Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 15,3(September 2006)   Issue 3

Data:September 2006

In this issue (21 articles)

Central obesity and risk of cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific Region

Author:Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration

Keywords:abdominal obesity, waist circumference,waist hip ratio, cardiovascular diseases, cohort studies, Asia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):287-292.doi:

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Defining obesity by body mass index in the Thai population: an epidemiologic study

Author:Chatlert Pongchaiyakul MD, Tuan V Nguyen PhD, Vong

Keywords:BMI, percentage body fat, epidemiology, Thailand,Asian

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):293-299.doi:

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Relation of anthropometric parameters to the functional assessment of HDL particle size in three ethnic cohorts

Author:Hamidreza Zakeri MD Jiri J Frohlich MD and Scott A

Keywords:anthropometry; lipoproteins, HDL; Asians

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):300-306.doi:

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Use Of [ 14 C]-sodium bicarbonate/urea to measure total energy expenditure in overweight men and women before and after low calorie diet induced weight loss

Author:Natalie D Luscombe PhD, Christopher TsopelasPhD, M

Keywords:energy expenditure, thermic effect of feeding, weight loss, low calorie diet, clinical intervention

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):307-316.doi:

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Validity and reliability of BodyGem for measuring resting metabolic rate on Taiwanese women

Author:Tsan-Hon Liou MD, Ching-Min Chen RN DNS, Wan-Yu Ch

Keywords:women, reliability, validity, resting metabolic rate, indirect calorimeter, Harris-Benedict equations, Taiwan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):317-322.doi:

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Nutrition education in medical schools in Japan: results from a questionnaire survey

Author:Hideo Orimo MD, PhD, Toshiro ShimuraMD, PhD and Ta

Keywords:nutrition education, medical schools, Japan, questionnaire, curriculum

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):323-328.doi:

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Nutritional status of pregnant women in Northeast Thailand

Author:Christoph U Andert, Pattara Sanchaisuriya PhD, Kan

Keywords:nutritional status, pregnancy, vitamin A, iron, carotenoids

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):329-334.doi:

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Which mothers take folic acid and folate containing foods?

Author:Colin Binns MBBS MPH PhD, Jane Scott MPH PhD, Nkeo

Keywords:folic acid, folate, pregnancy, Australia, socio-economic group

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):335-340.doi:

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Dietary and blood folate status of Malaysian women of childbearing age

Author:Geok Lin Khor PhD, G Duraisamy MBBS, Su Peng Loh P

Keywords:blood folate, neural tube defects, dietary intake, women, Malaysia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):341-349.doi:

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Anaemia and iron deficiency anaemia among young adolescent girls from peri urban coastal area of Indonesia

Author:Yustina Anie Indriastuti Kurniawan MD, MSc, PhD, S

Keywords:iron, deficiency, anaemia, adolescent, girls, urban,Indonesia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):350-356.doi:

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Goitre prevalence and the state of iodine nutritionin sundarban delta of north 24-parganas in West Benegal

Author:Amar K Chandra PhD, Smritiratan Tripathy MSc, Dish

Keywords:endemic goiter, goitrogens, school children, urinaryiodine, urinary thiocyanate, West Bengal

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):357-361.doi:

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Determination of discretionary salt intake in an iodine deficient area of East Java-Indonesia using three different methods

Author:Annasari Mustafa SKM, MSc, Siti Muslimatun Ir MSc

Keywords:lithium marker technique, 24-hour salt recall, salt weighing, discretionary salt intake

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):362-367.doi:

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Effects of probiotic or prebiotic supplemented milk formulas on fecal microbiota composition of infants

Author:Oscar Brunser MD, Guillermo Figueroa R.Tech, Marti

Keywords:breastfeeding, milk formula, fructooligosaccharides, infants, intestinal microbiota, Lactobacillus johnsonii La1, prebiotic, probiotic

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):368-376.doi:

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A population-based survey on infant feeding practice (0-2 years) in Hong Kong: breastfeeding rate and patterns among 3,161 infants below 6 months old

Author:Warren T K Lee, PhD, RD (UK), Susan SH Lui, PhD, R

Keywords:breastfeeding, breastmilk, infant formulae, infants, Hong Kong

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):377-387.doi:

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Diet, nutritional knowledge and health status of urban middle-aged Malaysian women

Author:LW Pon MSc, MY Noor-Aini PhD, FB Ong PhD, N Adee

Keywords:food frequency, perimenopause, knowledge, health, middle-aged, women, urban, Malaysia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):388-399.doi:

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Good oral health, adequate nutrient consumption and family support are associated with a reduced risk of being underweight amongst older Malaysian residentsof publicly funded shelter homes

Author:Renuka Visvanathan FRACP, MBBS, PhD and Zaiton Ah

Keywords:Body mass index, oral health, nutrition, social support, poverty, homeless, elderly, shelter homes, Malaysia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):400-405.doi:

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Structured triglyceride for parenteral nutrition: metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials

Author:Yong Zhou MD, Xiao-Ting Wu MD 1 , Ni Li MD, Wen Zh

Keywords:structured triglyceride, parenteral nutrition, meta-analysis, randomized controlled trials

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):406-411.doi:

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The Glycemic Index of standard and diabetes-specific enteral formulas

Author:Zandrie Hofman MSc, Jenneke D.E. van Drunen MSc an

Keywords:diabetes, hyperglycemia, clinical nutrition, glycemic index, nutritional treatment

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):412-417.doi:

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Low dose supplementation with two different marine oils does not reduce pro-inflammatory eicosanoids and cytokines in vivo

Author:Karen J Murphy PhD, Karen Galvin PhD, Mairead Kiel

Keywords:NZGLM; fatty acids; n-3 LCPUFA; eicosanoid; cytokine, gas chromatography

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):418-424.doi:

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Evaluation of Rhodiola crenulata andRhodiola roseafor management of Type II diabetes and hypertension

Author:Young-In Kwon MS Hae-Dong JangPhD and Kalidas Shet

Keywords:Rhodiola, tyrosol, salidroside, antioxidants, amylase, glucosidase, angiotensin converting enzyme, enzyme inhibitors, type 2 diabetes, hypertension

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):425-432.doi:

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Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15(3):442.doi:

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