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Diet and cancer in Northeast Brazil: evaluation of eating habits and food group consumption in relation to breast cancer.
TLDR
Red and fried meat may be risk factors, and intake of fruit, beans, and dairy products may protect against breast cancer.
Spirulina does not decrease muscle damage nor oxdidative stress in cycling athletes with adequate nutritional status.
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It is concluded that administration of Spirulina does not interfere in the magnitude of muscle damage nor in antioxidant status of cycling athletes that practice intense training.
Supplementation with Watermelon Extract Reduces Total Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol in Adults with Dyslipidemia under the Influence of the MTHFR C677T Polymorphism
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The consumption of this functional food represents an alternative therapy in the combined treatment of patients with dyslipidemia, promoting health and minimizing the development of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Association between obesity and calcium:phosphorus ratio in the habitual diets of adults in a city of Northeastern Brazil: an epidemiological study
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Values above the median for the Ca:P ratio found in the habitual diet were negatively associated with central obesity based on waist-to-height ratio, and calcium and dairy consumption were negativelyassociated with centralesity based on WHtR.
Micronutrient deficiencies in the pre-bariatric surgery.
TLDR
The high occurrence of micronutrient deficiencies preoperatively detected in morbidly obese candidates for bariatric surgery, plus a malabsorptive procedure, may involve worse prognosis during the late postoperative period.
Prevalence Ratio of HTLV-1 in Nursing Mothers From the State of Paraíba, Northeastern Brazil
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Preliminary data suggest that HTLV screening should be introduced as a mandatory test before breastfeeding and breast milk donation in Paraíba, Brazil and counseling programs would help reduce the prevalence ratio of HTLV-1 infected individuals in this Brazilian region.
Influence of the C677T Polymorphism of the MTHFR Gene on Oxidative Stress in Women With Overweight or Obesity: Response to a Dietary Folate Intervention
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The study demonstrated the beneficial effect of folate intake in terms of a TAC elevation for the CC and TT genotypes of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism, an increase in folic acid levels for all genotypes, and a reduction in the Hcy levels for the TT genotype in response to an intervention consisting of an intake of 191 µg/d of folates supplied by vegetables.
[Development and application of a new index for assessment of prenatal care].
TLDR
The IPR/Pre-Natal index effectively incorporated quantitative and qualitative elements for the assessment of pre-natal care and was consistent to detect prematurity, insufficient weight at birth and absence of exclusive breastfeeding.
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