Publications by authors named "Rafael Moreira Claro"

82Publications

Availability of public open space and the practice of leisure-time physical activity among the Brazilian adult population.

Int J Public Health 2020 Nov 12;65(8):1467-1476. Epub 2020 Sep 12.

Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

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November 2020

Behavioral Patterns with the Coexistence of Risk and Protective Factors for Cancer in Brazil.

Nutr Cancer 2020 May 28:1-8. Epub 2020 May 28.

Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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May 2020

Association between the price of ultra-processed foods and obesity in Brazil.

Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2020 04 30;30(4):589-598. Epub 2019 Dec 30.

Department of Nutrition, Nursing School, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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April 2020

What to expect from the price of healthy and unhealthy foods over time? The case from Brazil.

Public Health Nutr 2020 03 15;23(4):579-588. Epub 2020 Jan 15.

Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

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March 2020

Malnutrition in all its forms and social inequalities in Brazil.

Public Health Nutr 2020 08 8;23(S1):s29-s38. Epub 2019 Oct 8.

Center for Epidemiological Research in Nutrition and Health, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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August 2020

Is neighbourhood social deprivation in a Brazilian city associated with the availability, variety, quality and price of food in supermarkets?

Public Health Nutr 2019 12 29;22(18):3395-3404. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Department of Nutrition, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Av. Professor Alfredo Balena 190, Santa Efigênia, Belo Horizonte, MG 30130-100, Brazil.

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December 2019

Determinants of teachers' work ability in basic education in Brazil: Educatel Study, 2016.

Cad Saude Publica 2019 05;35Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e00179617

Instituto de Ciências Exatas, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brasil.

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May 2019

Sample design and participation in the Educatel Study.

Cad Saude Publica 2019 04 15;35Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e00167217. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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April 2019

Multiple exposures to the risk of work absenteeism among Brazilian schoolteachers.

Cad Saude Publica 2019 04 15;35Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e00166517. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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April 2019

Hypotheses, design, and instruments in the Educatel Study, Brazil, 2015/2016.

Cad Saude Publica 2019 04 15;35Suppl 1(Suppl 1):e00108618. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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April 2019

Needed Improvements in Diabetes Prevention and Management in Brazil.

Prev Chronic Dis 2018 12 6;15:E153. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Nutrition Department, School of Nursing, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil.

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December 2018

Dietary patterns, sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics among Brazilian adolescents.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2018 11 29;21(suppl 1):e180009. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Departamento de Nutrição, Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte (MG), Brasil.

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November 2018

[Trends in leisure-time physical activity in Brazilian adults (2006-2016)].

Cad Saude Publica 2018 10 22;34(10):e00114817. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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October 2018

Trends in sweetened beverages consumption among adults in the Brazilian capitals, 2007-2016.

Public Health Nutr 2018 12 12;21(18):3307-3317. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

5Federal University of Minas Gerais,Department of Nutrition,Belo Horizonte,MG,Brazil.

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December 2018

Consumption of vegetables and their relation with ultra-processed foods in Brazil.

Rev Saude Publica 2018 21;52:50. Epub 2018 May 21.

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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July 2018

The increasing burden of cancer attributable to high body mass index in Brazil.

Cancer Epidemiol 2018 06 28;54:63-70. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina FMUSP, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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June 2018

Cluster of risk and protective factors for obesity among Brazilian adolescents.

Int J Public Health 2018 May 15;63(4):481-490. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Nutrition Department, School of Nursing, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

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May 2018

Is food store type associated with the consumption of ultra-processed food and drink products in Brazil?

Public Health Nutr 2018 Jan 31;21(1):201-209. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

2Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde (NUPENS/USP),Faculdade de Saúde Pública,Universidade de São Paulo,São Paulo,Brazil.

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January 2018

Effect of the inclusion of mobile phone interviews to Vigitel.

Rev Saude Publica 2017 Jun 1;51(suppl 1):15s. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde. Faculdade de Saúde Pública. Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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June 2017

Price and convenience: The influence of supermarkets on consumption of ultra-processed foods and beverages in Brazil.

Appetite 2017 09 17;116:381-388. Epub 2017 May 17.

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde (NUPENS/USP), Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 715, São Paulo, SP 01246-904, Brazil; Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 455, São Paulo, SP 01246903, Brazil.

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September 2017

Validity and reliability of a telephone survey of physical activity in Brazil.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2017 Jan-Mar;20(1):136-146

Escola de Enfermagem do Departamento Materno Infantil e Saúde Pública da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte (MG), Brasil.

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May 2018

Coexistence of risk behaviors for being overweight among Brazilian adolescents.

Prev Med 2017 Jul 13;100:135-142. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Department of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Research Group in Nutrition Interventions (GIN), Av. Alfredo Balena, 190, room 316, Santa Efigênia, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 30130-100, Brazil. Electronic address:

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July 2017

[Watching TV and eating habits: the results from 2006 to 2014 in Brazilian state capitals].

Cad Saude Publica 2016 Sep 19;32(9):e00104515. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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September 2016

[Food prices in Brazil: prefer cooking to ultra-processed foods].

