Association between sarcopenic obesity, muscle strength and risk of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic diseases in the elderly: A systematic review
ABSTRACT To describe the findings in the literature about the association between sarcopenic obesity, muscle strength and risk factors and/or cardiometabolic or cardiovascular diseases in the elderly. A research was carried out in the following databases: Medical Literature Analysis and Retrievel System Online, Web of Science, Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ci ências da Saúde (Latin America and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature) and Capes Journals, using the following search terms in English, Spanish and Portuguese: “ obesity sarcopenic ” OR “ sarcopenic obesity ” in the ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - December 3, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Nutritional status of elderly assisted in primary care and their relationship with social determinants of health
Conclusion Among the social determinants of health, the nutritional status of the elderly was associated with marital status, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and basic sanitation. The social setting of the elderly is associated with their nutritional status.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar a influ ência de determinantes sociais da saúde no estado nutricional de idosos assistidos na atenção básica em uma comunidade do Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil. Métodos Trata-se de um estudo de corte transversal com abordagem analítica. O universo foi composto por 129 idosos usuários de uma...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - December 3, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Relationship between overweight at 6 years of age and socioeconomic conditions at birth, breastfeeding, initial feeding practices and birth weight
Conclusion In this study, breastfeeding showed to be a protective factor for overweight.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar a rela ção entre excesso de peso aos 6 anos de idade e condições socioeconômicas ao nascimento, amamentação, práticas iniciais de alimentação e peso ao nascer. Métodos Foi realizado um estudo transversal, envolvendo 473 escolares de 6 anos de idade de escolas públicas e privadas, residentes em um município do sul do Brasil. Dados sócio-demográficos e referentes à amamentação e outras pr&aa...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - December 3, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Composition of a maternal high fat diet rich in satured fats and omega 3 in gestation and lactation for studies with rodents
Conclusion The formulated diets with a higher amount of saturated fatty acids meet the nutritional requirements of the gestation and lactation period. The high fat diet with omega 3 was able to attenuate the changes observed in dams and their offspring.RESUMO Objetivo Elaborar uma dieta hiperlip ídica rica em gorduras saturadas e suplementada com ômega 3 para estudos experimentais em roedores. Métodos Foram utilizados ingredientes industriais e purificados na elaboração das dietas, e o óleo de linhaça como fonte de ômega 3 na concentração de 3,5% (v/m). As...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - December 3, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Thirty-day β-hydroxy-βmethylbutyrate supplementation with a controlled diet does not alter the morphological and morphometric characteristics of the rat diaphragm muscle
ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the β -hydroxy- β methylbutyrate supplementation influence on the morphological and morphometric characteristics of the diaphragm muscle of rats and verify whether there are sex differences. Methods Experimental study with 48 Wistar rats (24 of each sex) divided into 3 groups: Control Group: in which a daily diet with saline solution was offered; Experimental Group: the same amount of food from the Control group consumed in the previous day and 0.3g/kg of β -hydroxy- β methylbutyrate; Ad libitum Experimental Group: ad libitum feeding with the same dose of the supplement. T...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - December 3, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Malnutrition and cardiovascular risk in haemodialysis patients with chronic kidney disease
Conclusion A high prevalence of malnutrition and of other risk factors for cardiovascular disease were observed. Such factors included diabetes Mellitus, smoking and former smoker conditions and were associated with malnutrition. Inaddition, it was found that malnourished individuals were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease within 10 years.RESUMO Objetivo Verificar associa ção entre estado nutricional e fatores de riscos cardiovasculares tradicionais e não tradicionais em pacientes em hemodiálise. Métodos Estudo transversal com 132 pacientes maiores de 18 anos em hemodiál...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - November 11, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Nutritionists and the comprehensive care of overweight individuals in primary care
