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Consumption of ultra-processed foods and indicators of diet quality in Chile

Grant number: 16/13522-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2016
Effective date (End): January 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nutrition - Nutritional Analysis of Population
Principal researcher:Carlos Augusto Monteiro
Grantee:Gustavo Andres Cediel Giraldo
Home Institution: Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:15/14900-9 - Consumption of ultra-processed foods, dietary nutrient profile diet and obesity in seven countries, AP.TEM


The plan includes the study of the association between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and diet quality in the population of Chile. The plan includes three main activities: 1) participation in the analyzes of the Chilean module the thematic project on the association of the consumption of ultra-processed foods with nutritional profile indicators related to the risk of obesity; 2) carrying out analyzes on the same module on the association of the consumption of ultra-processed foods with dietary characteristics related to a wide range of chronic diseases and nutritional deficiencies; and 3) discussion of the results aiming at improving the current Chilean food guides. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CEDIEL, GUSTAVO; REYES, MARCELA; DA COSTA LOUZADA, MARIA LAURA; STEELE, EURIDICE MARTINEZ; MONTEIRO, CARLOS A.; CORVALAN, CAMILA; UAUY, RICARDO. Ultra-processed foods and added sugars in the Chilean diet (2010). PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, v. 21, n. 1, SI, p. 125-133, . (16/13522-3)

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