Cristina Palacios

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Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary Calcium Requirements Do Not Differ between Mexican-American Boys and Girls
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico Departments of
    J Nutr 144:1167-73. 2014
  2. pmc Magnesium retention from metabolic-balance studies in female adolescents: impact of race, dietary salt, and calcium
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1014-9. 2013
  3. pmc Determinants of vitamin D status among overweight and obese Puerto Rican adults
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:35-43. 2012
  4. pmc No effects of low and high consumption of dairy products and calcium supplements on body composition and serum lipids in Puerto Rican obese adults
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Nutrition 27:520-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Nutrition and health: guidelines for dental practitioners
    C Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    Oral Dis 15:369-81. 2009
  6. pmc Racial differences in potassium homeostasis in response to differences in dietary sodium in girls
    Cristina Palacios
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:597-603. 2010
  7. pmc Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR
    Public Health Nutr 14:1714-23. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Caffeinated-beverage consumption and its association with socio-demographic characteristics and self-perceived academic stress in first and second year students at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (UPR-MSC)
    Josué L Ríos
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:95-100. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and smoking and their associations with socio-demographic characteristics, dietary patterns, and perceived academic stress in Puerto Rican college students
    Anaisa M González
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:82-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-medical use of prescription drugs and its association with socio-demographic characteristics, dietary pattern, and perceived academic load and stress in college students in Puerto Rico
    Jesmari Betancourt
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:89-94. 2013

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary Calcium Requirements Do Not Differ between Mexican-American Boys and Girls
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico Departments of
    J Nutr 144:1167-73. 2014
    ..In adolescence, calcium retention in both Mexican-American boys and girls was higher than determined previously in adolescent nonHispanic white girls. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT01277185. ..
  2. pmc Magnesium retention from metabolic-balance studies in female adolescents: impact of race, dietary salt, and calcium
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1014-9. 2013
    ..Racial differences likely exist in other bone minerals also, such as magnesium, in response to salt loading during growth...
  3. pmc Determinants of vitamin D status among overweight and obese Puerto Rican adults
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:35-43. 2012
    ..We aimed to measure vitamin D status in a sample of overweight/obese adults in Puerto Rico, an area with plenty of sun exposure, and relate it to vitamin D intake, sun exposure and body composition...
  4. pmc No effects of low and high consumption of dairy products and calcium supplements on body composition and serum lipids in Puerto Rican obese adults
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Nutrition 27:520-5. 2011
    ..The present study was conducted to determine if dairy or calcium supplementation alters body composition or serum lipids in Puerto Rican obese adults without dietary energy restriction or exercise...
  5. doi request reprint Nutrition and health: guidelines for dental practitioners
    C Palacios
    Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    Oral Dis 15:369-81. 2009
    ..Based on the evidence, nutritional guidelines are provided, as well as key recommendations for preventing obesity. Dentists can play a critical role in motivating and enabling healthy food choices...
  6. pmc Racial differences in potassium homeostasis in response to differences in dietary sodium in girls
    Cristina Palacios
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:597-603. 2010
    ..Racial differences in the renal disposition of potassium may be related to mechanisms for the greater susceptibility to hypertension in blacks than in whites...
  7. pmc Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR
    Public Health Nutr 14:1714-23. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Caffeinated-beverage consumption and its association with socio-demographic characteristics and self-perceived academic stress in first and second year students at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (UPR-MSC)
    Josué L Ríos
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:95-100. 2013
    ..To determine the association between caffeinated-beverage consumption, self-perceived academic load, and self-perceived stress levels in first and second year students at UPR-MSC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and smoking and their associations with socio-demographic characteristics, dietary patterns, and perceived academic stress in Puerto Rican college students
    Anaisa M González
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:82-8. 2013
    ..We examined the associations between self-perceived academic stress, alcohol consumption, smoking, and dietary patterns in graduate students...
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-medical use of prescription drugs and its association with socio-demographic characteristics, dietary pattern, and perceived academic load and stress in college students in Puerto Rico
    Jesmari Betancourt
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:89-94. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the associations between self-perceived academic load and stress, NMUPD (stimulants, depressants, and sleeping medication), and dietary pattern in college students in PR...
  11. pmc Validation and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use in Puerto Rican children
    Alan M Preston
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 30:58-64. 2011
    ..Herein, we assess the reproducibility and validity of an interviewer-administered food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in Puerto Rican children at two educational levels--elementary (ES) and high school (HS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of calcium intake on body mass index in Venezuelan adolescents
    Cristina Palacios
    School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 26:199-204. 2007
    ..A high calcium intake, not only helps to maintain a healthy body weight, but also is essential for acquiring peak bone mass in this crucial stage of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and its associations with sociodemographic characteristics, dietary patterns, and perceived academic stress in students attending college in Puerto Rico
    Sonia Y Cruz
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:44-50. 2013
    ..The academic environment usually generates stress in students. Increasing physical activity (PA) is one of the stress-coping strategies for students; however, students usually reduce their PA while enrolled in college...
  14. pmc Association between dietary patterns and body composition in a group or Puerto Rican obese adults: a pilot study
    Sandra M Soltero
    Nutrition Program, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 30:22-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to relate dietary patterns with body composition in obese subjects...
  15. pmc Association between vitamin D levels and blood pressure in a group of Puerto Ricans
    Yajaira Caro
    Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Program, School of Health Professions, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:123-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, we determined the association between serum 25(OH)D levels and BP in a convenience sample in Puerto Rico...