Conclusion The different nature of the barriers identifi ed were overlapped, which reveal the need for professional qualifi cation along with the consolidation of an appropriate care model for chronic noncommunicable diseases such as obesity.RESUMO Objetivo Este estudo buscou compreender, a partir da percep ção dos nutricionistas, as diferentes naturezas dos desafiospara o cuidado integral dos indivíduos com excesso de peso na atenção básica. Métodos Trata-se de um estudo qualitativo com profissionais da atenção básica do Distrito Federal, Brasil. Foram ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - November 11, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Pelvic, anorectal and urinary symptoms according to the nutritional status of adult women: A cross-sectional study
ABSTRACT To review the occurrence of pelvic, anorectal and urinary symptoms according to the nutritional status of adultwomen. Methods This is a cross-sectional study with 54 women, aged 18 to 35 years, divided into normal weight (
Source: Revista de Nutricao - November 11, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Agreement between two Meal Quality Indexes adapted to evaluate food consumption of institutionalized elderly
Conclusion The two indexes reviewed show a good agreement between them and common characteristics. The number of components is higher in the MMQI and may represent a more detailed assessment of meal quality.RESUMO Objetivo Avaliar a concord ância entre dois índices de qualidade da refeição adaptados para idosos, evidenciando suas semelhanças e diferenças. Métodos Estudo de concordância realizado com 322 idosos institucionalizados. Os dados de consumo alimentar foram coletados pelo método de registro alimentar por pesagem, em dois dias não consecutivos. For...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - October 18, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Dietary assessment of women surviving breast cancer according to the Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population
ABSTRACT Objective Review the diet and nutritional status of women surviving breast cancer following the Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted with 201 women, who underwent anthropometric measurements to determine body mass index, waist circumference and waist/hip ratio. Dietary assessment was performed usinga food frequency questionnaire. Consumption was stratifi ed into four groups: fresh/minimally processed food (Group 1), processed food ingredients (Group 2), processed food (Group 3) and ultra-processed food (Group 4).The ratio of daily contribution of each food ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - October 18, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome in adolescents and its association with diet quality
ABSTRACT Objective Analyzing the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its association with adolescent diet quality. Methods Cross-sectional research with 327 adolescents from public and private high schools of Teresina, Piau í. Socioeconomic, anthropometric, and food consumption data were analyzed to obtain the Brazilian Healthy Eating Index-Revised. Moreover, data related to metabolic syndrome (blood glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference, triglycerides, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) were also analyz ed. Continuous variables were described by means, standard deviations, and 95% confi dence interva...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - October 18, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Association between the habit of reading food labels and health-related factors in elderly individuals of the community
ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the association between the habit of reading food labels and health related factors in elderly individuals who are members of social groups in the city of Governador Valadares, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Methods This cross-sectional study interviewed 141 individuals, members of elderly social groups. The socioeconomic and health profile was defined based on sex, age, marital status, educational level, disease occurrence, use of medication, physical exercise and self-perception of health. The habit of reading the food labels was assessed through the question: “ Do you read ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - September 27, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

The experience of community urban gardens: Social organization and food security
Conclusion Insufficient policies limited technical support and financing were observed in this segment, although there were contributions to the generation of work opportunities, supply and access to food. The study showed a strong link between community gardens and strategies to promote Food and Nutrition Security.RESUMO Objetivo Caracterizar as hortas urbanas comunit árias de Salvador-Bahia, quanto à organização social, ao trabalho, à oferta e o acesso aos alimentos, em alinhamento ao conceito de Segurança Alimentar. Métodos Realizou-se estudo transversal, explorató...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - September 13, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

The effect of diet and aerobic exercise on Premenstrual Syndrome: Randomized controlled trial
Conclusion It was found that diet and aerobic exercise were effective in reducing the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea intensity in female students with premenstrual syndrome.RESUMO Objetivo Este estudo foi feito para determinar a efetividade do exerc ício aeróbico e dietéticos em alunos mulheres com Síndrome Pré-Menstrual que estudaram na universidade pública. Métodos Este estudo foi conduzido como um ensaio clínico randomizado controlado na universidade pública EM 2018. A população do estudo foi composta por todas as mulheres d...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - August 20, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Randomized controlled trial protocol: A quanti-quali approach for analyzing the results of an intervention on the waiting list for bariatric surgery
