R Sichieri

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of hypothyroidism among black and Mulatto people in a population-based study of Brazilian women
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:803-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Association of dietary patterns with BMI and waist circumference in a low-income neighbourhood in Brazil
    Diana Barbosa Cunha
    Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Carlos Chagas Filho, 373, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco J, 2 andar sala 10, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941 902, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 104:908-13. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Water and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and changes in BMI among Brazilian fourth graders after 1-year follow-up
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 7 andar, Bloco E, CEP 20550 012 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 16:73-7. 2013
  4. pmc Dietary availability patterns of the Brazilian macro-regions
    Sileia Nascimento
    Department of Social and Applied Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Nutr J 10:79. 2011
  5. pmc n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in milk is associate to weight gain and growth in premature infants
    Sandra M Barboza Tinoco
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Lipids Health Dis 8:23. 2009
  6. pmc Household food diversity and nutritional status among adults in Brazil
    Ilana N Bezerra
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, 524, 7 andar, Bloco E, CEP 20550 012, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:22. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for obesity prevention in children and adolescents]
    Rosely Sichieri
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:S209-23; discussion S224-34. 2008
  8. doi request reprint School randomised trial on prevention of excessive weight gain by discouraging students from drinking sodas
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 12:197-202. 2009
  9. pmc Rationale, design, and analysis of combined Brazilian household budget survey and food intake individual data
    R Sichieri
    Social Medicine Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 8:89. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint TSH levels associated with slimming pill use in a population-based study of Brazilian women
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:1448-51. 2007

Collaborators

  • R A Pereira
  • Gilberto Kac
  • Jose C Appolinario
  • Eduardo Faerstein
  • Edna M Yokoo
  • W C Willett
  • C S Lopes
  • V L Chiara
  • A E Field
  • A Ascherio
  • Anibal S Moura
  • Erly Catarina Moura
  • Guilherme Loureiro Werneck
  • Sandra M Barboza Tinoco
  • Fernanda de Albuquerque Melo Nogueira
  • Maria Beatriz Trindade de Castro
  • Walmir F Coutinho
  • Joanna Miguez Nery Guimarães
  • Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa
  • Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa
  • Márcia Gonçalves Ferreira
  • Regina M V Gonçalves-Silva
  • Gloria Valeria da Veiga
  • Maria Dalva Barbosa Baker Méio
  • Maria Conceição de Oliveira
  • Kamile S Siqueira
  • Marlene M Alvarez
  • Joaquim Gonçalves Valente
  • Márcia G F Lemos-Santos
  • Joaquim G Valente
  • Sileia Nascimento
  • Ilana N Bezerra
  • Roseli Gomes de Andrade
  • Diana Barbosa Cunha
  • Paula Paraguassu Brandao
  • Camilla de Chermont Prochnik Estima
  • Maria Beatriz T de Castro
  • Ana Carolina R Vieira
  • Ilana Nogueira Bezerra
  • Silvia Regina de Freitas
  • Gloria V da Veiga
  • Regina Maria Veras Gonçalves da Silva
  • Márcia H Teixeira
  • A S da Cunha
  • Marcos Junqueira do Lago
  • Márcia Henriques Teixeira
  • Maria Elizabeth Lopes Moreira
  • Ana Carolina Reiff E Vieira
  • P V Pontes
  • Renata Bertazzi Levy-Costa
  • Rita Adriana Gomes de Souza
  • Aline Cristine Souza Lopes
  • Débora Martins dos Santos
  • Alessandra Bento Veggi
  • Vania Matos Fonseca
  • Roseli G Andrade
  • Paula Aballo Nunes Machado
  • M D Méio
  • A B de Vasconcelos
  • V B Gomes
  • Flávia S Barbosa
  • Mario Jose dos Santos Pereira
  • Patricia Cristina Lisboa da Silva
  • Erica Patricia Garcia-Souza
  • Renan Moritz Varnier Rodrigues de Almeida
  • Fabiana Alves Neves
  • Salim Kanaan
  • Rosana Salles da Costa
  • Gloria V Veiga
  • Antonio P de Leon
  • Maria Elizabeth L Moreira
  • Fernanda V Soares
  • Renzo Venturim Mozzer
  • Amanda de Moura Souza
  • Ana Carolina R E Vieira
  • Fernando V Soares
  • Marlene Merino Alvarez
  • Vania Maria Ramos de Marins
  • V M Fonseca
  • Regina Maria Veras Gonçalves-Silva
  • N M F Trugo
  • A G Torres
  • Nézio dos Santos Pontes
  • Sueli Aparecida Mingoti
  • Carlos Augusto Monteiro
  • Adriana Simone da Cunha
  • Anibal Sanchez Moura
  • K S Siqueira
  • D S Morsch

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of hypothyroidism among black and Mulatto people in a population-based study of Brazilian women
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:803-7. 2007
    ..Conclusions This is the first time it has been demonstrated that Mulatto people have a prevalence of hypothyroidism which lies between that of white and black people, independent of the prevalence of anti-TPO and smoking...
