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  1. Review

    The action of herbal medicine on the libido: aspects of nutritional intervention in increasing sexual desire

    The libido is considered to be a sexual drive in individuals that can be determined and influenced by several factors, such as social, psychological, and hormonal factors. It is known that nutritional aspects ...

    Amanda Cássia da Cruz, Natália Gonçalves Guerra, Kerolayne Esper Barão Pacelhe de Souza, Izabella de Castro Eleutério, Leidhaiane Custódia da Silva, Elaine Gomes Otoni, Michelle Rosa Andrade Alves and Wiliam César Bento Regis

    Nutrire 2017 42:29

    Published on: 5 November 2017

  2. Research

    Anthropometric changes caused by hepatitis C treatment with interferon and ribavirin: which patients and which measures are affected?

    Chronic hepatitis C causes chronic hepatic inflammation, which can lead to cirrhosis, terminal liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma. The treatment aims to achieve viral clearance, but the usage of pegyl...

    L. F. Araújo, M. S. Dorna, L. A. A. Santos, T. B. Lima, M. V. Ietsugu, H. R. C. Nunes, S. A. R. Paiva, G. F. Silva, X. Qi and F. G. Romeiro

    Nutrire 2017 42:21

    Published on: 5 October 2017

  3. Review

    The impact of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) and cranberry products on each component of the metabolic syndrome: a review

    Some studies have shown that cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) has beneficial effects on the components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), a condition characterized by a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors such...

    Nataly Simões Bandiera Thimóteo, Bruna Miglioranza Scavuzzi, Andréa Name Colado Simão and Isaias Dichi

    Nutrire 2017 42:25

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  4. Review

    Role of vitamin D in insulin resistance in obese individuals

    Vitamin D is a fat-soluble compound responsible for promoting intestinal absorption of calcium, and this, in turn, acts as a signal transmitter or activator as protein in secretory processes and release of hor...

    Loanne Rocha dos Santos, Alana Gleyka Amaral Lima, Amanda Ferraz Braz, Stéfany Rodrigues de Sousa Melo, Jennifer Beatriz Silva Morais, Juliana Soares Severo, Ana Raquel Soares de Oliveira, Kyria Jayanne Clímaco Cruz and Dilina do Nascimento Marreiro

    Nutrire 2017 42:17

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  5. Research

    Validation of anthropometric and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) equations to predict total body water in a group of Cameroonian preschool children using deuterium dilution method

    Little information is available on the validity of anthropometry or impedance-based equations for prediction of total body water (TBW) in African children. This study was designed to validate and develop equat...

    Véronique Josette Essa’a, Henriette Thérèse Dimodi, Patricia Marianne Ntsama and Gabriel Nama Medoua

    Nutrire 2017 42:20

    Published on: 5 August 2017

  6. Research

    Behaviorally oriented nutrition education at a Russian summer camp improves children’s dietary choices: a quasi-experimental study

    It is presently unknown whether behaviorally oriented, theory-based nutrition education from a Western context could be effective for improving healthy eating behavior and its psychosocial determinants among R...

    Richard R. Rosenkranz, Natalia Rodicheva, Natalie Updike, Sara K. Rosenkranz and David A. Dzewaltowski

    Nutrire 2017 42:18

    Published on: 5 August 2017

  7. Research

    High C-reactive protein instead of metabolic syndrome is associated with lower bioimpedance phase angle in individuals clinically screened for a lifestyle modification program

    Phase angle (PhA) value is a useful tool for identifying cell membrane integrity dysfunction. It is known that metabolic syndrome (MetS) increases oxidative stress and inflammation; and consequently can promot...

    Fernando Moreto, Natasha A. G. de França, Fernanda F. Gondo, Aliucha Callegari, José E. Corrente, Roberto C. Burini and Erick P. de Oliveira

    Nutrire 2017 42:15

    Published on: 5 August 2017

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    Patterns of lifestyle-related behaviors and parents’ overweight are associated with increased body adiposity in schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study in Portugal

    This study evaluated the association between lifestyle-related behavior patterns and weight status indicators in schoolchildren.

    Paulo Rogério Melo Rodrigues, Rosangela Alves Pereira, Ana Margarida Sebastião Santana, Augusta Gama, Isabel Mourão Carvalhal, Helena Nogueira, Vitor Rosado-Marques and Cristina Padez

    Nutrire 2017 42:23

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  9. Research

    Phytochemical profile and gastroprotective potential of Myrcianthes pungens fruits and leaves

    The last decade has been marked by increasing data regarding gastroinstestinal diseases, specially gastritis and ulcer. In order to prevent or treat these diseases, many studies have demonstrated the potential...

    Amanda Lorga de Almeida, Maria Luisa Maes Lima Beleza, Adriana Campos, Roseane Leandra da Rosa, Sérgio Faloni de Andrade, Valdir Cechinel Filho and Luciane Angela Nottar Nesello

    Nutrire 2017 42:24

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  10. Research

    The influence of obesity by a diet high in saturated fats and carbohydrates balance in the manifestation of systemic complications and comorbidities

    The aim of this study is to test the hypothesis that obesity induced by a diet rich in saturated fats and balanced in carbohydrates is associated with the development of systemic complications and comorbidities.

    Caroline Soares Adorni, Camila Renata Corrêa, Danielle Fernandes Vileigas, Dijon Henrique Salomé de Campos, Carlos Roberto Padovani, Igor Otávio Minatel and Antonio Carlos Cicogna

    Nutrire 2017 42:16

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  11. Research

    Clinical and nutritional factors associated with dialysis initiation and mortality in chronic kidney disease

    Chronic kidney disease is worldwide recognized as a public health problem due to high rates of morbidity and mortality. At the end stage of the disease, which the glomerular filtration rate is equal or less th...

    Mariana Cassani de Oliveira, Thaysse Montebello Tapias, Cassiana Regina de Góes, Luis Cuadrado Martin, André Luís Balbi, Marina Nogueira Berbel Bufarah and Francieli Cristina Delatim Vannini

    Nutrire 2017 42:14

    Published on: 28 June 2017

  12. Research

    Polymorphisms in PPARG and APOE: relationships with lipid profile of adolescents with cardiovascular risk factors

    Cardiovascular diseases constitute the main death cause worldwide resulting from a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors, and the prevalence among younger individuals has increased. It is important to e...

    Maira Chiquito Alves, Carla Cristina de Morais, Elaine Moura Augusto, Dulcineia Saes Parra Abdalla, Maria Aderuza Horst and Cristiane Cominetti

    Nutrire 2017 42:13

    Published on: 27 June 2017

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    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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

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