Conclusion This study protocol describes the methodology used in the study of educational intervention for the promotion of health care of patients on the waiting list for bariatric surgery. It shows that there is similarity between the baseline comparis on groups. Registro Brasileiro de Ensaios Clínicos (Brazilian Clinical Trials Registry), RBR-775y3d.RESUMO Objetivo Descrever protocolo de ensaio cl ínico randomizado e resultados de linha de base dos efeitos de intervenção interdisciplinar de um ano, com usuários do sistema público de saúde na fila de espera para cirurgia b...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - August 20, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Brazilian postgraduate programs in Food and Nutrition: Considerations on evaluation procedures
ABSTRACT This essay aims to present some considerations on the development of research and teaching skills, intellectual production, and current situation of stricto sensu postgraduate programs in Food and Nutrition, particularly of professional and academic master ’ s and doctoral programs currently classified in the evaluation category Nutrition by the Coordena ção de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior. The elements of evaluation procedures are discussed, as are the scores given to the programs in the most recent Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - August 20, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Government-Subsidized Restaurants as promoters of the realization of the Human Right to Adequate Food: Proposal of an evaluation model
Conclusion The findings point to the need for advances in evaluation methodologies that contemplate Food and Nutrition Security as the guiding principle of the actions performed by Government-Subsidized Restaurants. Thus, the evaluation matrix presented aims to contribute to the improvement of the GSR as a multifunctional tool, promoter of Food and Nutrition Security and the realization of the Human Right to Adequate Food within the National Food and Nutrition Security Policy.RESUMO Objetivo Apresentar um modelo de avalia ção para os Restaurantes Populares no âmbito da Política Nacional de Segura...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - August 15, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Body image distortion and dissatisfaction in incarcerated women
Conclusion Most female inmates were dissatisfied with their bodies and distort their body image, indicating the need for these aspects to be included in the he alth promotion actions in the prison system.RESUMO Objetivo Estimar a preval ência da distorção e da insatisfação com a Imagem Corporal e identificar seus fatores associados numa população de mulheres encarceradas em regime fechado. Métodos Estudo observacional transversal realizado com mulheres reclusas (n=107) do Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil. Foram coletadas inform ações pessoais sociodemogr&aacut...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - August 12, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Association between physical inactivity in leisure, work, commuting, and household domains and nutritional status in adults in the capital cities of Brazil
ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the association between different domains (leisure, work, commuting, and household) of physical activity, independent and cumulative, and excess weight and obesity in Brazilian adults. Methods This is a cross-sectional survey, conducted in 2015, through telephone interviews with a representative sample of adults from the capitals of Brazil. Physical inactivity was defined as non-participation in predefined physical activities for each assessed domain. Excess weight (Body Mass Index?25kg/m2) and obesity (Body Mass Index?30kg/m2) were determined from self-reported measurements of weight and ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.) supplementation may contribute to raising the levels of vitamin B12: An option for the vegan diet
Conclusion It was deduced that a chia-rich diet has no effect on the renal function and is not able to reverse aluminum-induced hepatotoxicity; however, it may be of benefit against vitamin B12 insufficiency and thus, it may offer a novel treatment option which is particularly important in the vegan diet.RESUMO Objetivo A semente de chia, um antigo pseudocereal, é rica em ácidos graxos ômega-3 e polifenóis e tem sido sugerida como tendo vários benefícios para a saúde. Embora tenha ganhado popularidade entre os nutricionistas, na verdade, pouco se sabe sobre os efeitos e inter...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

The potential effects of dietary food and beverage intakes on the risk of kidney stone formation
This study was conducted on 44 healthy individuals and 44 patients diagnosed with nephrolithiasis and aging between 20 and 65 years. Participants shared their salt consumption habits, daily fluid consumption amounts and general information about themselves in a questionnaire form. In addition, food and beverage consumption frequencies of participants were recorded through a food frequency questionnaire. Results Salt consumption frequencies of patients are higher than that of healthy individuals in both genders (p
