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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2013, Article ID 653185, 7 pages
Clinical Study

A Single Consumption of High Amounts of the Brazil Nuts Improves Lipid Profile of Healthy Volunteers

1Department of Chemistry, Natural and Exact Sciences Centers, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), 97105900 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
2Department of Nutrition, Center Franciscan University (UNIFRA), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
3Clinical Laboratory Analysis, University Hospital, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
4Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
5Department of Technology and Food and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

Received 20 April 2013; Revised 15 May 2013; Accepted 15 May 2013

Academic Editor: Cindy Davis

Copyright © 2013 Elisângela Colpo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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