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Evil is associated with changes in body composition with aging; theme is the subject of study of UNESP Botucatu

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Proper diet and physical activity help fight obesity sarcopênica, evil that is associated with changes in body composition with aging. The topic was the subject of a study by researcher Katia Cristina McLellan Portero, professor of the Faculty of Medicine (FM) of UNESP de Botucatu, São Paulo.

In two papers presented at an international event this year, the author has shown that obesity is related to sarcopênica proinflammatory state and the increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components changed.

The results of preliminary studies of the researcher emphasized the importance of adequate intake of legumes, fruit, fiber and protein, plus a good quality diet to prevent obesity in the population studied sarcopênica

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Several studies show that obesity sarcopênica represents a negative condition for the health of the elderly, due to increased risk of falls and fractures, decreased ability to perform activities of daily living, loss of independence, also associated with increased mortality.

Sarcopênica Obesity is becoming prevalent in the elderly population. Besides the aging process itself, this disease can be developed early, due to inadequate dietary patterns, physical inactivity, chronic diseases and drug treatments.

   Palavras-chave:   Sarcopênica obesity    Aging    Physical activity    Elderly   
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