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Ciencias de la Salud / Profesores /

Ana Carla Cepeda López

Ciencias Básicas
Archivo UDEM
Formación académica

Doctorado en nutrición humana

Universidad de Wageningen



Maestría en nutrición humana, salud pública y epidemiología

Universidad de Wageningnen


Médico cirujano y partero

Universidad de Monterrey


Trayectoria profesional y docente

Universidad de Monterrey

Profesora investigadora

2016 a la fecha

Universidad de Monterrey

Profesora Novel

2010 - 2016

Distinciones y premios

Premio investigación de alto impacto

Universidad de Monterrey


Premio investigación de alto impacto

Universidad de Monterrey


Premio investigación de alto impacto

Universidad de Monterrey


Premio de estudiantes de maestría

Universidad de Wageningen



Cepeda López, A.C., Eisenbeck, N., Carreno, F., Wong, P., Hicks, J.Á., Ruíz-Ruano García, A.M., Puga, J.L., Greville, J., Testoni, I., Biancalani, G., et al. (2020). A global study on psychological coping during the COVID-19 pandemic: The need for meaning-centered coping. Nature Human Behavior. En proceso.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., & Baye, K. (2020). Obesity, iron deficiency and anaemia: a complex relationship. Public health nutrition, 23(10), 1703–1704.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Petersohn, I., Zarate-Ortiz, A. G., & Melse-Boonstra, A. (2019). Time Trends in Age at Menarche and Related Non-Communicable Disease Risk during the 20th Century in Mexico. Nutrients, 11(2), 394.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Zimmermann, M. B., Wussler, S., Melse-Boonstra, A., Naef, N., Mueller, S. M., Toigo, M., & Herter-Aeberli, I. (2019). Greater blood volume and Hb mass in obese women quantified by the carbon monoxide- rebreathing method affects interpretation of iron biomarkers and iron requirements. International journal of obesity, 43(5), 999–1008.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Mueller, S. M., Herter-Aeberli, I., Flück, M., Jung, H. H., & Toigo, M. (2017). The effect of body composition and serum inflammatory markers on the functional muscle-bone unit in premenopausal women. International journal of obesity, 41(8), 1203–1206.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Allende-Labastida, J., Melse-Boonstra, A., Osendarp, S. J., Herter-Aeberli, I., Moretti, D., Rodriguez-Lastra, R., Gonzalez-Salazar, F., Villalpando, S., & Zimmermann, M. B. (2016). The effects of fat loss after bariatric surgery on inflammation, serum hepcidin, and iron absorption: a prospective 6-mo iron stable isotope study. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 104(4), 1030–1038.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Melse-Boonstra, A., Zimmermann, M. B., & Herter-Aeberli, I. (2015). In overweight and obese women, dietary iron absorption is reduced and the enhancement of iron absorption by ascorbic acid is one-half that in normal-weight women. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 102(6), 1389–1397.

Cepeda López, A.C. (2015). The double burden of malnutrition: Obesity and Iron Deficiency. Wageningen. Wageningen Univeristy press, ISBN 9789462574465.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Osendarp, S. J., Melse-Boonstra, A., Aeberli, I., Gonzalez-Salazar, F., Feskens, E., Villalpando, S., & Zimmermann, M. B. (2011). Sharply higher rates of iron deficiency in obese Mexican women and children are predicted by obesity-related inflammation rather than by differences in dietary iron intake. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 93(5), 975–983.

Cepeda-Lopez, A. C., Aeberli, I., & Zimmermann, M. B. (2010). Does obesity increase risk for iron deficiency? A review of the literature and the potential mechanisms. International journal for vitamin and nutrition research, 80(4- 5), 263–270.

Presencia en congresos

Cepeda López, A.C., Quiroga Garza, A., Delgado Gonzalez, E. (2017). Mexican food banks: from alleviating food insecurity to promoting healthy eating habits. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 71, 410-410

Cepeda López, A.C., Quiroga, A., Delgado, E., (2016). "Comer En Familia": Back to Family and Healthy Eating Behavior. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Volume 48 , Issue 7 , S24 - S25


Cepeda López, A.C., Quiroga Garza, A., Delgado, E., Crispim, S., (2015). Psychoeducational program “comer en familia”: back to family and healthy eating behavior. Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición. Volumen 65, Suplemento 2


Cepeda López, A.C., Wussler, S., MelseBoonstra, A., Zimmermann, M., Aeberli, I. (2015). Obesity increases risk for iron deficiency in children and women in Mexico. European Journal of Food Research & Review, Vol.5, Pag.20212022

Cepeda López, A.C., Wussler, S., MelseBoonstra, A., Zimmermann, M.B., Aeberli, I. (2014). In overweight women, adiposityrelated inflammation and serum hepcidin are increased, dietary iron bioavailability is decreased and ascorbic acid has only a limited enhancing effect on iron bioavailability. ISSN 23167874, Nutrire, Vol.39, Pag.1112.


Cepeda-López, A.C., Osendarp, S.J.M., MelseBoonstra, A., Aeberli, I., Zimmermann, M.B. (2009). Obesity increases risk for iron deficiency in children and women in Mexico. ISSN: 1421 9697, Annals of nutrition and metabolism, Vol.55, Pag.7676.