Gisele Queiroz Carvalho

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the peripheral expression of inflammatory markers in adolescents with different nutritional status and its correlation with parameters of the metabolic syndrome. Seventy-two female postpubescent adolescents were divided into 3 groups: eutrophic (Co), eutrophic with a high body fat percentage (HBF), and overweight(More)
BACKGROUND Excessive body fat, mainly abdominal fat, is associated with higher cardiovascular risk. However, a fat localisation measurement that would be more indicative of risk in adolescents has not yet been established. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted in order to evaluate the correlation between body fat location measurements and cardiovascular(More)
BACKGROUND adolescents with excess body fat and eutrophic had the same metabolic changes expected in obese individuals. OBJECTIVE to evaluate body composition, anthropometric changes, biochemical and clinical characteristics of female adolescents. METHODS a total of 113 adolescents from public schools in Viçosa, MG, divided into three groups: group 1 -(More)
Objective: To verify the correlation between body fat location measurements with the body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage (BF%) and height, according to the nutritional status in female adolescents. Methods: A controlled cross-sectional study was carried out with 113 adolescents (G1: 38 with normal weight, but with high body fat level, G2: 40 with(More)
OBJECTIVE Assess diagnostic validity of four reference tables for waist circumference in female teenagers in order to detect lipid alterations, hyperinsulin, elevated homeostasis model assessment (HOMA), hyperleptinemia and excess of body adiposity. METHODS A total of 133 female subjects, ranging from 14 to 19 years of age , were evaluated. All(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the correlation between body fat location measurements with the body mass index (BMI), percentage of body fat (%BF) and stature, according to the nutritional status in female adolescents. METHODS A controlled cross sectional study was carried out with 113 adolescents (G1: 38 eutrophic, but with high body fat level, G2: 40 eutrophic and(More)
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