  2. doi request reprint Association of dietary patterns with BMI and waist circumference in a low-income neighbourhood in Brazil
    Diana Barbosa Cunha
    Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Carlos Chagas Filho, 373, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco J, 2 andar sala 10, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941 902, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 104:908-13. 2010
    ..9, P = 0.002) among females. Additionally, a positive association between the Western pattern and WC (beta = 12.8, P = 0.02) was observed for females. A diet based on rice and beans may have a protective role against weight gain in women...
  3. doi request reprint Water and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and changes in BMI among Brazilian fourth graders after 1-year follow-up
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 7 andar, Bloco E, CEP 20550 012 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 16:73-7. 2013
    ..We examined whether drinking water per se is associated with drinking less of other beverages and whether changes in BMI are associated with the intake of water and other beverages...
  4. pmc Dietary availability patterns of the Brazilian macro-regions
    Sileia Nascimento
    Department of Social and Applied Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Nutr J 10:79. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies have raised concerns about the role of dietary patterns on the risk of chronic diseases and also in the formulation of better informed nutrition policies...
  5. pmc n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in milk is associate to weight gain and growth in premature infants
    Sandra M Barboza Tinoco
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Lipids Health Dis 8:23. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the association of essential fatty acids and LC-PUFA in breast milk on the growth of premature children (weight, height and head circumference)...
  6. pmc Household food diversity and nutritional status among adults in Brazil
    Ilana N Bezerra
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, 524, 7 andar, Bloco E, CEP 20550 012, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:22. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for obesity prevention in children and adolescents]
    Rosely Sichieri
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:S209-23; discussion S224-34. 2008
    ..Reducing the intake of high-sugar carbonated drinks and juices has shown promising but still inconclusive results...
  8. doi request reprint School randomised trial on prevention of excessive weight gain by discouraging students from drinking sodas
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 12:197-202. 2009
    ..To determine whether an educational programme aimed at discouraging students from drinking sugar-sweetened beverages could prevent excessive weight gain...
  9. pmc Rationale, design, and analysis of combined Brazilian household budget survey and food intake individual data
    R Sichieri
    Social Medicine Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 8:89. 2008
    ..However, individual-based surveys in representative population samples are expensive to perform...
  10. ncbi request reprint TSH levels associated with slimming pill use in a population-based study of Brazilian women
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:1448-51. 2007
    ..To determine the consumption of slimming pills (SP) and its association with TSH levels...
  11. ncbi request reprint An 18-mo randomized trial of a low-glycemic-index diet and weight change in Brazilian women
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:707-13. 2007
    ..Despite interest in the glycemic index diets as an approach to weight control, few long-term evaluations are available...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between iron status at birth and growth of preterm infants
    Rosely Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:641-7. 2006
    ..To assess the association between iron status at birth and growth of preterm infants...
  13. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of variations in body mass index among adults, Brazil, 2006
    Rosely Sichieri
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:90-7. 2009
    ..To analyze the variation in body mass index (BMI) among adults according to individual factors and environmental characteristics of their city of residence...
  14. doi request reprint Relationship between short stature and obesity in Brazil: a multilevel analysis
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Br J Nutr 103:1534-8. 2010
    ..Intra- and inter-generational consequences of undernutrition are an alternative explanation for the regional disparities in obesity in Brazil...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short stature and hypertension in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    R Sichieri
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Universidade do Estodo do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 3:77-82. 2000
    ..Hypertension in adults has been associated with factors present early in life such as low birth weight. We tested the hypothesis that short stature is associated with hypertension among adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of short stature and socioeconomic status on body mass index and weight gain during reproductive age in Brazilian women
    R Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 36:1319-25. 2003
    ..04). These results provide clear evidence that short stature was associated with a higher BMI and with an increased risk of weight gain/retention with pregnancy in the developed areas of Brazil, but not in the underdeveloped ones...
