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  1. Research

    Antioxidant properties of the carotenoid extracts of three Deinococcus–Thermus phylum bacteria, Meiothermus sp. strains RP and TP and Thermus sp. strain YY from Paniphala hot spring, India

    The purpose of the study was to extract carotenoids from thermophilic bacteria which show efficient antioxidant and protein oxidation inhibition properties, characterize and identify those isolates, extract th...

    Trinetra Mukherjee, Sucharita Bose and Subhra Kanti Mukhopadhyay

    Nutrire 2017 42:7

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  2. Research

    Effect of the Brazilian iron fortification of wheat and corn flour on the nutritional iron status in adolescents, 6 years after its implementation

    As it is difficult to know the content of iron added in the Brazilian iron fortification of wheat and corn flour, and if the compound has good or poor bioavailability, the objective was to assess the effect of...

    Alexandre Massashi Hirata, Josefina Aparecida Pellegrini Braga, Maria Sylvia de Souza Vitalle and Olga Maria Silverio Amancio

    Nutrire 2017 42:11

    Published on: 19 April 2017

  3. Research

    Evaluation of energy metabolism in septic patients with and without AKI

    The determination of resting energy expenditure (REE) in critically ill patients could prevent complications such as hypo- and hyperalimentation.

    Ana Cláudia Soncini Sanches, Cassiana Regina de Góes, Marina Nogueira Berbel Bufarah, Mariana Cassani de Oliveira, André Luis Balbi and Daniela Ponce

    Nutrire 2017 42:9

    Published on: 4 April 2017

  4. Review

    Mg status in inflammation, insulin resistance, and associated conditions

    Magnesium (Mg), an essential ion for the human body, is involved in various enzymatic reactions, particularly those related to energy transfer, storage, and transport. Longitudinal studies show that hypomagnes...

    Amanda Batista da Rocha Romero, Fabiana da Silva Lima and Célia Colli

    Nutrire 2017 42:6

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  5. Research

    Perceptions of neighborhood environments and their association with overweight in children, adolescents, and caretakers in a medium-sized city in Brazil

    Previous studies conducted in developed countries have suggested associations between perceptions of neighborhood characteristics and weight gain. However, there are few studies regarding the adult perception ...

    Maria Alvim Leite, Maíra Macário de Assis, Bruna Pires Luz Silva, Fernanda Penido Matozinhos, Cristina Padez, Ana Paula Carlos Cândido and Larissa Loures Mendes

    Nutrire 2017 42:8

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  6. Review

    n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids supplementation in psoriasis: a review

    Psoriasis is an immune mediated chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology and characterized by epidermal hyperplasia and inappropriate immune activation, which affects the skin and joints as well.The im...

    Naiara Lourenço Mari, Andréa Name Colado Simão and Isaias Dichi

    Nutrire 2017 42:5

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  7. Review

    Food and nutrition security: pesticide residues in food

    The article aims to present an overview of pesticide usage and population exposure, focusing on the impact on health and the correlation with food and nutrition security (FNS). This review is relevant due to t...

    Jacqueline Mary Gerage, Ana Paula Gasques Meira and Marina Vieira da Silva

    Nutrire 2017 42:3

    Published on: 7 February 2017

  8. Research

    Feeding difficulties are not associated with higher rates of iron deficiency anemia in Brazilian children and adolescents—cross-sectional study

    Iron deficiency anemia and feeding difficulties (FD) are common issues in childhood, reinforcing the concern about the risk of micronutrient deficiencies. FD do not necessarily reflect nutritional deficiencies...

    Jéssica S. Soares, Priscilla Maximino, Rachel H. V. Machado, Ana Beatriz Bozzini, Abykeyla Mellisse Tosatti, Cláudia C. Ramos and Mauro Fisberg

    Nutrire 2017 42:4

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  9. Research

    Phase angle is associated with the length of ICU stay in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the associations between phase angle (PhA), sarcopenia, and the length of stay (LOS) in the coronary intensive care unit (ICU) in patients with non-ST acute coronary syndr...

    Bertha Furlan Polegato, Monique Aguilar Herrera, Bruna Letícia Buzati Pereira, Renata Aparecida Candido Silva, Andrea Freitas Gonçalves, Karelin Alvisi Cavallari, Nara Aline Costa, Suzana Erico Tanni, Paula Schmidt Azevedo, Mariana Souza Dorna, Leonardo Antonio Mamede Zornoff, Sergio Alberto Rupp de Paiva and Marcos Ferreira Minicucci

    Nutrire 2017 42:2

    Published on: 20 January 2017

  10. Review

    Nutritional management for Alzheimer’s disease in all stages: mild, moderate, and severe

    Alzheimer’s disease corresponds to 50–70% of all dementia syndromes, classified as a progressive neurodegenerative disease showing diffuse cortical atrophy with three stages of evolution: mild, moderate, and s...

    Glaucia Akiko Kamikado Pivi, Neusa Maria de Andrade Vieira, Jaqueline Botelho da Ponte, Débora Santos Coca de Moraes and Paulo Henrique Ferreira Bertolucci

    Nutrire 2017 42:1

    Published on: 10 January 2017

  11. Research

    Association between paraoxonase 1 (PON1) enzyme activity, PON1 C(−107)T polymorphism, nutritional status, and lipid profile in children

    Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) is an enzyme that possesses anti-atherogenic and anti-inflammatory properties with serum levels determined by genetic and exogenous factors. Lower serum PON1 arylesterase activity is assoc...

