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Dieting, a behavioral phenomenon which is becoming more frequent among adolescents, is certainly involved in the pathogenesis of eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa (AN), and may result in an unbalanced nutrition. Our study aimed at identifying girls with symptoms of AN and describing their diets. We assessed girls with symptoms by using the(More)
During a four month scholarly leave in United States of America, researchers designed a culturally appropriate prevention program for eating disorders (ED) for Brazilian adolescent girls. The program "Se Liga na Nutrição" was modeled on other effective programs identified in a research literature review and was carried out over eleven interactive sessions.(More)
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