Cad Saude Publica 2016 Aug 29;32(8):e00104715. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

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August 2016

Food environments in schools and in the immediate vicinity are associated with unhealthy food consumption among Brazilian adolescents.

Prev Med 2016 07 11;88:73-9. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Av. Dr. Arnaldo 455, 2° Andar., São Paulo, São Paulo 01246-903, Brazil. Electronic address:

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July 2016

Body image and extreme attitudes toward weight in Brazilian schoolchildren (PeNSE 2012).

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2014 ;17 Suppl 1:146-57

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Surveillance and Health Promotionof the Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Brasília, DF, Brazil.

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June 2016

Frequency, distribution and time trends of types of leisure-time physical activity in Brazil, 2006-2012.

Int J Public Health 2014 Dec 22;59(6):975-82. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil,

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December 2014

Sociodemographic and behavioral factors associated with physical activity in Brazilian adolescents.

BMC Public Health 2014 May 21;14:485. Epub 2014 May 21.

Universidade de São Paulo - Faculdade de Medicina, Av, Dr, Arnaldo 455, 1° andar,, São Paulo, São Paulo 01246-903, Brazil.

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May 2014

Dietary sources of fiber intake in Brazil.

Appetite 2014 Aug 24;79:134-8. Epub 2014 Apr 24.

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil; Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Ultra-processed food products and obesity in Brazilian households (2008-2009).

PLoS One 2014 25;9(3):e92752. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

Departamento de Nutrição, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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December 2014

Increased contribution of ultra-processed food products in the Brazilian diet (1987-2009).

Rev Saude Publica 2013 Aug;47(4):656-65

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São PauloSP, Brasil.

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August 2013

Behavioural patterns of protective and risk factors for non-communicable diseases in Brazil.

Public Health Nutr 2014 Feb 11;17(2):369-75. Epub 2013 Jan 11.

1 Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition, University of São Paulo (NUPENS/USP), Av. Dr Arnaldo 715, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, CEP 01246-904.

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February 2014

[Cost and energy density of diet in Brazil, 2008-2009].

Cad Saude Publica 2012 Dec;28(12):2349-61

Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

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December 2012

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health. Evidence from Canada.

Public Health Nutr 2013 Dec 21;16(12):2240-8. Epub 2012 Nov 21.

1 Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutricão e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Dr Arnaldo 715, 01246-904 São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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December 2013

Availability of added sugars in Brazil: distribution, food sources and time trends.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2012 Mar;15(1):3-12

Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo.

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March 2012

Regional and socioeconomic distribution of household food availability in Brazil, in 2008-2009.

Rev Saude Publica 2012 Feb 20;46(1):6-15. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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February 2012

Risk and protection factors for chronic non communicable diseases by telephone survey--VIGITEL-2009.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2011 Sep;14 Suppl 1:90-102

Communicable Diseases and Conditions General Coordination, Health Situation Analysis Department, Health Surveillance Secretariat, Ministry of Health, Brasília (DF), Brazil.

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September 2011

Estimates of obesity trends in Brazil, 2006-2009.

Int J Public Health 2012 Feb 26;57(1):127-33. Epub 2011 May 26.

Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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February 2012

[Contributions by food demand studies to the development of public policies in nutrition].

Cad Saude Publica 2011 Apr;27(4):639-47

Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Arlindo Bettio 1000, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2011

Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods and likely impact on human health: evidence from Brazil.

Public Health Nutr 2011 Jan;14(1):5-13

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

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January 2011

Family income, food prices, and household purchases of fruits and vegetables in Brazil.

Rev Saude Publica 2010 Dec;44(6):1014-20

Departamento de Nutrição, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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December 2010

[Sugar and overall macronutrient profile in the Brazilian family diet (2002-2003)].

Cad Saude Publica 2010 Mar;26(3):472-80

Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

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March 2010

[Influence of income on food expenditures away from home among Brazilian families, 2002-2003].

Cad Saude Publica 2009 Nov;25(11):2489-96

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Dr. Arnaldo 715, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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November 2009

Sugar and total energy content of household food purchases in Brazil.

Public Health Nutr 2009 Nov 30;12(11):2084-91. Epub 2009 Apr 30.

Núcleo de Investigação em Nutrição, Instituto de Saúde, Secretaria do Estado de Saúde de São Paulo (IS/SES), São Paulo, Brazil.

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November 2009

[Estimated sodium intake by the Brazilian population, 2002-2003].

Rev Saude Publica 2009 Apr 13;43(2):219-25. Epub 2009 Feb 13.

Programa de Pós-Graduação de Nutrição em Saúde Pública, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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April 2009

[Validity of food and beverage intake data obtained by telephone survey].

Rev Saude Publica 2008 Aug;42(4):582-9

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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August 2008

[Validity of indicators of physical activity and sedentariness obtained by telephone survey].

Rev Saude Publica 2008 Aug;42(4):575-81

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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August 2008

Population-based evidence of a strong decline in the prevalence of smokers in Brazil (1989-2003).

Bull World Health Organ 2007 Jul;85(7):527-34

Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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July 2007

[Income, food prices, and participation of fruit and vegetables in the diet].

Rev Saude Publica 2007 Aug;41(4):557-64

Núcleo de Pesquisas Epidemiológicas em Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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August 2007