    Gabriela Uliano, Ludmila C. Muniz, Carlos C. Barros, Augusto Schneider and Sandra C. Valle

    Nutrire 2016 41:20

    Published on: 15 December 2016

  12. Research

    Association between the perceived environment and overweight in adults and elderly: a cross-sectional study

    Overweight is a global issue of epidemic proportions, and its negative influence on individual health is clear. However, the relation between environment and overweight is not thoroughly clear, especially conc...

    Fernanda Penido Matozinhos, Crizian Saar Gomes, Larissa Loures Mendes, Milene Cristine Pessoa, Cristina Maria Proença Padez, Geórgia das Graças Pena and Gustavo Velasquez-Melendez

    Nutrire 2016 41:18

    Published on: 28 November 2016

  13. Research

    Anemia among pregnant women attending primary healthcare units in the municipality of São Paulo, Brazil: evaluations after the mandatory fortification of wheat and maize flours with iron

    Improvements in the iron status of a population as result of food fortification are expected at the long term. In Brazil, the effectiveness of mandatory flour fortification with iron has been evidenced mostly ...

    Edna Helena da Silva Machado, Eduardo De Carli, Sophia Cornbluth Szarfarc, José Maria Pacheco Souza, Elizabeth Fujimori and Célia Colli

    Nutrire 2016 41:19

    Published on: 16 November 2016

  14. Review

    Physiological regulation of the heat shock response by glutamine: implications for chronic low-grade inflammatory diseases in age-related conditions

    Aging is an intricate process modulated by different molecular and cellular events, such as genome instability, epigenetic and transcriptional changes, molecular damage, cell death and senescence, inflammation...

    Jaqueline Santos Moreira Leite, Vinicius Fernandes Cruzat, Mauricio Krause and Paulo Ivo Homem de Bittencourt

    Nutrire 2016 41:17

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  15. Research

    Age at onset of caloric restriction and its effects on the redox profile of the rat hippocampus

    The benefits of caloric restriction (CR) on the protection against age-related neurodegenerative diseases have been the subject of several studies. However, the effects of CR on the central nervous system are ...

    Cristiane Pereira, Patricia Nardin, Daniela Fraga de Souza, Mateus Grings, Guilhian Leipnitz, Carlos Alberto Saraiva Gonçalves, Augusto Schneider, Renata Torres Abib, Sandra Costa Valle and Elizabete Helbig

    Nutrire 2016 41:16

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  16. Review

    Glutamine metabolism and its effects on immune response: molecular mechanism and gene expression

    This article aims to review glutamine metabolism and its effects on the immune response. Selected topics are addressed, particularly the effect of glutamine on cell survival and proliferation, as well as its i...

    Dalila Cunha de Oliveira, Fabiana da Silva Lima, Talita Sartori, Andressa Cristina Antunes Santos, Marcelo Macedo Rogero and Ricardo Ambrosio Fock

    Nutrire 2016 41:14

    Published on: 20 October 2016

  17. Review

    Abdominal obesity and cardiometabolic risk in children and adolescents, are we aware of their relevance?

    Obesity prevalence has increased worldwide over the last decades and has reached alarming rates in low middle-income countries. Childhood has been affected by this epidemic, leading to premature dramatic healt...

    Elsie C. O. Forkert, Tara Rendo-Urteaga, Marcus Vinicius Nascimento-Ferreira, Augusto Cesar Ferreira de Moraes, Luis A. Moreno and Heráclito Barbosa de Carvalho

    Nutrire 2016 41:15

    Published on: 5 October 2016

  18. Research

    Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) seed oil as a naturally rich source of bioactive compounds for nutraceutical purposes

    Characterization of food lipids has triggered the development of applications for the food and health industries. Thus, the lipid profiles of an increasing number of fruits and their seeds have been characteri...

    Luciana Tedesco Yoshime, Illana Louise Pereira de Melo, José Augusto Gasparotto Sattler, Eliane Bonifácio Teixeira de Carvalho and Jorge Mancini-Filho

    Nutrire 2016 41:12

    Published on: 7 September 2016

  19. Research

    Vitamin D role in smoking women and cardiac remodeling

    The objective of the study is to evaluate the influence of serum vitamin D concentrations and smoking status in cardiac structure and function.

    Melaine Priscila Fidelix, Suzana Erico Tanni, Meliza Goi Roscani, Carolina Bonfanti Mesquita, Karime Nafad de Melo Schelini, Bertha Furlan Polegato, Paula Schmidt Azevedo Gaiolla, Marcos Ferreira Minicucci, Leonardo Antonio Memede Zornoff, Silvia Justina Papini, Irma de Godoy and Sergio Alberto Rupp de Paiva

    Nutrire 2016 41:13

    Published on: 24 August 2016

  20. Research

    Intake, bioavailability, and absorption of iron in infants aged 6 to 36 months: an observational study in a Brazilian Well Child Clinic

    Preventing the development of iron deficiency anemia during infancy requires the appropriate complementary foods with high energy, nutrient density, and adequate iron content, as well as high nutrient bioavail...

    Francisca Teresa Veneziano Faleiros, Valéria Nóbrega da Silva, Mary de Assis Carvalho and Nilton Carlos Machado

    Nutrire 2016 41:10

    Published on: 10 August 2016

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