Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 12,4(December 2003)   Issue 4

Data:December 2003

In this issue (16 articles)

Lead exposure, interactions and toxicity: food for thought

Author:Caroline Ros B Nut & Diet, APD 1 and Lillian M

Keywords:lead, toxicity, nutrition, interactions, Port Pirie, Australia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):388-395.doi:

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Low-carbohydrate diets: what are the potential short- and long-term health implications?

Author:Shane A BilsboroughMSc (Nutrition)and Timothy C Cr

Keywords:low-carbohydrate diets, health risk, diets, weight loss, cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):396-404.doi:

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In an era of economic growth, is inequity holding back reductions in child malnutrition in Vietnam?

Author:Nguyen Minh Thang PhD and Barry M Popkin PhD

Keywords:economic growth, child malnutrition, stunting, poverty, Vietnam

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):405-410.doi:

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Obesity, abdominal obesity, and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in South Korea

Author:Hye Soon Park MD, PhD, Yeong Sook Yun MD, Jung Yul

Keywords:obesity, abdominal obesity, BMI, waist circumference, clustering, CVD risk factors, Korea

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):411-418.doi:

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A new approach to design and implement a lifestyle intervention programme to prevent type 2 diabetes in New Zealand Maori

Author:Eleanor Murphy, Kirsten A McAuley MBCHB, PhD, Damo

Keywords:indigenous people, type 2 diabetes, diabetes prevention, lifestyle intervention, New Zealand Maori

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):419-422.doi:

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Implementation of a successful lifestyle intervention programme for New Zealand Maori to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Author:Kirsten A McAuley MBCHB, PhD, Eleanor Murphy, Rebe

Keywords:diabetes prevention, lifestyle intervention, 2 diabetes, New Zealand Maori, prevention programmes

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):423-426.doi:

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Dual forms of malnutrition in the same households in Malaysia – a case study among Malay rural households

Author:Geok Lin Khor PhD and Zalilah Mohd Sharif PhD

Keywords:underweight child/overweight mother, food intake, energy balance, malnutrition, Malaysia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):427-438.doi:

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A case study on dual forms of malnutrition among selected households in District 1, Tondo, Manila

Author:Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa PhD, Ruby D Lana MStat and

Keywords:dual malnutrition, underweight child/overweight mother, Philippines

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):438-446.doi:

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Retrospective study of preventive effect of maize on mortality from Parkinson’s disease in Japan

Author:Tetsuhito Fukushima MD, PhD, Keiko Tanaka PhD , Ka

Keywords:maize, corn, parkinson's disease, Japan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):447-450.doi:

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Haemoglobin status of adult women of two ethnic groups living in a peri-urban area of Kolkata city, India: a micro-level study

Author:Rohini Ghosh PhD and Premananda Bharati PhD

Keywords:Munda and Pod women, anaemia, body mass index, peri-urban, nutrient intake, India

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):451-459.doi:

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Anaemia and vitamin A deficiency in poor urban pregnant women of Bangladesh

Author:Faruk Ahmed PhD, Ismat Mahmuda MSc, Abeda Sattar M

Keywords:vitamin A deficiency, anaemia, pregnant women, serum retinol, haemoglobin, urban poor, Bangladesh

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):460-466.doi:

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Dietary carotenoid intake as a predictor of bone mineral density

Author:Naiyana WattanapenpaiboonPhD, Widjaja Lukito PhD,

Keywords:bone mineral density, bone, diet, carotenoids, lycopene, β-carotene, fruit, vegetables, phytonutrients

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):467-473.doi:

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Inhibitory effects of aqueous crude extract of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on chemical-induced genotoxicity in mice

Author:Kumpati Premkumar PhD, Suresh K Abraham PhD, Sathi

Keywords:saffron, inhibitory effects, micronucleus test, cisplatin, mitomycin-C, urethane

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):474-476.doi:

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Whole cereal and legume seeds increase faecal short chain fatty acids compared to ground seeds

Author:Amynta L HoveyBSc(Hons) MHN, Gwyn P JonesBSc(Hons)

Keywords:bacteria, colon function, electron microscopy, faecal composition, fermentation, short chain fatty acids, wholegrain, whole seeds

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):477-482.doi:

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Serum leptin and insulin levels during chronic diurnal fasting

Author:Salah Kassab MD, PhD, Tarik Abdul-Ghaffar PhD, Das

Keywords:leptin, insulin, Ramadan fasting, obesity, Bahrain

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):483-487.doi:

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Effect of S-allylcysteine on oxidant-antioxidant status during N-methyl-N’-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine and saturated sodium chloride-induced gastric carcinogenesis in Wistar rats

Author:Balaiya Velmurugan MPhil, Vaidhyanathan Bhuvaneswa

Keywords:gastric carcinogenesis, N-methyl-N’-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine, chemoprevention, garlic, S-allylcysteine, lipid peroxidation, antioxidants

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(4):488-494.doi:

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