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Food and nutrition (in)security in families of farmers who supply the National School Feeding Program
The objective of this study was to evaluate the situation of food and nutritional (in)security in families of farmers who supply the National School Feeding Program. Methods It is a cross-sectional study with 27 families of farmers (n=91). The socioeconomic, anthropometric, biochemical, food availability and perception of food insecurity indicators of the Brazilian Food Insecurity Scale, as well as the time of supply and annual income originating from the program, were evaluated. Results Food insecurity, as measured by the scale, was present in 25.9% (n=7) of the families. Food insecurity was associated with socioeconomic ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Maternal attitudes, beliefs and practices related to the feeding and nutritional status of schoolchildren
Conclusion Nutritional interventions should focus on stimulating the parents ’ sense of responsibility for the child ’ s nutrition, as well as on promoting the frequent monitoring of the child ’ s food intake.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar a rela ção entre as atitudes, crenças e práticas maternas e o consumo alimentar e o estado nutricional da criança. Métodos Estudo transversal com 563 pares mães-crianças. Mães responderam questionário online que coletava as seguintes informações: dados sociodemográficos, estado nutricio...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Erratum
Conclusion Calibrated FFQ with portions estimated from the own target population obtained better estimates of dietary intake, with values considerably more similar to those obtained with the reference method.RESUMO Objetivo Comparar estimativas de ingest ão alimentar de Questionário de Frequência Alimentar em conjunto a duas abordagens: porções obtidas de Recordatórios-24h aplicados na população de estudo, e equações de calibração, calculadas a partir dos mesmos Recordatórios-24h. Métodos Foram descritas medianas e intervalos d...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 10, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Improvement in dietary intake estimates through the combined use of different approaches
Conclusion Calibrated FFQ with portions estimated from the own target population obtained better estimates of dietary intake, with values considerably more similar to those obtained with the reference method.RESUMO Objetivo Comparar estimativas de ingest ão alimentar de Questionário de Frequência Alimentar em conjunto a duas abordagens: porções obtidas de Recordatórios-24h aplicados na população de estudo, e equações de calibração, calculadas a partir dos mesmos Recordatórios-24h. Métodos Foram descritas medianas e intervalos d...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 4, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Acquisition of family farm foods in municipalities of São Paulo state: The influence of the management of the School Feeding Program and municipal characteristics
ABSTRACT Objective To describe and analyze the implementation aspects of the purchase of food from family farms, according to the management of the School Feeding Program and characteristics of municipalities in the state of S ão Paulo. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study, including 25 municipalities from São Paulo that purchased from family farms for school feeding, where 105 schools were drawn, in 2013, to verify: knowledge of the Law No.11,947/2009, disclosure of the purchasing process, guidance o n the management of food, kitchen improvements, variety of food purchased and the use ≤ ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - June 4, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Ultra-processed food consumption and obesity in adolescents
Conclusion The significant contribution of ultra-processed foods to daily calories is evidence of a poor diet of this population of young people, although this has not been shown as a factor associated with excess weight. Therefore, there is an urgent need for public policies that discourage the consumption of these products and encourage the return to a traditional diet.RESUMO Objetivo Avaliar a rela ção entre o consumo de alimentos ultraprocessados e indicadores de obesidade em adolescentes. Métodos Estudo transversal com amostra de conveniência de 200 adolescentes de 10 a 18 anos, de Campinas ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - May 23, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Factors associated with the consumption of fi ve daily servings of fruits and vegetables by students
ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate and associate the frequency of consumption of five daily servings of fruits and vegetables with socioeconomic and demographic factors of students in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil. Methods A cross-sectional study with a sample stratified by clusters of 1,578 students aged 7 to 17 in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul (Rio Grande do Sul state), Brazil. Volunteers were asked whether they consumed five daily servings of fruits and vegetables. This consumption was classified as irregular or regular. Data regarding gender, age, socioeconomic status, domicile area, and information on the nutritio...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - May 23, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Potential drug-food interactions in patients hospitalized in the Cardiology Unit
