Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 18,4(December 2009)   Issue 4

Data:December 2009

In this issue (35 articles)

Securing health through food systems: an initiative of the nutrition consortium of the National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan and Asia Pacific regional partners as a network

Author:Mark L Wahlqvist MD FRACP FAFPHM FAIFST FTSE and K

Keywords:food crisis, NRD (Nutritionally-Related Disorder and Disease), energy, water, fertiliser, natural and anthropogenic disaster

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):472-479.doi:

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Why food in health security (FIHS)?

Author:Mark L Wahlqvist MD (Adelaide and Uppsala) FRACP F

Keywords:human security, CCH-FBS, FBDGs,MDGs, Asia Pacific Region, epigenetics

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):480-485.doi:

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Food in health security in North East Asia

Author:Hyun-Kyung MoonPhD

Keywords:food security, health security, North East Asia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):486-492.doi:

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Food in health security in South East Asia

Author:Le Danh Tuyen PhD

Keywords:Southeast Asia, food insecurity, undernourishment, health, economic crisis

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):493-497.doi:

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Water and its role in food and health security – the importance of water to food production

Author:Åsa K Wahlquist BAgSc

Keywords:water, food, drought, irrigation, climate change

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):501-506.doi:

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Food crisis in the Asia-Pacific region

Author:Katinka M Weinberger PhD, Warwick J Easdown PhD, R

Keywords:food prices, malnutrition, researchinvestment, food systems, Asia-Pacific

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):507-515.doi:

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Soil science in the understanding of the security of food systems for health

Author:Yong-Guan Zhu PhD

Keywords: biodiversity, contamination, food security, nutrition, soil quality

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):516-519.doi:

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Crops and food security- experiences and perspectives from Taiwan

Author:Chen-Te Huang PhD, Tzu-Yu Richard Fu PhD, Su-San C

Keywords:crop production, food security, food system, self-sufficiency ratio, food policy

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):520-526.doi:

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Marine biodiversity and fishery sustainability

Author:Kwang-Tsao Shao DrPH

Keywords:marine conservation, marine fisheries, Taiwan, seafood, sustainability

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):527-531.doi:

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Food safety and food labeling from the viewpoint of the consumers

Author:Shaw Watanabe MD,PhD, Melissa Melby PhD, Naomi Aib

Keywords:food safety, food for specified use (FOSHU),functional nutriology, functional food factor (FFF), food labelling

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):532-537.doi:

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Waste management to improve food safety and security for health advancement

Author:Angela Yu-Chen Lin PhD, Susana Tzy-Ying Huang HonB

Keywords:food waste, human health, environmental contamination, food safety, waste management

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):538-545.doi:

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New technology for food systems and security

Author:NJ Newton Yau PhD

Keywords:technology trade, innovative technology, technology appraisal, food technologies, food safety

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):546-548.doi:

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Threats from farm animals to food and human security

Author:Bao-Ji Chen PhD, Chung-Ping Ho PhD and Nai-Yun Hua

Keywords:food security, government organization, traceability, GAP, import control

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):549-552.doi:

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Fish and its multiple human health effects in times of threat to sustainability and affordability: are there alternatives?

Author:Duo Li PhD and Xiaojie Hu

Keywords:aquatic products, aquaculture, fishing moratorium, sustainability, contaminant

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):553-563.doi:

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Aquaculture and food crisis: opportunities and constraints

Author:I Chiu Liao PhD and Nai-Hsien Chao PhD

Keywords:aquaculture, Asia-Pacific region,food crisis, opportunities, constraints

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):564-569.doi:

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The value of Asian - Africa collaboration in food and health security

Author:Michael B Krawinkel PhD

Keywords:nutrition security, primary health care, caloric overnutrition, natural biodiversity

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):570-576.doi:

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Food security in the Asia-Pacific: Malthus, limits and environmental challenges

Author:Colin D Butler PhD

Keywords:global food security, Malthus, FAO, CAFOs, limits to growth

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):577-584.doi:

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The demography of food in health security: current experience with dairy consumption in Taiwan

Author:Meei-Shyuan Lee DrPH, Lin-Yuan Huang MPH, Mei-Chun

Keywords:dairy, demographics, dietary quality, health, NAHSITs

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):585-589.doi:

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Food security in the Asia-Pacific: climate change, phosphorus, ozone and other environmental challenges

Author:Colin D Butler PhD

Keywords:climate change, food security, phosphorus, peak oil, sustainability transition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):590-597.doi:

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Health and nutrition economics: diet costs are associated with diet quality

Author:Yuan-Ting Lo MPH, Yu-Hung Chang PhD, Meei-Shyuan L

Keywords:food prices, food choices, diet costs, nutritional economics, food security

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):598-604.doi:

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Sustainable agricultural practices: energy inputs and outputs, pesticide, fertilizer and greenhouse gas management

Author:Yue-Wen Wang PhD

Keywords: fossil fuels, solar energy, biofuels, climate change, sustainable

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):498-500.doi:

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Imputed food insecurity as a predictor of disease and mental health in Taiwanese elementary school children

Author:Likwang Chen PhD, Mark L Wahlqvist MD, Nai-Chi Ten

Keywords:food insecurity, disease, mental health, health expenditure, children

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):605-619.doi:

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Equity, food security and health equity in the Asia Pacific region

Author:Sharon Friel PhD and Phillip I Baker MHSc

Keywords:health inequity, social determinants, food security

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):620-632.doi:

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Improved food availability for food security in Asia-Pacific region

Author:Ray-Yu Yang PhD and Peter M HansonPhD

Keywords: food-based nutrition, food system, food security framework, sustainable agriculture, malnutrition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):633-637.doi:

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Information system equality for food securityimplementation of the food safety control system in Taiwan

Author:Shaun C Chen PhD, Guoo-Shyng Wang Hsu PhD and Chih

Keywords:food security, food safety, foodborne illness, good hygienic practice (GHP), HACCP

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):638-641.doi:

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Gender-specific roles and needs in food-health security

Author:Wen-Harn Pan PhD, Yao-Te Hsieh MS, Mark L Wahlqvis

Keywords: gender, inequality, food, health, security

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):642-646.doi:

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Ethical management of food systems: plant based diet as a holistic approach

Author:Tina HT Chiu RD, Chin-Lon Lin MD

Keywords:vegetarian diet, ethics, food supply, ecosystem, meat

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):647-653.doi:

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Food and health considerations in Asia-Pacific regional security

Author:John McKay MA

Keywords:Asia-Pacific security, food security, development in Asia-Pacific, regional resilience, food prices

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):654-663.doi:

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The global food crisis: an Australian dairy industry perspective

Author:Greg Walsh PhD

Keywords:food, dairy, farming, drought, Australia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):664-668.doi:

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Human security in the Asia Pacific: perspective of food and health security

Author:Fu-Kuo Liu PhD

Keywords:human security, food security, health security, climate change, food supply

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):669-673.doi:

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Climate change and food security in East Asia

Author:Yi-Yuan Su SJD, Yi-Hao Weng MD and Ya-Wen Chiu PhD

Keywords:climate change, food security, adaptation, East Asia, UNFCCC

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):674-678.doi:

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The nature of international health security

Author:Ya-Wen Chiu PhD, Yi-Hao Weng MD, Yi-Yuan Su SJD, C

Keywords:security, health security, globalization, emerging disease, infectious disease

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):679-683.doi:

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Food security and population health and well being

Author:Dov Jaron PhD and Osman Galal MD PhD

Keywords:diet, food supply, food insecurity, health, well being

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):684-687.doi:

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A Food in Health Security (FIHS) platform in the AsiaPacific Region: the way forward

Author:Mark L Wahlqvist, John Donough H Keatinge, Colin D

Keywords:human security, planetary health, agriculture, social determinants, ethics, systems, network

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):688-702.doi:

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Book Review and Future Events



Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(4):703-704.doi:

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