Moderate egg consumption and all-cause and specific-cause mortality in the Spanish European Prospective into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Spain) study

Purpose Dietary guidelines for egg consumption for general population differ among public health agencies. Our aim was to investigate the association between egg intake and both all-cause and specific-cause of mortality in a Mediterranean population. Methods The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Spain cohort included 40,621 men and women aged 29–69 years old in…

Еffects of fortified milk on cognitive abilities in school-aged children: results from a randomized-controlled trial

Background Micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals and long-chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids (PUFAs) are essential for children’s brain development and cognitive functions. The current study investigated whether milk fortified with micronutrients and PUFA can result in improved cognitive function in mainstream school children. Methods One-hundred-and-nineteen children (age 8–14, 58 boys) were randomly allocated to…

Coffee and Tea Consumption and the Contribution of Their Added Ingredients to Total Energy and Nutrient Intakes in 10 European Countries: Benchmark Data from the Late 1990s

Background: Coffee and tea are among the most commonly consumed nonalcoholic beverages worldwide, but methodological differences in assessing intake often hamper comparisons across populations. We aimed to (i) describe coffee and tea intakes and (ii) assess their contribution to intakes of selected nutrients in adults across 10 European countries. Method: Between 1995 and 2000, a…

Financiación de Centros Sanitarios basada en resultados en salud

El interés por la evaluación de los resultados en salud de las organizaciones sanitarias públicas ha aumentado considerablemente en los últimos años, impulsado por la aparición de nuevas tecnologías sanitarias, la preocupación por el rápido aumento de los costes sanitarios, la variabilidad en la atención sanitaria, la participación del paciente en la toma de decisiones…