Débora Fernanda Basso

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Obesity has been pointed out as a risk factor for higher prevalence of asthma and asthma-related symptoms in adolescents. The objective was to evaluate the relationship between the prevalence of asthma and obesity in adolescents living in Santa Maria and surroundings (state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil), applying the International Study of Asthma(More)
Fruit and vegetable losses that occur after the harvest and transportation are related to a plurality of different factors but the primary causes are mechanical damages that occur due to impact, compression, and vibration. Every day, tons of foods are lost due to bad handling, transportation and storage. These losses must be avoided and the development of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between the increase of body mass index and the prevalence and severity of asthma in adolescents from Santa Maria, in southern Brazil, and surrounding regions. METHOD A cross-sectional, observational, population-based study was carried out with 4,010 schoolchildren aged 13 and 14 years, without any gender(More)
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