  17. doi request reprint Meal consumption patterns and anthropometric measurements in adolescents from a low socioeconomic neighborhood in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Camilla de Chermont Prochnik Estima
    Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, S N, Ilha do Fundao, CCS, Bloco J, 2 andar, Ilha do Fundao, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Appetite 52:735-9. 2009
    ..The higher values of anthropometric measurement observed among adolescents with an unsatisfactory meal pattern indicate that they may be at risk for overweight or obesity...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Changing in dietary intake by women in the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 1995 to 2005]
    Rosangela Alves Pereira
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Av Brigadeiro Trompowski s n, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:2419-32. 2009
    ..Changes in prevalence of obesity were associated with numerous changes in food intake, depending on the level of schooling...
  19. ncbi request reprint Obesity and abdominal fatness associated with undernutrition early in life in a survey in Rio de Janeiro
    R Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:614-8. 2000
    ..Our study tested the hypothesis by examining the association between low stature, a marker of early poor nutrition, with obesity and abdominal fatness among adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Fat intake and hypercholesterolemia in a probabilistic sample of adolescents from Niterói, Rio de Janeiro]
    Márcia H Teixeira
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:65-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relationship between fat intake and serum cholesterol...
  21. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of hypertension among Black and Mulatto women in a Brazilian survey
    R Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Ethn Dis 11:412-8. 2001
    ..Brazil has a high admixture of Blacks and Whites, making it possible to compare the prevalence of hypertension among Blacks, Whites, and Mulattos...
  22. doi request reprint High-protein diet promotes a moderate postpartum weight loss in a prospective cohort of Brazilian women
    Maria Beatriz T de Castro
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Nutrition 25:1120-8. 2009
    ..Whether a high-protein (HP) diet promotes body weight loss (BWL) when compared with a low-protein (LP) diet is still unclear. Therefore, we evaluated the effects of an HP diet on BWL during postpartum...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Body mass index, body weight perception and common mental disorders among university employees in Rio de Janeiro]
    Alessandra Bento Veggi
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 26:242-7. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that inadequate self-perception of body weight with or without obesity would be associated with common mental disorders (CMD)...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Sensitivity and specificity of overweight classification of adolescents, Brazil]
    Vera Chiara
    Departamento de Nutrição Social, Instituto de Nutrição, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 37:226-31. 2003
    ..To evaluate the prevalence, sensitivity and specificity of two risk classifications of obesity based on the body mass index (BMI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Association between central body anthropometric measures and metabolic syndrome components in a probabilistic sample of adolescents from public schools]
    Marlene M Alvarez
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 52:649-57. 2008
    ..70 p<0.01) and girls (beta=0.68 p<0.01). In conclusion, WC was the measure of central body fat that presented the best association with components of metabolic syndrome in adolescents...
  26. doi request reprint Depression symptoms and hypothyroidism in a population-based study of middle-aged Brazilian women
    Joanna Miguez Nery Guimarães
    Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 117:120-3. 2009
    ..Overt hypothyroidism is often recognized as an important cause of depression, but in sub-clinical cases, results are inconsistent and most prior studies have involved small samples...
  27. ncbi request reprint Height, weight, weight change and risk of breast cancer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    A B de Vasconcelos
    Community Health, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 119:62-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These findings may merely indicate the known association between leanness and breast cancer. Further studies should explore the role of weight loss on breast cancer risk...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Food intake in overweight and normal-weight adolescents in the city of Rio de Janeiro]
    Roseli G Andrade
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21941 590, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:1485-95. 2003
    ..Both groups showed below-minimum-recommended food-group intakes and higher intake of high-density food items. These nutritional habits are risk factors for obesity and chronic diseases later in life...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of exclusive breastfeeding in relation to weight change in women
    R Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:815-20. 2003
    ..To study prospectively the relation of parity, prepregnancy body mass index (BMI), and exclusive breastfeeding to weight gain...
