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Lilia S. Pedraza

PhD in Nutrition Epidemiology, 2019

Dissertation: How did Mexico’s sugary drinks and junk foods tax change shopping behaviors, overall and across store types?

Advisors: Lindsey Smith Taillie and Barry Popkin

Dr. Pedraza is now a researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), Centro de Investigación y Salud (CINyS).

GFRP Publications

Mexican households’ food shopping patterns in 2015: Analysis following nonessential food and sugary beverage taxes
Authors: Lilia S Pedraza, Barry M Popkin, Linda Adair, Whitney R Robinson, Lindsey Smith Taillie
Published in: Public Health Nutrition, August 5, 2020 view full text

The caloric and sugar content of beverages purchased at different store-types changed after the sugary drinks taxation in Mexico
Authors: Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin, Carolina Batis, Linda Adair, Whitney R. Robinson, David K. Guilkey, Lindsey S. Taillie
Published in: Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, November 12 2019 view full text

Improvements in the nutritional quality of US young adults based on food sources and socioeconomic status between 1989-1991 and 2011-2014
Authors: Matthew A. Patetta, Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Nutrition Journal, June 26 2019 view full text

Mexican households’ purchases of foods and beverages vary by store-type, taxation status, and SES
Authors: Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin, Juan C. Salgado, Lindsey S. Taillie
Published in: Nutrients, August 8 2018 view full text

Nutrition status of children in Latin America
Authors: Corvalán C, Garmendia ML, Jones-Smith J, Lutter CK, Miranda JJ, Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin, Ramirez-Zea M, Salvo D, Stein AD.
Published in: Obesity Reviews, July 2017 view full text