Flávia Emília Leite de Lima

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To assess the reproducibility of a validated 76-item food frequency questionnaire designed to estimate diet in adolescents (Adolescent Food Frequency Questionnaire--AFFQ) in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a test-retest study was conducted (n = 49). Intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC), weighted kappa, and percentage of agreement were used in both crude(More)
A hospital-based case-control study was performed from August 2002 to November 2003 in Northeast Brazil. Eighty-nine women were recruited with histologically confirmed breast cancer (age 30-80 years), matched for age with 94 controls. Food consumption of cases and controls was evaluated by foods and food groups, categorized in consumption tertiles. Odds(More)
The high prevalence and the socio-functional impairment associated with depressive disorders, added to the limitations of currently available treatments, justify the search for novel pharmacological strategies for the management of depression. This chapter presents the major results of animal and human studies conducted by a group of Brazilian researchers(More)
INTRODUCTION This study deals with perceptions of beneficiaries of the 'Bolsa Familia' Program, in Curitiba, southern Brazil, about their feeding habits. OBJECTIVE To understand the perceptions of participants of the 'Bolsa Família' Program on the quality of their food. METHOD A qualitative study based on the critical-interpretive tradition, which used(More)
This study evaluated the quality of diet of the population receiving the Bolsa Familia Program in Curitiba, state of Parana, Brazil. It was a population-based cross-sectional study, conducted from July 2006 to July 2007. 747 beneficiaries were interviewed from 19 years of age, of both genders. A 24 hour-recall was implemented in order to assess the quality(More)
Hamid Abdollahi Heidi Abrahamse Geraldo Abreu Václava Adámková H Lee Adamo Hermann Agis Gulsah Akin Hakan Akin Cassio Alencar Ana Lŭcia Almeida Delilah Alonso Leticia Alvarenga Ana Andabak Rogulj Juanita Anders Sebastiano Andreana Akira Aoki Praveen Arany Wanessa Aras Patricia Armati Cem Atabey O. Sahap Atik Rodolfo Avila Ivona Bago Anja Baraba G. Baxter(More)
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