Ricardo Uauy
    Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:867S-71S. 2008
    ..The challenge ahead is to develop biomarkers that predict the population risk of elevated hepatic copper stores and thus the possibility of disease in a population...
  27. doi request reprint Alarming weight gain in women of a post-transitional country
    Maria L Garmendia
    1 Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, Universidad de Chile, El Libano 5524, Macul, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 17:667-73. 2014
    ..Longitudinal studies can detect high-risk groups in whom to target actions. We investigated the magnitude and velocity of BMI changes in Chilean women of reproductive age and evaluated whether these trends vary in specific groups...
  28. doi request reprint [Factors associated with life satisfaction in a cohort of older people in Santiago, Chile]
    Alvaro Castillo-Carniglia
    Programa de Doctorado en Salud Pública, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Gac Sanit 26:414-20. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between life satisfaction and socioeconomic status and self-reported health in a cohort of older people in Santiago, Chile, in 2005 and 2006...
  29. ncbi request reprint Do we believe Derek's motive for taking his new job at PepsiCo?
    Ricardo Uauy
    INTA U of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 11:111-2. 2008
  30. doi request reprint [Quality of fat intake, atherosclerosis and coronary disease: effects of saturated and trans fatty acids]
    Claudia Torrejon
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Chile, Campus Norte, Hospital Roberto del Rio, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 139:924-31. 2011
    ..What is currently under discussion is what would be the best alternative to replace them in the diet...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a folic acid fortification program in Chile
    Adolfo Llanos
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile, Chile
    Health Policy 83:295-303. 2007
    ..In Chile, fortification of wheat flour with folic acid has resulted in significant reduction in the risk of anencephaly and spina bifida. We investigated the cost-effectiveness implications of this policy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Academic-industry partnerships in addressing nutrition--[infection-immunity-inflammation] interactions
    Ricardo Uauy
    International Union of Nutrition Sciences, Public Health Nutrition INTA Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Br J Nutr 98:S17-23. 2007
    ..The process needs to be interactive, transparent and clearly place public interest above all other considerations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary essential fatty acids in early postnatal life: long-term outcomes
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 55:101-33; discussion 134-6. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Consequences of food energy excess and positive energy balance
    Ricardo Uauy
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Macul 5540, Santiago, Chile
    Public Health Nutr 8:1077-99. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Case study of complaints on drinking water quality: relationship to copper content?
    Fernando Pizarro
    Instituto de Nutricion y Tecnologia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Trace Elem Res 116:131-45. 2007
    ..The dose-response curves for GI symptoms and Cu exposure now available were crucial in the analyses of results...