  30. ncbi request reprint n-6 and n-3 Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the erythrocyte membrane of Brazilian preterm and term neonates and their mothers at delivery
    P V Pontes
    Laboratorio de Bioquimica Nutricional e de Alimentos, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Cidade Universitaria, CT Bl A, 21949 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 74:117-23. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity in a probabilistic sample in the city of Rio de Janeiro]
    V B Gomes
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550-012, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 17:969-76. 2001
    ..Women, the middle-aged, the elderly, and low-income individuals were at greatest risk of not performing recreational physical activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in underweight, overweight and body mass index among elderly population of Brazil
    A S da Cunha
    Department of Epidemiology of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:15-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate body mass index (BMI - kg/m2) trend of the elderly (superior 60 y) in the poorest (Northeast) and richest (Southeast) regions of Brazil...
  33. doi request reprint Prevalence of binge eating and associated factors in a Brazilian probability sample of midlife women
    Silvia Regina de Freitas
    Obesity and Eating Disorders Group, State Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Eat Disord 41:471-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of binge eating (BE) and inappropriate behaviors of weight control in a population sample of Brazilian midlife adult women and to correlate the prevalence of BE with self-rated health (SRH)...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Association between consumption of soft drinks, fruit juice, and milk and body mass index among public school students in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil]
    Fernanda de Albuquerque Melo Nogueira
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:2715-24. 2009
    ..Soft drinks and juices accounted for 20% of mean daily energy intake. The results showed that efforts to reduce energy intake from beverages should include consumption of fruit juice...
  35. doi request reprint Eating out of home and obesity: a Brazilian nationwide survey
    Ilana Nogueira Bezerra
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, Bloco E, CEP 20550 012, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 12:2037-43. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between out-of-home (OH) eating and overweight and obesity among adults in Brazil...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and their associations with obesity in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro
    Rosely Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ, Brazil
    Obes Res 10:42-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the dietary patterns of adults living in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and their associations with body mass index (BMI)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity, and binge eating in a non-clinical sample of five Brazilian cities
    Kamile S Siqueira
    Department of Epidemology, Social Medicine Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Obes Res 12:1921-4. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between obesity/overweight and binge eating episodes (BEEs) in a large nonclinical population...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Caffeine intake and food sources of caffeine and prematurity: a case-control study]
    Rita Adriana Gomes de Souza
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1919-28. 2005
    ..Caffeine consumption in the present study does not support guidelines against caffeine consumption by Brazilian pregnant women...
  39. ncbi request reprint A case-control study on alcohol and psychiatric disorders as risk factors for drug abuse pattern
    Claudia S Lopes
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20559 900, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:1571-5. 2002
    ..In conclusion, there is not a homogeneous group of "drug users", and the role of risk factors depends on the drug use pattern...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Dietary patterns among postpartum women treated at a municipal health center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
    Maria Beatriz Trindade de Castro
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1159-70. 2006
    ..02) and decreased the density of carbohydrate, cereals, fruits, and milk and dairy products (p < 0.001). The results indicate a need for dietary guidelines for women, particularly during the postpartum period...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Factors associated with dietary patterns in the urban Brazilian population]
    Rosely Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 030, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:S47-53. 2003
    ..Schooling and income levels explained most of the dietary variance, but after adjusting for education and income, region of residence remained significantly associated and was the third most important explanatory variable...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Body mass index and measures of adiposity among elderly adults]
    Débora Martins dos Santos
    Departamento de Nutrição Social, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:163-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the nutritional status of elderly persons and to compare the correlation between the body mass index (BMI=kg/m2) with measures of adiposity and fat distribution among elderly and middle-aged adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Early postnatal growth in preterm infants and cord blood leptin
    Vania Matos Fonseca
    Instituto de Medicina Social da Universidade do Estado de Rio de Janeiro, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Perinatol 24:751-6. 2004
    ..For the first time, the association between lower leptin levels with greater catch up growth is shown for both BMI and length among preterm children. In conclusion, leptin levels at birth, but not insulin levels, predict growth rates...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between binge-eating episodes and self-perception of body weight in a nonclinical sample of five Brazilian cities
    Kamile S Siqueira
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:290-4. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between binge-eating episodes and a perception that body weight is above the ideal in a sample of customers interviewed at shopping malls in five Brazilian cities...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Waist-to-hip ratio and dietary factors in adults]
    Paula Aballo Nunes Machado
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 36:198-204. 2002
    ..To assess the association between diet factors and abdominal fat accumulation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Food consumption of adolescents. A simplified questionnaire for evaluating cardiovascular risk
    V L Chiara
    Instituto de Medicina Social, UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 77:332-41. 2001
    ..To develop a simplified questionnaire for self-evaluation by adolescents of foods associated with the risk of coronary diseases...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Relation between age at menarche and final height of women in the Pró-Saúde Study]
    Marcos Junqueira do Lago
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 53:20-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relation between age at menarche and final height...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a short food frequency questionnaire as predictor of hypercholesterolemia in adolescents
    Márcia Henriques Teixeira
    Secretaria Municipal de Saúde do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Nutrição Josué de Castro da UFRJ e Instituto de Medicina Social da UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:66-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate a short questionnaire as predictor of serum cholesterol obtained from a probabilistic sample of adolescents...