Conclusion Drug-Food Interactions occur with commonly used drugs, for example omeprazole and acetylsalicylic acid. However, health teams do not know or identify a substantial part of interactions. This factor leads to an exposure to risks related to changes in drug response and patient safety.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar as potenciais intera ções fármaco-alimento identificadas a partir das prescrições medicamentosas de pacientes internados no Serviço de Cardiologia de um Hospital Universitário. Métodos Trata-se de um estudo quantitativo, descritivo e transversal, realizad...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - May 23, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Ingestion of a drink containing carbohydrate increases the number of bench press repetitions
Conclusion It is concluded that a previous intake of carbohydrate is useful in improving performance in resistance exercises, providing an increase in the individual ’ s perception of effort.RESUMO Objetivo O presente estudo teve como objetivo verificar os efeitos da ingest ão prévia de carboidrato no número de repetições durante o exercício supino reto em indivíduos praticantes de musculação. Métodos Oito participantes fisicamente ativos do sexo masculino (21,3±2,7 anos, 176±5cm, 73,12±6,12kg) com experiência míni...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - May 23, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Erratum
Conclusion It was established new equations for calculating the size of the physical area for school food services and the required number of food handlers. These new equations can be used as a starting point in management planning of a school food service.RESUMO Objective Estabelecer equa ções para o dimensionamento da área física e do número de manipuladores em serviços de alimentação escolar comparando-as com equações de referência. Métodos Foram visitados, entre 2013 e 2014, 44 municípios localizados nos estados de São Paul...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - May 16, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Dimensioning of the physical area and required number of food handlers for school food services
Conclusion It was established new equations for calculating the size of the physical area for school food services and the required number of food handlers. These new equations can be used as a starting point in management planning of a school food service.RESUMO Objective Estabelecer equa ções para o dimensionamento da área física e do número de manipuladores em serviços de alimentação escolar comparando-as com equações de referência. Métodos Foram visitados, entre 2013 e 2014, 44 municípios localizados nos estados de São Paul...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - March 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Food and social identity: Rural lives that appear through food
Conclusion Eating, in addition to the biological and individual, can also be apprehended as a complex and revealing sociocultural phenomenon, including ways of belonging to a group. With food a marked rural identity appears, mainly through reactions to stigmata.RESUMO Objective Analisar as intera ções entre a comida e a identidade explorando o comer cotidiano de uma comunidade rural. Procurou-se, a partir do referencial teórico da Dádiva, expor leituras de uma identidade rural que os interlocutores da pesquisa fizeram aparecer a partir do comer, partindo do princípio de que analisar a r e...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - March 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Eighty years of undergraduate education in nutrition in Brazil: An analysis of the 2009-2018 period
Conclusion With 1,803 undergraduate courses in Nutrition in Brazil, of which the majority is composed of distance learning courses, the current scenario may be the most dramatic in the history of nutrition education in Brazil. Care must be taken to ensure that it is consistent, marked by opportunities for learning in society, in which the student can develop an investigative, critical, innovative spirit, having their professional identities clear in a multidisciplinary work team. The expansion of the offer of undergraduate courses in Nutrition did not correct regional asymmetries.RESUMO Objective Realizar an álise d...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - March 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Food insecurity and overweight among government-backed economy restaurant workers
Conclusion It was evidenced an occurrence of overweight among government-backed economy restaurant workers, which was associated with age, income and job position. Food insecurity prevalence was associated with income and quality of life perception. Although the sample work in a food and nutritional security promotion program, it is necessary to recommend actions aimed at the promotion of healthy eating habits.Resumo Objetivo Analisar a ocorr ência e os fatores associados à insegurança alimentar e ao excesso de peso entre trabalhadores dos restaurantes populares de uma metrópole brasileira. M&eac...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 14, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Cooking Skills Index: Development and reliability assessment
