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Dietary factors associated with metabolic syndrome in Brazilian adults
(Nutrition Journal, 2012-03-14) [Artigo]
Background: Metabolic Syndrome (MS) is defined as the association of numerous factors that increase cardiovascular risk and diet is one of the main factors related to increase the MS in the population. This study aimed to ...
High plasma uric acid concentration: causes and consequences
(Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, 2012-04-04) [Artigo]
High plasma uric acid (UA) is a precipitating factor for gout and renal calculi as well as a strong risk factor for Metabolic Syndrome and cardiovascular disease. The main causes for higher plasma UA are either lower ...
Dietary intake and blood lipid profile in overweight and obese schoolchildren
(BMC Research Notes, 2012-10-31) [Artigo]
Abstract. Background: The high blood lipid levels and obesity are one of the main risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, and the atherosclerotic process begins in childhood. Some environmental factors are supposed to ...