  49. doi request reprint Reduction of IGF-binding protein-3 as a potential marker of intra-uterine growth restriction
    Maria Dalva Barbosa Baker Méio
    Instituto Fernandes Figueira Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rua Nascimento Silva, 111 502 A, Ipanema Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Perinat Med 37:689-93. 2009
    ..Growth factor-binding proteins influence the growth of infants starting in utero. Adaptation of the fetus to an adverse uterine environment is associated with changes in the growth hormone-growth factor-insulin axis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Weight loss associated with a daily intake of three apples or three pears among overweight women
    Maria Conceição de Oliveira
    Instituto de Medicina Social, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Nutrition 19:253-6. 2003
    ..We investigated the effect of fruit intake on body weight change...
  51. ncbi request reprint Body mass index for predicting hyperglycemia and serum lipid changes in Brazilian adolescents
    Ana Carolina R Vieira
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Nutrição, Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:44-52. 2009
    ..To determine the best cut-offs of body mass index for identifying alterations of blood lipids and glucose in adolescents...
  52. ncbi request reprint The burden of hospitalization due to overweight and obesity in Brazil
    Rosely Sichieri
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:1721-7. 2007
    ..Since the nutritional transition is still under way in Brazil, overweight had a higher impact than obesity on disease prevalence and costs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Validation and calibration of mercury intake through self-referred fish consumption in riverine populations in Pantanal Mato-grossense, Brazil
    E M Yokoo
    Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade de Estado do Rio de Janeiro, , , Rio de Joneriro, 20550-040, Brazil
    Environ Res 86:88-93. 2001
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint [Reliability of the WPPSI-R test in the evaluation of cognitive development in preschool children]
    M D Méio
    Departamento de Neonatologia, Instituto Fernandes Figueira, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22250 020, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 17:99-105. 2001
    ..98, and 0.99, respectively, in the crossed design study, indicating good reliability. Application of the WPPSI-R scale in the study of cognitive development of VLBW premature children at IFF proved adequate, as shown by these results...
  55. ncbi request reprint Trans fatty acids from milk of Brazilian mothers of premature infants
    Sandra Manzato Barboza Tinoco
    Departamento de Ciências Fisiológicas Laboratório de Fisiologia Celular, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:50-6. 2008
    ..Because of the importance of LC-PUFA in infant growth and development, we investigated the fatty acids composition of the milk of Brazilian mothers of premature infants...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Accuracy of different body mass index reference values to predict body fat in adolescents]
    Ana Carolina Reiff E Vieira
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1681-90. 2006
    ..BMI was a good proxy for adiposity, but cutoff points from other population references should be used with caution, since they can lead to classification errors in adolescents with overweight...
  57. ncbi request reprint Leptin/adiponectin ratio in obese women with and without binge eating disorder
    Paula Paraguassu Brandao
    Department of Physiology, Department of Physiological Sciences, Institute of Biology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 31:353-8. 2010
    ..We investigated whether variations in leptin and adiponectin serum concentrations differed between adult women with and without BED before and after a meal...
  58. ncbi request reprint [The importance of essential fatty acids and the effect of trans fatty acids in human milk on fetal and neonatal development]
    Sandra Manzato Barboza Tinoco
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:525-34. 2007
    ..It is thus important to raise population awareness on the importance of adequate PUFA consumption and reduced TFA intake during prenatal and postnatal development...
