Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 23,3(September 2014)   Issue 3

Data:September 2014

In this issue (22 articles)

Childhood obesity in Asia: the value of accurate body composition methodology

Author:Andrew P Hills PhD, Najat Mokhtar PhD, Sharon Brow

Keywords:childhood obesity, Asia, body composition, methodology, stable isotopes

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):339-343.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.07

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Exclusive breastfeeding for six months: the WHO six months recommendation in the Asia Pacific Region

Author:Colin William Binns MBBS, MPH, PhD, Mi Kyung Lee B

Keywords:exclusive, breastfeeding, infancy, morbidity, mortality, dietary advice

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):344-350.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.21

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Effect of L-arginine on immune function: a meta-analysis

Author:Kai Kang MM 1 , Xiao-liang Shu PhD, Jing-xia Zhon

Keywords:L-arginine, nitric oxide, immune, cytokines, meta-analysis

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):351-359.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.09

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The influence of Mediterranean, carbohydrate and high protein diets on gut microbiota composition in the treatment of obesity and associated inflammatory state

Author:Patricia Lopez-Legarrea PhD, Nicholas Robert Full

Keywords:obesity, nutrition, gut microbiota, dietary strategies, inflammation

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):360-368.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.16

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Effectiveness of traditional Malaysian vegetables (ulam) in modulating blood glucose levels

Author:Mohd Faez Bachok BSc, Barakatun-Nisak Mohd Yusof

Keywords:medicinal plants, complementary therapy, diabetes mellitus, blood glucose, clinical trial

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):369-376.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.01

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BRAC’s experience in scaling-up MNP in Bangladesh

Author:Kaosar Afsana MD, MPH, PhD, Mohammad Raisul Haque

Keywords:infant and young child feeding, micronutrient powder, micronutrient malnutrition, home fortification, BRAC

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):377-384.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.22

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Migrant Asian Indians in New Zealand; prediction of metabolic syndrome using body weights and measures

Author:Ljiljana M Jowitt MA, Louise Weiwei Lu MPH, Elaine

Keywords:Asian Indians, New Zealand, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, waist-to-height ratio

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):385-393.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.06

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Performance of nutritional screening tools in predicting poor six-month outcome in hospitalised older patients

Author:Elsa Dent PhD, Ian M Chapman PhD, Cynthia Piantado

Keywords: nutritional status, hospitalisation, aged, malnutrition, epidemiology

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):394-399.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.18

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Intra-operative administration of low-dose IV glucose attenuates post-operative insulin resistance

Author:Hiroko Fujino DDS, PhD, Shoko Itoda DDS, PhD, Kana

Keywords:insulin resistance, glucose clamp, artificial pancreas, ketogenesis, 3-methylhistidine

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):400-407.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.10

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Influence of desflurane on postoperative oral intake compared with propofol

Author:Tomoaki Yatabe MD, PhD, Koichi Yamashita MD, PhD,

Keywords:postoperative oral intake, postoperative nausea and vomiting, desflurane, propofol, early recovery

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):408-412.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.15

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An efficacy study on alleviating micronutrient deficiencies through a multiple micronutrient fortified salt in children in South India

Author:Malavika Vinod Kumar PhD, Praveen K Nirmalan

Keywords:multiple micronutrient fortified salt, micronutrient deficiencies, biochemical assessment, children, India

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):413-422.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.08

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Normal taste acuity and preference in female adolescents with impaired 6-n-propylthiouracil sensitivity

Author:Ayako Nagai MS, Masaru Kubota MD, PhD, Midori Saka

Keywords:6-n-propylthiouracil, TAS2R38, taste acuity, filter-paper method, visual analogue scale

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):423-428.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.04

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Plasma and tissue free amino acid profiles and their concentration correlation in patients with lung cancer

Author:Qihong Zhao PhD, Ye Cao MM, Ying Wang MM, Chuanlai

Keywords:plasma free amino acids, tissue free amino acids, lung cancer, amino acid pattern, concentration correlations

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):429-436.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.13

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Prevalence of malnutrition in patients admitted to a major urban tertiary care hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam

Author:Pham Thi Thu Huong MD, PhD, Nguyen Thi Lam MD, PhD

Keywords:BMI, children, hospital malnutrition, nutrition assessment, Vietnam

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):437-444.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.19

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Growth and anaemia among infants and young children for two years after the Wenchuan Earthquake

Author:Caixia Dong PhD, Pengfei Ge MS, Xiaolan Ren BS, Xi

Keywords:emergency, infants and young children, malnutrition, anaemia, earthquake

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):445-451.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.03

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Chinese mothers’ perceptions of their child’s weight and obesity status

Author:Shu Chen MSc, PhD, Colin W Binns MBBS, MPH, PhD, B

Keywords: children, overweight, obesity, parental perceptions, Chinese

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):452-458.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.14

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Effects of a summer program for weight management in obese children and adolescents in Shanghai

Author:Qingya Tang MD, Huijuan Ruan MD, Yexuan Tao PhD, X

Keywords:weight losing summer program, obese of children and adolescents, body composition, resting energy expenditure, biochemical metabolism

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):459-464.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.02

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Estimation of intakes of copper, zinc, and manganese in Japanese adults using 16-day semi-weighed diet records

Author:Mai Yamada PhD, Keiko Asakura MD, MPH, PhD, Satosh

Keywords:copper, zinc, manganese, dietary intake, Japanese population

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):465-472.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.05

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Utility of a web-based weight loss program with auto-extraction of behavioural objectives and recording of daily weight and steps in pre-obese outpatients

Author:Yoshinari Matsumoto MS, Sawako Yoshiuchi PhD, Taku

Keywords:web-based, weight loss, weight loss program, visceral fat area, obese

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):473-480.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.17

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Iodine status of Taiwanese children before the change in national salt iodization policy: a retrospective study of the nutrition and health survey in Taiwan 2001-2002

Author:Kam-Tsun Tang MD, Wen-Harn Pan PhD, Fan-Fen Wang M

Keywords:thyroid gland, iodine, iodized salt, nutrition surveys, Taiwan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):481-487.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.20

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Association of roasting meat intake with the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma of Kazakh Chinese via affecting promoter methylation of p16 gene

Author:Weigang Chen MD, Chunmei Yang MD, Lan Yang MD, Cui

Keywords:esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, p16 promoter methylation, Kazakh Chinese, MassARRAY, roasting meat

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):488-497.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.11

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An improved method of nasojejunal feeding tube placement for patients requiring endoscopic nasobiliary drainage

Author:Xin-Hong Wang PhD, Zhi-Wu Lv PhD, Bo Qu PhD, Hui X

Keywords:nasojejunal feeding tube placement, endoscopy, endoscopic nasobiliary drainage, an improved method, nutrition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2014;23(3):498-503.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.3.12

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