TITLE

Avaliação nutricional de mulheres no climatério atendidas em ambulatório de nutrição no norte do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

AUTHOR(S)
Martinazzo, Janine; Zemolin, Gabriela Pegoraro; Spinelli, Roseana Baggio; Skzypek Zanardo, Vivian Polachini; Ceni, Giovana Cristina
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva;nov2013, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p3349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The menopause is the stage of a woman's life when the transition from the reproductive to the non-reproductive condition occurs. The objective was to conduct a nutritional assessment of 30 postmenopausal women aged between 40 and 65, by compiling data from the first consultation of nutritional records related to food intake, as well as anthropometric and biochemical data. It was observed that the average result found for body mass index was considered high, being characterized as overweight (30.7 ± 5.9kg/m2) and waist circumference revealed a very high risk for developing cardiovascular disease (98.2 ± 15.9cm). Saturated fats were above the recommended level (8.14 ± 3.63%), whereas monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats were lower resulting in 6.47 ± 3.40% and 5.37 ± 2.60% respectively. The average calcium intake was 549.63 ± 315.87mg, while vitamin D intake was 549.63 ± 315.87mcg, both of which were considered inadequate. Triglycerides were classified as optimal (134,3 ± 85,4mg/dL), total cholesterol was borderline (223.9 ± 141.3md/dL), HDL-C adequate (54.3 ± 18.5mg/ dL) and LDL-C desirable (128.4 ± 45.1mg/dL). The results demonstrate that nutritional care is important and can prevent specific comorbidities in this age group, contributing to the quality of life of menopausal women.
ACCESSION #
91986194

 

Related Articles

  • Quality of life in obese postmenopausal women. Jones, G. L.; Sutton, A. // Menopause International;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p26 

    The aim of this review was to identify the ways in which obesity affects the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of postmenopausal women. This was considered important because a growing body of literature has identified obesity as a significant predictor for a poor psychological wellbeing and...

  • Longitudinal Association between Body Mass Index and Health-Related Quality of Life. Müller-Nordhorn, Jacqueline; Muckelbauer, Rebecca; Englert, Heike; Grittner, Ulrike; Berger, Hendrike; Sonntag, Frank; Völler, Heinz; Prugger, Christof; Wegscheider, Karl; Katus, Hugo A.; Willich, Stefan N. // PLoS ONE;Mar2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1 

    Objective: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important outcome in individuals with a high risk for cardiovascular diseases. We investigated the association of HRQoL and body mass index (BMI) as an indicator for obesity. Design: Secondary longitudinal analysis of the ORBITAL study, an...

  • Impact of fat distribution on metabolic, cardiovascular and symptomatic aspects in postmenopausal women. Paolillo, Fernanda; Milan, Juliana; Paolillo, Alessandra; Lopes, Sérgio; Kurachi, Cristina; Bagnato, Vanderlei; Borghi-Silva, Audrey // International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries;Mar2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p32 

    The aim of this study was to investigate the anthropometric, metabolic, cardiovascular and symptomatic profile in gynoid and android postmenopausal women. Forty five postmenopausal women aged 50 to 60 years were divided into two groups according to fat distribution [waist-to-hip ratio (WHR)]:...

  • Mammographic Breast Density and Tolerance for Short-Term Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Suspension. Aiello Bowles, Erin J.; Anderson, Melissa L.; Reed, Susan D.; Newton, Katherine M.; Fitzgibbons, E. Dawn; Seger, Deborah; Buist, Diana S. M. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Aug2010, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1467 

    Background: Breast density tends to decrease when women stop taking hormone therapy (HT). Some women find HT cessation difficult to tolerate, possibly because of fluctuations in endogenous hormone levels and vasomotor symptoms. We hypothesized that women with dense breasts might have lower...

  • Association between menopausal symptoms and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Lee, Suk; Jo, Hyun; Kim, Mee; Kwon, Dong; You, Young; Kim, Jang // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Feb2012, Vol. 285 Issue 2, p541 

    Purpose: Menopausal symptoms are major concerns of postmenopausal women. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and menopause is associated with an increased prevalence of MetS. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between menopausal symptoms...

  • Predictors of systolic blood pressure in post-menopausal euthyroid women: A study of the NHANES continuous survey data 2007–2012. Khitan, Zeid; Dial, Larry; Santhanam, Prasanna // Post Reproductive Health;Jun2015, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p75 

    There is an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and higher rate of hypertension in post-menopausal (compared to pre-menopausal women). We analysed the cross-sectional National Health and Nutritional Examination and Survey 2007–2012 to look at the factors that affect systolic blood...

  • 'Obesity paradox' misunderstands the biology of optimal weight throughout the life cycle. Dixon, J B; Egger, G J; Finkelstein, E A; Kral, J G; Lambert, G W // International Journal of Obesity;Jan2015, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p82 

    The 'obesity paradox' refers to observations that run counter to the thesis that normal weight (BMI 18.5-24.9 g/m(2)) provides the lowest mortality and higher weight is associated with greater mortality. We argue that the weight of lowest mortality is influenced by aging and chronic disease,...

  • Clinical digest. Extremes of BMI raise east Asians' chances of death from cardiovascular disease.  // Nursing Standard;11/6/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p17 

    The article discusses the article "Association Between Body Mass Index (BMI) and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in East Asians and South Asians: Pooled Analysis of Prospective Data From the Asia Cohort Consortium" by Y. Chen et al. in the "British Medical Journal", which found extremes in BMI...

  • Obesity Prevalence in Gaziantep, Turkey. Ozcirpici, Birgul; Coskun, Ferhat; Sahinoz, Saime; Ozgur, Servet; Bozkurt, Ali Ihsan // Indian Journal of Community Medicine;Jan2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p29 

    Background: Obesity is associated with reduced quality of life, development of serious chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, increased medical care costs, and premature death. Environmental effects, especially feeding habits may cause hyperinsulinemia and obesity. A Healthy...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics