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Dietary Folate Intake Is Negatively Associated with Excess Body Weight in Brazilian Graduates and Postgraduates (CUME Project)

Authors
  • pereira, gabriela a.
  • bressan, josefina
  • p. oliveira, fernando luiz
  • p. sant’ana, helena maria
  • pimenta, adriano m.
  • lopes, lílian l.
  • m. hermsdorff, helen hermana
Publication Date
Feb 28, 2019
Source
MDPI
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Language
English
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Green
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Abstract

0.78). These associations were maintained when the sample was categorized by sex. In addition, serum folate was positively associated with dietary folate (p for trend = 0.032) and negatively associated with serum homocysteine (p for trend = 0.003) in the subsample. Dietary folate intake was negatively associated with excess body weight and obesity in CUME participants, indicating the relevance of this vitamin dietary assessment.

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