Relationship between ultra-processed foods and metabolic syndrome in adolescents from a Brazilian Family Doctor Program.

@article{Tavares2012RelationshipBU,
  title={Relationship between ultra-processed foods and metabolic syndrome in adolescents from a Brazilian Family Doctor Program.},
  author={Let{\'i}cia Ferreira Tavares and Sandra Costa Fonseca and Maria Luiza Garcia Rosa and Edna Massae Yokoo},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={82-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the association between food intake and metabolic syndrome (MetS). DESIGN Cross-sectional design conducted from July 2006 to December 2007. SETTING Adolescents assisted by the Family Doctor Program (FDP) in Niterói, a metropolitan area in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. SUBJECTS Survey of 210 adolescents. Individuals with three or more of the following components of MetS were classified as having this syndrome: TAG ≥ 110 mg/dl; HDL cholesterol < 50 mg/dl for girls aged… CONTINUE READING
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