Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 12,3(September 2003)   Issue 3

Data:September 2003

In this issue (23 articles)

Dietary intake and anthropometry of Korean elderly people: a literature review

Author:Young-Hee ParkMSc, Lisette CPGM de Groot PhDand Wi

Keywords:elderly, Korean, review, nutritional status, dietary intake, anthropometry

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):234-242.doi:

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Development of a food frequency questionnaire in Koreans

Author:Jeongseon Kim PhD, Youngju Kim MS,Yoon-Ok AhnMD, P

Keywords:food frequency questionnaire, FFQ, dietary intake methodology, dietary assessment, dietary records, Koreans

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):243-250.doi:

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Calibration of a food frequency questionnaire in Koreans

Author:Jeongseon Kim PhD, Yoon-Ok Ahn MD, PhD , Hee-Young

Keywords:food frequency questionnaire, FFQ, calibration, dietary intake methodology, dietary assessment, dietary records, Koreans

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):251-256.doi:

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Comparison of a malnutrition screening tool with subjective global assessment in hospitalised patients with cancer – sensitivity and specificity

Author:Judith Bauer BSc, Grad Dip Nutr & Diet, MHlthS

Keywords:nutrition screening, subjective global assessment, nutrition assessment

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):257-260.doi:

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Singaporean Chinese adolescents have more subcutaneous adipose tissue than Dutch Caucasians of the same age and body mass index

Author:Paul Deurenberg PhD, Kalpana Bhaskaran MSc and Pet

Keywords:body composition, subcutaneous body fat, skinfolds, Caucasian, Asian, body mass index, obesity, adolescents, Singaporeans, Dutch

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):261-265.doi:

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Secular trend in size at birth of Vietnamese newborns during the last 2 decades (1980-2000)

Author:Le T Hop PhD

Keywords:secular trends, newborns, birth weight, birth length, head circumference, Hanoi, Vietnam

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):266-270.doi:

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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Filipino adults aged 20 years and over

Author:Celeste C Tanchoco MPH, RND, Arsenia J Cruz RND,

Keywords:obesity, abdominal fat, blood pressure, blood glucose, blood lipids, hyperlipidaemia, physical activity, Philippines, National Nutrition Survey, metabolic syndrome

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):271-276.doi:

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Changes in glycosylated proteins in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with and without cardiovascular complications

Author:Anjuman GulMPhiland M Ataur Rahman PhD

Keywords:fasting plasma glucose, glycosylated haemoglobin, glycosylated plasma proteins, serum fructosamine, sialic acid, hexosamine, total serum protein, non-diabetic patients with cardiovascular complications, diabetic patients with cardiovascular complications

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):277-281.doi:

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Effects of phytosterol ester-enriched vegetable oil on plasma lipoproteins in healthy men

Author:Shinji Seki BSc, Ichiro Hidaka BSc, Keiichi Kojima

Keywords:phytosterols, phytosterol ester, plant sterols, sterols, vegetable oil, cholesterol, lipoprotein, apolipoprotein

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):282-291.doi:

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Determination of total antioxidant activity in three types of local vegetables shoots and the cytotoxic effect of their ethanolic extracts against different cancer cell lines

Author:Asmah Rahmat PhD, Vijay Kumar BSc, Loo Mei Fong BS

Keywords:antioxidant vegetables, shoots, paku shootDiplazium esculentum, tapioca Manihot utillissima, cekur manis Sauropous androgynus, cytotoxic, cancer, breast, colon, liver, Malaysia, tropics

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):292-295.doi:

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The factors associated with the belief that vegetarian diets provide health benefits

Author:Emma Lea BA(Hons), PhDand Anthony Worsley BSc(Hons

Keywords:beliefs, vegetarian, plant-based diets, meat, health, survey, Australia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):296-303.doi:

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Regional food diversity and human health

Author:Mark L Wahlqvist AO, MD, FRACP

Keywords:food diversity, biodiversity, regions, nutrition, health, water, community, Africa, literacy, women

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):304-308.doi:

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The food of Near East, North West and Western African regions

Author:Barbara Burlingame PhD

Keywords:food, fatty fruit, palm fruit, food supply, energy intake, diet, Africa

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):309-312.doi:

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Diet and long-term health: an African Diaspora perspective

Author:Noel W Solomons MD

Keywords:Africa, Caribbean, Africa-American, diet, long-term health, chronic diseases, discrimination, energy metabolism

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):313-330.doi:

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Contemporary African food habits and their nutritional and health implications

Author:Ruth K Oniang’o PhD, Joseph M Mutuku MSc , Serah J

Keywords: food habits, familiar food, dietary energy supply, meal frequency, traditional diets, dietary practices, culture, staples, Africa

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):231-236.doi:

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Nutrition-related health patterns in the Middle East

Author:Osman Galal MD, PhD

Keywords: Middle East, food security, nutrition transition, health, Middle East, Egypt

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):337-343.doi:

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Northwest African and Middle Eastern food and dietary change of indigenous peoples

Author:Harriet V Kuhnlein PhD,Timothy Johns PhDand the IU

Keywords:indigenous peoples, tribal peoples, ethnic minorities, indigenous food, Northwest Africa, Middle East, dietary change, traditional food systems

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):344-349.doi:

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Palm fruit in traditional African food culture

Author:Tola Atinmo PhDand Aishat Taiwo BakreMSc

Keywords: palm fruit, oil palm, palm kernel, vitamin A, traditional food culture

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):350-354.doi:

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Palm fruit chemistry and nutrition

Author:Kalyana Sundram PhD, Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi Ph

Keywords:palm oil, fatty acids, cardiovascular disease, cancer, vitamin E, carotenoids, flavonoids

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):355-362.doi:

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Phytonutrient deficiency: the place of palm fruit

Author:Naiyana Wattanapenpaiboon BSc, (Pharm), MSc (Pharm

Keywords:palm fruit, phytonutrient, antioxidant, polyphenol, flavonoid, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, phytochemicals

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):363-368.doi:

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A place for palm fruit oil to eliminate vitamin A deficiency

Author:A J Spinnler BenadéDSc

Keywords: red palm oil, vitamin A deficiency, fortification, developing countries, food-based approaches

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):369-372.doi:

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Alleviation of vitamin A deficiency with palm fruit and its products

Author:Noel W Solomons MD and Mónica Orozco BSc

Keywords:vitamin A, provitamin A, fatty fruits, palm fruit, red palm oil, hypovitaminosis A, hypervitaminosis A, food-tofood fortification, food safety, evolution, North Africa, Guatemala

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):373-384.doi:

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Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(3):385-386.doi:

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