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The goal of the project is to verify the differences in weight and consequent risk of disease among residents of the two capitals

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An unpublished study will compare the nutritional state of São Paulo and Rio. The goal of the project is to verify the differences in weight and consequent risk of diseases (diabetes and cardiovascular disease) among residents of the two capitais.O survey will be based on mega-mutirões free evaluation and nutritional counseling promoted in both cities.

The action took place in São Paulo on April 5, in the Collegio pateo city center. In Rio, the task force takes place this Saturday (27), from 10h to 15h, the Complexo do Alemão, marking the launch of the My Plate Healthy state. The program was developed through a partnership between the Heart Institute (Incor) and the Hospital of the Medical School of USP.

Nutritionists and monitors will be on duty Saturday in the German Cable Palmeiras to perform nutritional counseling, examinations with BMI (body mass index), waist circumference and bioelectrical impedance test - that differentiates fat mass and lean body mass.

The event will include free distribution of educational materials that guide people about what and how much to put on your plate at every meal of the day, with food that everyone already habituados.Com the methodology created by My My Plate and saucer healthy , children and adults will have the opportunity to participate in dynamic assembly plate of food in resin and educational games on tablet.

The program's goal is to raise awareness that in order to lose or maintain weight, enough to know what and how much to put in the dish, from breakfast to snacks intervals, said Dr. Elizabeth F. Almeida, executive director of the program My Healthy Plate. She also says that much of the population with a BMI in the normal range, at high risk for diabetes, hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases and do not know. Therefore, the actions of the My Plate healthy rely on the measurement of waist circumference and the assessment of body fat in addition to BMI calculation, to determine the risk of each person.

More information about the programs My Plate and Healthy Eating My little plate can be obtained by application My Plate Healthy, freely available for phones like smartphone, and the portals and

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