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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Sugar intake is correlated with adiposity and obesity indicators and sedentary lifestyle in Brazilian individuals with morbid obesity
Author: Penatti, M. I. B.
Lira, F. S.
Katashima, C. K.
Rosa, J. C.
Pimentel, G. D.
Abstract: Obesity is a chronic disease characterized by increased accumulation of body fat. We evaluated the socioeconomic aspects, body composition, risk of metabolic complications associated with obesity, eating habits and lifestyle in both women and men adults and elderly with body mass index (BMI) 40 kg/m(2). Among the subjects studied, 79% (n = 32) are female, 5% (n = 2) smokers, 39% (n = 16) use alcohol and only 24% (n = 10) are practitioners of physical exercise. The higher food intake was breads, followed by rice. The daily intake of fruits and vegetables is low. Positive correlation between consumption of sugar and BMI and abdominal circumference (AC) was observed. In summary, was found that morbidly obese patients that looking for nutritional counseling presents increased body fat, poor eating habits and sedentary lifestyle.
Subject: Obesity
Food intake
Body composition
Consumption of sugar
Editor: Aula Medica Ediciones
Citation: Nutricion Hospitalaria. Aula Medica Ediciones, v.27, n.5, p.1547-1553, 2012
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.3305/nh.2012.27.5.5923
Date Issue: 2012
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