Rodrigo de Barros Freitas

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We investigated the effects of E. edulis bioproducts (lyophilized pulp [LEE], defatted lyophilized pulp [LDEE], and oil [EO]) on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) induced by a high-fat diet (HFD) in rats. All products were chemically analyzed. In vivo, 42 rats were equally randomized into seven groups receiving standard diet, HFD alone or combined(More)
UNLABELLED Mushrooms have effective mechanisms to absorb and accumulate trace elements from substrates and, therefore could be used as a strategy to produce mineral-enriched food and nutritional supplements. This study aimed to enrich shiitake mushrooms with selenium (Se), an important dietary element in human health. Strains of Lentinula edodes (Berk.)(More)
Rodrigo de Barrios Freitas. Departamento de Medicina e Enfermagem. Universidade Federal de Viçosa. Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs, s/n. Campus Universitário. Viçosa, Minas Gerais. 36570-900, Brasil e-mail: Freitas RB, Melato FA, Oliveira JM, Bastos DSS, Cardoso RM, Leite JPV, Lima LM. Euterpe edulis effects on cardiac and(More)
Despite advances in treatment and campaigns for prevention and control of malaria on the various continents where it is still rampant, this disease remains significantly relevant to the contemporary world. Plasmodium falciparum is the organism that is mainly responsible for severe malaria, which is characterized by disturbances in different organs and(More)
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