Juliana Farias de Novaes

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between calcium intake and serum vitamin D levels and childhood obesity by an integrative review. DATA SOURCE The research was conducted in the databases PubMed/medLine, Science Direct and SciELO with 2001 to 2014 publications. We used the combined terms in English: "children" and "calcium" or "children" and "vitamin(More)
This cross-sectional study aimed to: (i) investigate whether obesity and overweight defined according to body mass index (BMI) are good predictors of body fat excess, abdominal adiposity and hypertension in 769 Brazilian children aged 6-11 years, (ii) assess the relationship between overweight/obesity and cardiovascular risk factors. Overweight and obesity(More)
OBJECTIVE To address the association between food and nutrition insecurity and cardiometabolic risk factors in childhood and adolescence. DATA SOURCE Articles were selected from the Medline, Lilacs and SciELO databases with no publication date limit, involving children and adolescents, using the descriptors: food and nutrition security, diabetes mellitus,(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform a review of studies of food consumption and nutritional adaptation in Brazilian infants pointing the main findings and limitations of these studies. DATA SOURCE The articles were selected from Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (Lilacs) (Latin-American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences), Scientific(More)
The objective of this study was to compare the anthropometry, body composition and biochemical profile between eutrophic and obese children, as well as to relate the children's nutritional state and body composition to those of their respective parents. A control-case study was carried out with 50 eutrophic and 50 obese children paired according to gender,(More)
In light of the importance of studying instruments that assess the food quality of the population, this study sought to conduct a systematic review of the quality of the diet of the Brazilian population using the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and duly analyzing its methodology and results. The major electronic databases were used for the selection of studies.(More)
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