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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Research

    Erythrocyte zinc and serum copper in male and female adolescents according to puberty stage at different growth phases

    Considering that modification in body composition and growth velocity leads to alterations in zinc and copper nutritional status, the purpose of the study was to assess erythrocyte zinc and serum copper in ado...

    Andréa Grano Marques, Roseli Oselka Sacardo Sarni, Luiz Anderson Lopes, Emilio Lopes Jr and Olga Maria Silverio Amancio

    Nutrire 2016 41:9

    Published on: 20 July 2016

  6. Research

    Irregular breakfast habits are associated with children’s increased adiposity and children’s and parents’ lifestyle-related behaviors: a population-based cross-sectional study

    Skipping meals, especially breakfast, is related to an increase in adiposity indicators, and this behavior is related to metabolic changes that predispose to the development of chronic diseases, recognized as ...

    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 2016 41:8

    Published on: 15 July 2016

  7. Review

    Seafood lipids and cardiovascular health

    Seafood lipids encompass important healthy nutrients, such as n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs), which may have a significant effect on human cardiovascular health and needs to be supplied by the hum...

    Carlos Cardoso, Cláudia Afonso and Narcisa M. Bandarra

    Nutrire 2016 41:7

    Published on: 1 July 2016

  8. Research

    High-fat diet or low-protein diet changes peritoneal macrophages function in mice

    Obesity and protein malnutrition are major food problems nowadays, affecting billions of people around the world. The nutrition transition that has occurred in recent decades is changing the nutritional profil...

    Ed Wilson Santos, Dalila Cunha de Oliveira, Araceli Hastreiter, Jackeline Soares de Oliveira Beltran, Marcelo Macedo Rogero, Ricardo Ambrósio Fock and Primavera Borelli

    Nutrire 2016 41:6

    Published on: 28 June 2016

  9. Position Statement

    Brazilian Society for Food and Nutrition position statement: gluten-free diet

    Position statement: The Brazilian Society for Food and Nutrition (SBAN) bases the following position statement on a critical analysis of the literature on the indications of a gluten-free (GF) diet. (1) There ...

    Lucas Carminatti Pantaleão, Marcelo Macedo Rogero and Olga Maria Silverio Amancio

    Nutrire 2016 41:4

    Published on: 25 May 2016

  10. Research

    Beverages characterize the nutritional profile of Brazilian adolescents’ breakfast

    The breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and its quality is essential for children and adolescents to maintain proper health condition. However, the nutritional composition of breakfast remains poo...

    Alline dos Santos Correa, Paulo Rogério Melo Rodrigues, Luana Silva Monteiro, Rita Adriana Gomes de Souza, Rosely Sichieri and Rosangela Alves Pereira

    Nutrire 2016 41:3

    Published on: 25 May 2016

  11. Research

    Lipid-lowering properties of protein-rich mucuna product

    The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of protein-rich mucuna product (PRMP) on lipid parameters of hyperlipidemic rats.

    Josiane Therese Metsagang Ngatchic, NicolasYanou Njintang, Clemence Bernard, Julius Oben and Carl Moses Mbofung

    Nutrire 2016 41:2

    Published on: 25 May 2016

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