International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 124

Table of Content: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

Nutrition recovery with Spirulina diet improves body growth and muscle protein of protein – restricted rats

The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of Spirulina maxima as the sole dietary source of protein on muscle protein and body growth of rats recovering from protein malnutrition. Young (30 days) male Wistar rats were randomly separated into 5 groups: (I) Casein 17% (C17; 30 to 150 days of age); (II) Spirulina 17% (S17; 30 to 150 days); (III) Casein 6% (C6; 30 to 150 days); (IV) Casein 6% (30 to 90...

Author(s): Fabrício A. Voltarelli, Michel B. Araújo, Leandro Pereira de Moura, Alesandro Garcia, Carolina Mendes Santos Silva, Roberto Carlos Vieira Junior, Flávia Carolina Lemos Meloand Maria Alice R. de Mello

March 2011

Association of dietary patterns with metabolic syndrome components in low-income, free-living Brazilian adults

This study investigated the association of dietary patterns with sociodemographic markers and components of metabolic syndrome in free-living adults. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was done with a sample of 237 individuals registered at one Family Health Strategy Unit. Biochemical, clinical, socioeconomic and dietary data were collected. Multiple and logistic linear regression were used and the significance level...

Author(s): Fabiana Castillo Marsola, Ana Elisa M. Rinaldi, Muriel Siqueira, Kátia Cristina Portero McLellan, José Eduardo Corrente and Roberto Carlos Burini