Conclusion The Cooking Skills Index has a good reliability and is therefore recommended to evaluate cooking skills confidence in Brazilian studies developed in contexts similar to those of this study.Resumo Objetivo Descrever o desenvolvimento de um instrumento que avalia a confian ça no desempenho de habilidades culinárias consideradas relevantes no Brasil, e avaliar sua confiabilidade. Métodos O Índice de Habilidades Culinárias foi desenvolvido com base na crença de autoeficácia e tendo como referencial teórico o Guia Alimentar para a População Brasile...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 14, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Food practices and their meanings in the daily routine of a university
Conclusion It was possible to identify barriers and desires related to food practices in the daily life of the university. This study demonstrated that changing the eating behavior of an academic community is a major challenge for wellness programs, even for an institution that produces and disseminates scientific knowledge.RESUMO Objetivo Este trabalho teve como objetivo conhecer e analisar os significados socioculturais das pr áticas alimentares cotidianas revelados pela comunidade de uma universidade brasileira no contexto de um programa de bem estar para sua comunidade e entornos. Métodos Foram realizadas...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Nutritional composition of fad diets published on websites and blogs
Conclusion Long-term dieting can be a risk factor for several deficiency diseases and may endanger the health of individuals.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar quantitativamente dietas dispon íveis em blogs e sites. Métodos Analisou-se 15 cardápios de dietas intituladas: Low Carb, Dieta Sem Glúten e Jejum Intermitente utilizando o software, Virtual Nutri. Os nutrientes analisados foram: carboidratos, fibras, proteínas, lipídios, iodo, sódio, cálcio, magnésio, ferro, zinco, mang anês, potássio, fósforo, cobre, selênio, vitaminas A, C, B6, B12, D,...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Satisfaction of nutritionists who work in food service
ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the job satisfaction of nutritionists who work in food service in the state of Paran á (Brazil). Methods A survey was carried out with 249 nutritionists through a semi-structured online questionnaire, which assessed their profile, professional activities, and job satisfaction. The Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis tests and the ordinal logistic regression at a 5% significance level were applied to evaluate the differences and relationship between job satisfaction and the independent variables. Results The average age of the survey participants was 31.9±6.4 years, the majority was ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Evaluation of the biological quality of defatted pequi (Caryocar brasiliense Cambess) seed flour protein supplemented with lysine to rats (Rattus norvegicus)
Conclusion These findings have shown an effect of supplementation on the protein efficiency ratio when comparing the test diets, however, when compared to the control group, no improvement was found.RESUMO Objetivo O bioma cerrado é rico em espécies frutíferas que destacam-se por suas qualidades sensoriais e por apresentarem potencialidades no mercado de polpas e amêndoas. Dentre essas espécies, o pequi merece atenção porque possui uma amêndoa rica em proteínas e que é pouco explorada. Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar a qualidade biológica da ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Increased sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is associated with poorer dietary quality: A cross-sectional population-based study
Conclusion The results of our study suggest that higher sugar-sweetened beverages consumption was associated with poorer dietary quality. Planning public health policies aimed at decreasing sugar-sweetened beverages consumption is essential to increase dietary quality and reduce the incidence of noncommunicable diseases.RESUMO Objetivo Avaliar a associa ção entre a qualidade da dieta e o consumo de bebidas açucaradas em adolescentes, adultos e idosos residentes da cidade de São Paulo, Brasil. Métodos Foram utilizados dados provenientes do Inquérito de Saúde de São Pau...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Nutritionist’s job market: 80 years of history
Conclusion In addition to the increase in the number of professionals, there were adjustments in specific labor legislation, as well as geographical repositioning, diversification and expansion of the job market. It is necessary to move ahead, mainly in what concerns a more extended and holistic understanding of the profession.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar a expans ão do número de nutricionistas e aspectos do mercado de trabalho do profissional na última década Métodos Ensaio crítico realizado com base em revisão da literatura e em dados oficiais fornecidos pelos Conselhos e outr...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Public policies of food and nutrition in Brazil: From Lula to Temer
Conclusion This period presents an expansion and qualification of public policies on food and nutrition, mainly in the Lula and Dilma administration, with setbacks in the Temer administration, in which continuous budget cuts weaken social, hunger reduction, poverty reduction and food and nutrition security policies.RESUMO Objetivo Realizar an álise da política pública de alimentação e nutrição no Brasil, com ênfase nos últimos quinze anos (2003-2018). Métodos Análise histórico-documental, realizada a partir de levantamento bibliográfi...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

