publication . Article . 1998

Consumo de fibra dietética, sodio, potasio y calcio y su relación con la presión arterial en hombres adultos normotensos

Martha Nydia Ballesteros-Vásquez; Rosa María Cabrera-Pacheco; María del Socorro Saucedo-Tamayo; María Isabel Grijalva-Haro;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1998 Journal: Salud Pública de México (issn: 0036-3634, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
Abstract
Objective. To evaluate the effect of dietary fiber, energy, sodium, calcium and potassium intake on the blood pressure of a group of normotensive adults. Material and methods. Subjects were 38 healthy normotensive adult males aged 30-45 years, resident of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Blood pressure, diet, anthropometric data and physical activity were recorded. Results. Their diet was high in fiber and fat. Sodium intake was 56% above the recommended values in 87% of the subjects, and the variable with the highest correlation to diastolic blood pressure. Of the subjects, 36.9% were overweight and obese, and a significant statistic association was found between BM...
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free text keywords: presión sanguínea, fibra en la dieta, sodio en la dieta, potasio en la dieta, calcio en la dieta, México, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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