Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 18,1(March 2009)   Issue 1

Data:March 2009

In this issue (22 articles)

Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Award for 2009



Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):i.doi:

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Serum antioxidants and age-related macular degeneration among older Japanese

Author:Takehiro Michikawa MD, Susumu Ishida MD, Yuji Nish

Keywords:serum antioxidants, Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), diet, aged, Japan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):1-7.doi:

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Lentil-based high protein diet is comparable to animalbased diet in respect to nitrogen absorption and nitrogen balance in malnourished children recovering from shigellosis

Author:Md Iqbal Hossain DCH, M Munirul Islam PhD, M Abdul

Keywords:lentil-based high protein diet, animal-based high protein diet, nitrogen absorption, nitrogen balance, malnutrition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):8-14.doi:

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Stunting and zinc deficiency among primary school children in rural areas with low soil zinc concentrations in Jiangsu Province, China

Author:Yu Qin MSc, Alida Melse-Boonstra PhD, Jinkou Zhao

Keywords:zinc deficiency, stunting, anaemia, children, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):15-21.doi:

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Mental retardation is associated with plasma omega-3 fatty acid levels and the omega-3/omega-6 ratio in children

Author:Yasmin H Neggers DrPH, Eun-Kyung Kim PhD, Ju-Mi So

Keywords:plasma omega-6 fatty acids, omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexanoic acid, mental retardation, children

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):22-28.doi:

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Serum vitamin D status of Korean postmenopausal women during the winter months

Author:Eun Sil Lee MD, Jihyun Ahn MD and Hyoung Moo Park

Keywords:vitamin D status, Korea, postmenopausal women, winter, vitamin D supplements

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):29-33.doi:

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Iodine status and thyroid function of pregnant, lactating women and infants (0-1 yr) residing in areas with an effective Universal Salt Iodization program

Author:Yanling Wang PhD, Zhongliang Zhang MS, Pengfei Ge

Keywords:iodine nutrition, iodized salt, thyroid hormone, urine iodine concentration, milk iodine concentration

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):34-40.doi:

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Micronutrient status in anemic and non-anemic Chinese women in the third trimester of pregnancy

Author:Ai-Guo Ma MD, Evert G Schouten MD, Yu Wang MD, Ron

Keywords:anemia, pregnancy, micronutrient, vitamin, iron

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):41-47.doi:

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Nutritional status among postmenopausal osteoporotic women in North West of Iran

Author:Jalal Hejazi MSc, Javad Mohtadinia, Sousan Kolahi

Keywords:osteoporosis, postmenopausal, nutritional status, bone density, calcium

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):48-53.doi:

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Nutritional risk, malnutrition (undernutrition), overweight, obesity and nutrition support among hospitalized patients in Beijing teaching hospitals

Author:Xiaokun Liang PhD, Zhu-Ming Jiang MD, Marie T Nola

Keywords:Nutritional Risk Screening 2002 (NRS 2002), nutritional risk in hospitalized patient, malnutrition (undernutrition) in hospitalized patient, overweight in hospitalized patient, obesity in hospitalized patient

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):54-62.doi:

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Current and future costs of cancer, heart disease and stroke attributable to obesity in Australia – a comparison of two birth cohorts

Author:Robert J Aitken BEc, Margaret A Allman-Farinelli P

Keywords:obesity, health costs, cancer, stroke, coronary heart disease

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):63-70.doi:

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The repeatability of self reported physical activity patterns in rural South India

Author:Mario Vaz MD, Ankalmadagu Venkatasubbareddy Bharat

Keywords:Physical activity, methods, rural, India, questionnaire

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):71-75.doi:

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Food frequency questionnaire is a valid tool in the nutritional assessment of Brazilian women of diverse ethnicity

Author:Junko Ishihara PhD, Motoki Iwasaki PhD, Claudia Mi

Keywords:FFQ, ethnicity, reproducibility, validity, nutritional assessment

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):76-80.doi:

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Hyperuricemia and the metabolic syndrome in Hangzhou

Author:Zhenzhen Cai MSc, Xiaofeng Xu MD, Xiangming Wu MD,

Keywords:uric acid, the metabolic syndrome, correlation, Hangzhou, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):81-87.doi:

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Understanding the differences in obesity among working adults between Taiwan and China

Author:Satoru ShimokawaPhD, Hung-Hao ChangPhD and Per Pin

Keywords: obesity, socioeconomic factors, adults, Taiwan, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):88-95.doi:

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Effects of masticatory movement on cranial bone mass and micromorphology of osteocytes and osteoblasts in developing rats

Author:Toshikazu Kawakami MS, Sadafumi Takise PhD, Takafu

Keywords:masticatory movement, cranial bone density, osteocytes, osteoblasts, bone lacunae, DMP-1

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):96-104.doi:

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Obesity criteria for identifying metabolic risks

Author:Jin-wen WangMD, Da-yi HuMD, Yi-hong SunMD, Jia-hon

Keywords:obesity, waist circumference, metabolic risk factors, ROC curve analysis, Chinese

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):105-113.doi:

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Sustainability of lifestyle changes following an intensive lifestyle intervention in insulin resistant adults: followup at 2-years

Author:Kelly S Dale PhD, Jim I Mann PhD, Kirsten A McAule

Keywords:Weight maintenance, insulin resistance, obesity, diet, physical activity

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):114-120.doi:

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Effects of supplementation with multivitamin and mineral on blood pressure and C-reactive protein in obese Chinese women with increased cardiovascular disease risk

Author:Cheng Wang PhD, Ying Li PhD, Kun Zhu PhD, Yan-Mei

Keywords:obesity, blood pressure, C-reactive protein,multivitamin and mineral supplementation, Chinese women

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):121-130.doi:

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Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its influencing factors among adolescent girls in Mashhad, Iran

Author:Naghmeh-Zahra Mirhosseini MSc, Noor Aini Mohd Yuso

Keywords:metabolic syndrome, adolescent girl, obesity, prevalence, diet

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):131-136.doi:

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Symposium on Diet, Nutrition and Immunity

Author:Rodolfo F Florentino MD PhD

Keywords:Diet, immune system, micro- and macronutrients, pro- and pre-biotics, Asian foods

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):137-142.doi:

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Book Review and Future Events



Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(1):143.doi:

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