  59. doi request reprint Total body water in small- and appropriate- for gestational age newborns
    Maria Dalva Barbosa Baker Méio
    Department of Neonatology, Instituto Fernandes Figueira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Perinat Med 36:354-8. 2008
    ..To ascertain total body water in small for gestational age (SGA) and appropriate for gestational age (AGA) newborns...
  60. doi request reprint Ten-year increase in the prevalence of obesity and reduction in fat intake in Brazilian women aged 35 years and older
    Roseli Gomes de Andrade
    Social Medicine Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:252-4. 2010
    ..Data from two population-based surveys conducted in 1995 and 2005 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were examined to determine changes in the prevalence of obesity and macronutrient intake among women according to socio-economic level...
  61. pmc Trends in overweight among adolescents living in the poorest and richest regions of Brazil
    Gloria Valeria da Veiga
    Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Am J Public Health 94:1544-8. 2004
    ..We assessed changes in body mass index (BMI) among Brazilian adolescents...
  62. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio as indicators of fat location in Black, White, and Mulatto Brazilian men
    Márcia Gonçalves Ferreira
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiaba, Brazil
    Ethn Dis 17:256-61. 2007
    ..To assess whether skin color classification as White, Mulatto, and Black is associated with abdominal fat location among healthy Brazilian men...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Household smoking and respiratory disease in under-five children]
    Regina M V Gonçalves-Silva
    Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiaba, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:579-86. 2006
    ..09-1.94), breastfeeding (OR = 1.66; 95%CI: 1.15-2.40), and household smoking (OR = 1.58; 95%CI: 1.18-2.11). Children with lower socioeconomic status and exposed to household smoking showed increased risk of respiratory disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Accuracy of waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio as predictors of dyslipidemia in a cross-sectional study among blood donors in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso State, Brazil]
    Márcia Gonçalves Ferreira
    Departamento de Alimentos e Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Av Marechal Deodoro 829, Apto 1212, Cuiaba, MT 78005 505, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:307-14. 2006
    ..The most accurate cut-off points were lower than those set by the World Health Organization...
  65. doi request reprint A low-energy-dense diet adding fruit reduces weight and energy intake in women
    Maria Conceição de Oliveira
    Departamento de Saúde Coletiva, Faculdade de Medicina FM, Universidade Federal do Amazonas UFAM, Rua Dr Martins Santana, 1053, Adrianópolis, CEP 69073 270, Manaus AM, Brazil
    Appetite 51:291-5. 2008
    ..84 for the pear group), whereas weight was unchanged (+0.21; p=0.35) in the oat group. Results suggest that energy densities of fruits, independent of their fiber amount can reduce energy consumption and body weight over time...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Household smoking and stunting for children under five years]
    Regina M V Gonçalves-Silva
    Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1540-9. 2005
    ..Linear hierarchical regression analysis showed that maternal and paternal smoking remains associated with low stature even after adjusting for maternal smoking during pregnancy and for socio-demographic variables...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Household food availability in Brazil: distribution and trends (1974-2003)]
    Renata Bertazzi Levy-Costa
    Núcleo de Investigação em Nutrição, Instituto de Saude, Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:530-40. 2005
    ..Data from household food budget surveys were examined in order to describe the regional and socio-economic distribution of household food availability in Brazil in 2002-2003 and trends from 1974 to 2003...
  68. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of sibutramine in the treatment of binge-eating disorder
    Jose C Appolinario
    Obesity and Eating Disorders Group, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Visconde de Pirajá 550 2002 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22410 001
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1109-16. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sibutramine in obese patients with BED...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Smoking in households in Brazil with children younger than 5 years of age]
    Regina M V Gonçalves-Silva
    Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso UFMT, Faculdade de Nutrição, Departamento de Alimentos e Nutrição, Cuiaba, MT, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:163-9. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of exposure to smoking in households with children younger than 5 years of age in the city of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil, and to identify the main determinants of that exposure...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Nutrient consumption by adults and seniors in a population-based study: the Bambuí Project]
    Aline Cristine Souza Lopes
    Centro Universitário Newton Paiva, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1201-9. 2005
    ..4% deficient iron intake. In this population, high lipid consumption and low intake of fiber, vitamins, and minerals pose an important public health problem and may contribute to an increase in chronic non-communicable diseases...
  71. ncbi request reprint Where Brazilian men store fat may be clue to further health problems
    Márcia Gonçalves Ferreira
    Ethn Dis 17:418. 2007