The 80-year history of the professional associations of nutritionists in Brazil: A historical-documentary analysis
Conclusion The professional associations of nutritionists have played an important role in the process of professionalization and legitimacy of training and performance of the profession in the country. There are indications of the unified performance of professional associations, but it is still incipient and scarce. Nowadays, unified, transparent and committed action of these professional associations is imperative for the professionalization and improvements of the working conditions of Brazilian nutritionists.RESUMO Objetivo Realizar mapeamento da trajet ória histórica das entidades de classe do nutricion...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - February 5, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Strategic evaluation of the Food and Nutrition Security Plan of the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Conclusion It is hoped that the results of this research can qualify the Plan researched, as well as stimulate reflections for the construction of Plans in the other Brazilian states.RESUMO Objetivo Realizou-se pesquisa avaliativa, do tipo an álise estratégica, para verificar a pertinência do Plano de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional de Santa Catarina ao conceito brasileiro de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional. Métodos Para a avaliação, foi utilizada uma matriz contendo 7 dimensões, 16 subdimensões e 35 indicadores, avaliados segundo os juízos de ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Improvement of nutritional quality of local dishes and their acceptance by children of different ages
Conclusion Children easily accept the addition of amaranth to the dishes they are accustomed to, as it does not change their food culture. It is possible to improve child nutrition by designing healthier dishes and incorporating them into the daily cooking of those who prepare the food.RESUMO Objetivo A inseguran ça alimentar e a desnutrição infantil são temas centrais de muitos programas alimentares ao redor do mundo; no entanto, esses índices não diminuem. É preciso criar estratégias para aumentar a eficácia dos programas de desenvolvimento nutricional. A pre...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Content validity of an educational workshop based on the Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population
Conclusion The protocol was considered appropriate for its purpose and with potential application in the different scenarios of primary health care in Brazil.RESUMO Objetivo Descrever o desenvolvimento e valida ção de um protocolo de oficina de educação permanente para implementação do Guia Alimentar para a População Brasileira no âmbito da atenção primária à saúde. Métodos Este estudo descritivo foi desenvolvido no estado de São Paulo. Participaram do estudo 20-25 profissionais de saúde na fase de experime...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Healthy eating through the eyes of adolescents: A qualitative analysis of messages from the Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population
Conclusion To facilitate understanding of the Dietary Guidelines, the wording of its messages must be adapted, and the discussion about healthy eating and proper diet must be broadened to ascribe greater value to the act of cooking in this population.RESUMO Objetivo Avaliar a interpreta ção sobre as mensagens do Guia Alimentar para a População Brasileira na ótica de adolescentes. Métodos Estudo qualitativo com adolescentes distribuídos em rodas de conversa. Cada grupo trabalhou com mensagens sobre alimentação saudável do Guia Alimentar e foram orientados...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Measuring the quality of main meals: Validation of a meal quality index
Conclusion The index might be a useful tool for assessing the nutritional quality of meals and for monitoring and comparing groups.RESUMO Objetivo Avaliar a validade interna e a confiabilidade do índice de qualidade das principais refeições. Métodos O indicador, Índice de Qualidade de Refeição, inclui dez componentes, com pontuação final que varia de 0 a 100 pontos. Estratégias de avaliação do desempenho do indicador incluíram: avaliação da validade de conteúdo, validade de construto, validade discriminante e con...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research

Intuitive eating in youth: Its relationship with nutritional status
ABSTRACT Objective To determine intuitive eating in young adults and the effects of factors such as gender, Body Mass Index and dietary intake, and dietary adequacy on intuitive eating. Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted with students at Gazi University in Ankara (N=665; 17.6% men; 82.4% women). The questionnaire, including the general characteristics, anthropometric measurements, Intuitive Eating Scale-2, and 24-H Dietary Recall sections, were applied to all participants. For the evaluation of the diet, Nutrient Adequacy Ratio and Mean Adequacy Ratio were used. Results The mean Intuitive Eating Scale-2 score...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - January 21, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: research