Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 17,3(September 2008)   Issue 3

Data:September 2008

In this issue (24 articles)

International trends in nutritionally-related health and their implication for health policy


Keywords: health and nutrition policy, scenario planning, food systems, well-being, morbidity, mortality

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):360-369.doi:

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How to define obesity? Evidence-based multiple action points for public awareness, screening, and treatment: an extension of Asian-Pacific recommendations

Author:Wen-Harn Pan PhD and Wen-Ting Yeh MS

Keywords:body mass index, evidence-based, metabolic syndrome, obesity definition, waist circumference

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):370-374.doi:

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Sociocultural factors relating to Tongans’ and Indigenous Fijians’ patterns of eating, physical activity and body size

Author:Helen M Mavoa PhDand Marita McCabe PhD

Keywords:food, physical activity, Tonga, indigenous Fijians, obesity

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):375-384.doi:

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Levels of Omega 3 fatty acids in Australian seafood

Author:Sahar S A M SoltanPhD and Robert A Gibson PhD

Keywords:omega 3 fatty acids, dietary fats, fish, fish oils, diet

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):385-390.doi:

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Determination of transfatty acid levels by FTIR in processed foods in Australia

Author:Justine McCarthy BSc (Hons), Daniel BarrBSc, Andre

Keywords: transfatty acids, levels in foods, ATR-FTIR analysis, FSANZ, Australian foods

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):391-396.doi:

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Vitamin D intake and its food sources in Taiwanese

Author:Meei-Shyuan Lee DrPH, Hsin-Lu Li MPH, Tsui-Hsia Hu

Keywords:vitamin D, dietary intake, determinants, National Nutrition Survey, adults, women, elderly, school children, DRIs

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):397-407.doi:

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Consumption of purple sweet potato leaves decreases lipid peroxidation and DNA damage in humans

Author:Chiao-Ming Chen RD MSc, Ya-Ling Lin RD MSc, C-Y Ol

Keywords:purple sweet potato leaves, polyphenols, lipid peroxidation, 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, DNA damage

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):408-414.doi:

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Effect of diacylglycerol on body weight: a meta-analysis

Author:Tongcheng Xu PhD, Xia LiPhD, Zhiguo ZhangPhD, Xiao

Keywords:diacylglycerol, triacylglycerol, body weight, reduction, meta-analysis

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):415-421.doi:

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Waist circumference percentile criteria for the pediatric metabolic syndrome in Korean adolescents

Author:Kayoung LeeMD PhD

Keywords:waist circumference, metabolic syndrome, adolescents, prevalence, Korea

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):422-428.doi:

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Multiple micronutrient deficiencies persist during early childhood in Mongolia

Author:Rebecca L Lander MMedSci, Tserennadmid Enkhjargal

Keywords:Mongolia, children, deficiencies, anaemia, zinc, selenium

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):429-440.doi:

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Calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium intakes in Japanese children aged 3 to 5 years

Author:Tomiko Shibata DDSc, Taeko Murakami DDSc, Haruo Na

Keywords:duplicate-diet technique, preschool children, seasonal variation, mineral intake, nutrition survey

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):441-445.doi:

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Vitamin A supplementation in Cambodia: program coverage and association with greater maternal formal education

Author:Davinder S Grover MD, Saskia de Pee PhD, Kai Sun M

Keywords:Cambodia, morbidity, mortality, nutritional blindness, vitamin A

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):446-450.doi:

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Hepcidin and iron status among pregnant women in Bangladesh

Author:Kerry J Schulze PhD, Parul Christian DrPH, Ingo Ru

Keywords:anemia, hepcidin, inflammation, iron, pregnancy

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):451-456.doi:

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Body shape dissatisfaction and obesity among Taiwanese adolescents

Author:Li-Jung Chen PhD, Kenneth R Fox PhD, and Anne M Ha

Keywords:body image, body dissatisfaction, obesity, adolescent, Taiwan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):457-460.doi:

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High fish consumption in French Polynesia and prenatal exposure to metals and nutrients

Author:Eric Dewailly MD PhD, Édouard Suhas PhD, Yolande M

Keywords:mercury, n–3 fatty acids, iodine, selenium, lead, newborns

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):461-470.doi:

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A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years

Author:Jinkyung Park PhD RD, Jason A Mendoza MD MPH, Caro

Keywords:National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the US, Korea, National Cholesterol Education Program-Adult Treatment Panel III, International Diabetes Federation, metabolic syndrome

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):471-482.doi:

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What’s on Malaysian television? - A survey on food advertising targeting children

Author:Tilakavati Karupaiah PhD APD, Karuthan Chinna PhD,

Keywords:television, advertising, children, food groups, content analysis

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):483-491.doi:

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Association between obesity and medical care expenditure among Taiwanese adults

Author:Hsiao-Yun Hu MHA, Yiing-Jenq Chou MD PhD, Pesus Ch

Keywords: obesity, body mass index, medical care expenditure, socioeconomic status, Taiwan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):492-504.doi:

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Coexistence of anaemia and the metabolic syndrome in adults in Jiangsu, China

Author:Zumin Shi PhD, Xiaoshu Hu MD, Baojun Yuan MD, Gang

Keywords:Anaemia, metabolic syndrome, ferritin, adults, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):505-513.doi:

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An integrated intervention program to control diabetes in overweight Chinese women and men with type 2 diabetes

Author:Jianqin Sun MD MPH, Yanfang Wang MD MHS, Xiafei Ch

Keywords:Type 2 diabetes, Diet therapy, Formulated food, Glycosylated hemoglobin, Metabolic syndrome X

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):514-524.doi:

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Intraoperative infusion of acetated Ringer solution containing glucose and ionized magnesium reduces ketogenesis and maintains serum magnesium

Author:Takeshi Yokoyama DDS PhD, Kunio Suwa MD PhD, Fumiy

Keywords:perioperative infusion, glucose metabolism, ketogenesis, insulin, magnesium

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):525-529.doi:

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Symposium on Understanding and Influencing Consumer Food Behaviours for Health: Executive Summary Report

Author:Ma Sofia V Amarra, Yeong Boon Yee, Adam Drewnowski

Keywords:consumers, Asia, food consumption, consumer behavior, food choice

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):530-539.doi:

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The 2 nd International Conference on East-West Perspectives on Functional Foods: Science, Innovations and Claims

Author:Rodolfo F FlorentinoMD PhD

Keywords:functional foods, nutrition and health claims

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):540-543.doi:

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Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(3):544.doi:

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