Author: Revista De Nutrição

Whats are the main nutritional challenges in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Do you know what are the nutritional challenges that elderly people are facing in the COVID-19 pandemic times? In addition to being a risk group for COVID-19 mortality, social isolation can expose the elderly to increased nutritional risk. We need to discuss measures to reduce this risk. Read More →

“Healthy Habits, Healthy Girls – Brazil” and sustainable dietary changes for adolescents

The “Healthy Habits, Healthy Girls – Brazil” program was an obesity prevention program for adolescents. Overall diet quality and the intake of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains were improved after program completion. Strategies for changing eating behaviors are needed as children and adolescents are reporting inadequate eating behaviors. Read More →

Food and Nutrition Policies from Lula to Temer: from strengthening to weakening in times of institutional ruptures

A study analyzed the public policies of food and nutrition in Brazil between the Lula and Temer governments, through bibliographical and documentary research. The findings evidenced an expansion and qualification of these public policies, mainly in the Lula and Dilma governments, with setbacks in the Temer government. Read More →

What is the current situation of the Brazilian nutritionist’s job market after 80 years?

The research investigated the job market of the nutritionist in the last decade, addressing the expansion of the number of professionals and working conditions. It evidenced a significant increase in the number of professionals and in the possibilities of action, however, it highlights the need for improvements in the wage and the working hours. Read More →

How does protein malnutrition influence the formation of collagen in wound healing?

This study investigated comparatively the tissue changes related to inflammation and collagen formation in cutaneous healing in nourished and malnourished rats and observed that malnutrition had a negative impact both quantitative and qualitative, in the animals. The study suggests the importance of an adequate nutritional pattern to achieve a better wound healing. Read More →

Conduct Protocol for eating approach of bereaved individuals

For the food approach of bereaved people a conduct protocol was developed guides of food surveys investigation. The observations of the applicability of this protocol consolidated the care emphasized with the alimentary approach of bereaved individuals, based on the time of bereavement, stages relating to the loss, distinction of loss and personality pattern. This protocol provides strong evidences that allows the professional to evaluate influence of bereavement on feeding, and knowledge that guides nutritional interventions more applicable to each case. Read More →