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Inadequate nutrient intake among the Brazilian elderly: National Dietary Survey 2008-2009.
TLDR
A high prevalence of inadequate intake of nutrients recognized as being protective against chronic diseases among the Brazilian elderly is found, with calcium and magnesium showing the highest prevalence in all regions.
Determinantes do consumo de frutas e hortaliças em adolescentes por regressão quantílica Determinants of fruit and vegetable intake in adolescents using quantile regression
TLDR
According to quantile regression models, adjusted for energy intake, age group and sex, per capita household income and head of household’s level of education were positively associated with fruit and vegetable intake, whereas smoking habit showed a negative association.
Reaching culturally acceptable and adequate diets at the lowest cost increment according to income level in Brazilian households
TLDR
To identify food choices allowing the fulfillment of nutritionally adequate diets resembling actual food patterns at the lowest cost achievable for the Brazilian population, stratified by income level, linear programming models were performed.
Is the food frequency consumption essential as covariate to estimate usual intake of episodically consumed foods?
TLDR
The use of the indicator variable instead the FFQ appears as a good alternative to estimate usual intake of episodically consumed foods.
The influence of breakfast and dairy products on dietary calcium and vitamin D intake in postpubertal adolescents and young adults.
TLDR
The results indicate that a regular breakfast and the consumption of dairy products represent important strategies in improving calcium and vitamin D intake in the diet.
Adherence to the food guide for the Brazilian population
TLDR
The intake of food groups related to increased risk of chronic diseases were found to be inadequate and the highest income group had the lowest inadequacy for oils, fat and seeds.
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