Data

Year of publication

2019

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

One 24 hours recall

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Adults/45+

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (atherosclerotic patients)

Sample size

n=630 (participants)

Contribution of ultra-processed foods consumption in sodium ingestion of atherosclerotic disease patients, residents in the southern region of Brazil

Goal

Investigate the contribution of the consumption of processed products in the daily intake of sodium ingestion by athero-sclerotic disease patients.

Results

These findings have demonstrated that the majority of the studied patients exceeded the dietary sodium recommendation. It has also indicated that patient's male, have presented increased consumption of the mineral. Consequently, warning for the necessity of greater investments in the nutritional re-education of these patients

Authors

Cunha N de M, Frehner C, Zanini AC, & al.

Journal

Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

DOI