Raquel Franzini Pereira

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INTRODUCTION Changes in the food environment in the United States during the past few decades have contributed to increased rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Improving the food environment may be an effective primary prevention strategy to address these rising disease rates. The purpose of this study was to assess the consumer food environment(More)
UNLABELLED Eating attitudes are defined as beliefs, thoughts, feelings, behaviors and relationship with food. They could influence people's food choices and their health status. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to adapt from Portuguese to English the Disordered Eating Attitude Scale (DEAS) and evaluate its validity and reliability. The original scale in(More)
INTRODUCTION The Heart of New Ulm (HONU) Project is a community-based heart disease prevention intervention that delivers various component programs through health care, work sites, and the community. We examined the association between HONU program participation and blood pressure (BP) control over the first 2 years of the project. METHODS The sample(More)
Biodegradation of a xanthene dyes was investigated for the first time using anaerobic granular sludge. On a first screening, biomass was able to decolorize, at different extents, six azo dye solutions: acid orange 7, direct black 19, direct blue 71, mordant yellow 10, reactive red 2 and reactive red 120 and two xanthene dyes—Erythrosine B and Eosin Y.(More)
The aim of this study was to develop a diagrammatic scale to evaluate angular leaf spot (ALS) severity in primary leaves of common bean. A diagrammatic scale was developed and validated with nine levels of severity: 0 %; 0.1 to 0.5 %; 0.6 to 4.0 %; 4.1 to 7.0 %; 7.1 to 16 %; 16.1 to 26 %; 26.1 to 32 %; 32.1 to 38 % and 38.1 to 60 %. The use of this scale,(More)
The relationship between emotions and sexual functioning has been documented since early sex research. Among other effects, emotions are expected to impact sexual response by shaping individuals' attention to sexual cues; yet, this assumption has not been tested. This study aimed to investigate whether attentional processes to sexual cues are impacted by(More)
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