Maria Manera

Maria Manera
Grupo de Revisión, Estudio y Posicionamiento de la Asociación Española de Dietistas-Nutricionistas (GREP-AEDN)

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The high level of sugar intake in infancy and childhood contributes to the current epidemic of tooth decay and childhood obesity, influencing negatively, as well, on low rates of breastfeeding. One of the measures to control this consumption is the determination by the health authorities of the maximum amount of existing sugar in infant foods produ...
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The health benefits of daily consumption of at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables are well documented. The World Health Organization (WHO) public health goal, established in 600 grams per person/day, is not achieved in Spain, so it is important to improve access to these foods, maintain their potential nutritive value and overcom...
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Introduction: Caffeine and catechins contained in green tea may have a thermogenic effect favoring weight and body fat loss. The aim of this study is to evaluate the magnitude of the effect of green tea or its extracts (caffeine and catechins) on body weight and body composition. Material and methods: A systematic review and metaanalysis was conduc...
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Although the consumption of vegetables is recommended for adults, infants and young children, there is a risk that their consumption results in a high intake of nitrates that increases the risk of methemoglobinemia. Even though the average nitrate intake in children does not exceed the European safety threshold, an analysis conducted by the Europea...
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The health benefits of daily consumption of at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables are well documented. The World Health Organization (WHO) public health goal, established in 600 grams per person/day, is not achieved in Spain, so it is important to improve access to these foods, maintain their potential nutritive value and overcom...
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Although the consumption of vegetables is recommended for adults, infants and young children, there is a risk that their consumption results in a high intake of nitrates that increases the risk of methemoglobinemia. Even though the average nitrate intake in children does not exceed the European safety threshold, an analysis conducted by the Europea...
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The health benefits of daily consumption of at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables are well documented. The World Health Organization (WHO) public health goal, established in 600 grams per person/day, is not achieved in Spain, so it is important to improve access to these foods, maintain their potential nutritive value and overcom...
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Nutrition and health claims are an added value that can position and differentiate a product or brand. Fraud issues in what scientific analysis is required are hardly refutable by the consumer. Legislation and official scientific bodies should ensure that the communication is truthful. Regulation 1924/2006 and the European Food Safety Authority (EF...
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Food advertising has a great ability to influence the behavior of the population. Promises made through advertising should be consistent with reality. Tangible fraud can be easily recognized. However, non-tangible fraud (such as nutrition and health claims) is difficult to be detected by the “reasonably well-informed, and reasonably observant and c...
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Milk products contain proteins of high biologic value and digestibility; they also contain fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, specially calcium and phosphorus. Diversification of milk products consumption allows a high consumptiom of the above mentioned products, optimizing nutrient intake. In Spain, food consumption of milk products lower...
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Cartas al director ¿Sobreestimación de la prevalencia del riesgo de ingesta inadecuada de calcio en escolares españoles? Comparación de la ingesta observable con las ingestas dietéticas de referencia; uso del Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) versus las Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) Carta enviada a propósito de la publicación Ortega RM, Ló...
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Nutrition and health claims are an added value that can position and differentiate a product or brand. Fraud issues in what scientific analysis is required are hardly refutable by the consumer. Legislation and official scientific bodies should ensure that the communication is truthful. Regulation 1924/2006 and the European Food Safety Authority (EF...
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Los libros escritos por el Sr. Pierre Dukan (“No consigo adelgazar”, “El método Dukan ilustrado” y “Las recetas de Dukan”) ocupan actualmente los primeros puestos en los rankings de ventas de “no ficción”. Es por tanto muy importante que la población tome en consideración la veracidad y legalidad de las afirmaciones de dicho autor, máxime cuando nu...
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Ante el creciente uso de estrategias alternativas a los métodos convencionales para perder peso, el Grupo de Revisión, Estudio y Posicionamiento de la Asociación Española de Dietistas-Nutricionistas (GREP-AEDN) ha decidido analizar estos métodos e informar acerca del grado de eficacia, fiabilidad y/o riesgo que conlleva su empleo, concretamente de...
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Introducción: Existe un creciente uso de los llamados “Test de sensibilidad alimentaria”. Se afirma de ellos que son instrumentos que proporcionan información «extremadamente sensible y reproducible» sobre el mecanismo fisiopatológico de las intolerancias alimentarias. Sus resultados son utilizados para pautar dietas de eliminación y/o rotación de...
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Introducción: La faseolamina es un factor bioactivo no nutritivo extraído de la leguminosa Phaseolus vulgaris (judía blanca) al que algunos estudios atribuyen la capacidad de actuar como inhibidor de la enzima digestiva alfa-amilasa, que descompone los hidratos de carbono complejos para que puedan ser absorbidos en el intestino. Se trata de un ingr...
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Introducción: Gracias a la expansión de la producción industrial y del marketing de las bebidas alcohólicas, su uso está en aumento. Urge, por tanto, revisar los peligros de las numerosas informaciones que señalan los beneficios del consumo moderado de alcohol (CMA) y omiten sus riesgos. Objetivos: Valorar el balance riesgo/beneficio del CMA para d...
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Introduction: There is a lack of data on how information, attitudes, perceptions and personal beliefs can affect eating behaviour. Objective: To obtain data on the perception, information, beliefs and attitudes of the female population on general health, caring for the body, food and slimming diets through a telephone survey. Methods: An observatio...
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Stearic acid (SA), the second most consumed saturated fatty acid (SFA) in the West, is a clear candidate for replacing the trans fatty acids (TFAs) in many processed foods. This would lead to an unprecedented increase in its intake, the effect of which on health is unknown. This is why the Revision, Study and Positioning Group of the Spanish Associ...
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Aunque es evidente que la educación del niño con diabetes debe ser un proceso individualizado y continuado, las colonias de verano están consideradas como un instrumento muy adecuado (tal y como indica la Organización Mundial de la Salud en la Declaración de St. Vincent de 1989) para realizar una acción educativa, tanto en lo concerniente a las téc...
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El presente documento tiene como objetivo justifi car la incorporación del dietista-nutricionista en los equipos multidisciplinarios de atención primaria, especializada y de salud pública que dispensan atención sanitaria integrada según su papel específi co en la promoción, la prevención, el tratamiento y la rehabilitación de enfermedades prevalent...
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Introduction: Dietitians should work on the basis of the best practice knowledge. The great amount of published data on dietetics and nutrition has created the need to summarize findings and conclusions based on the best available empirical evidence. Objectives: To develop a practical classification system of evidence levels for dietetics and appli...
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In this article, the vitamin supply provided by different hypocaloric diets, whether they are controlled or not by a professional, is analysed through a bibliographic review. The bibliographic sources that affirm that vitamin and mineral supplements must be taken when hypocaloric diets are followed provide no scientific study that supports this sta...
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In this article, the vitamin supply provided by different hypocaloric diets, whether they are controlled or not by a professional, is analysed through a bibliographic review. The bibliographic sources that affirm that vitamin and mineral supplements must be taken when hypocaloric diets are followed provide no scientific study that supports this sta...

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Es una red de trabajo colaborativa que pretende aunar todos los esfuerzos que se están realizando en investigación secundaria (elaboración de guías basadas en la evidencia y metaanálisis) en el campo de la Nutrición Humana y Dietética, fomentando tanto el acceso libre y equitativo como el acceso más económico y asequible a las principales herramientas y bases de datos especializadas existentes.