Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 17,1(March 2008)   Issue 1

Data:March 2008

In this issue (27 articles)

Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Award for 2008

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Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):1.doi:

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The opportunities and challenges of evidence-based nutrition (EBN) in the Asia Pacific region: clinical practice and policy-setting

Author:Mark L Wahlqvist MD, Meei-Shyuan Lee DrPH, Joseph

Keywords:systematic reviews (SRs), clinical nutrition trials, portfolios of evidence, hierarchies of evidence, knowledge, traditional diets, evidence based health policy (EBHP)

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):2-7.doi:

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Cardiovascular pathogenesis in hyperhomocysteinemia

Author:Tao Huang BSc, Gaofeng Yuan MSc, Zhiguo Zhang MSc,

Keywords:Homocysteine, smooth muscle cell, oxidizing stress, teratogenic action, proinflammatory

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):8-16.doi:

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Effectiveness of Taiwanese traditional herbal diet for pain management in terminal cancer patients

Author:Tsung-Hsiu Wu MSc PhD, Tai-Yuan Chiu PhD MD, Jaw-S

Keywords:Taiwanese traditional herbal diet, terminal cancer patients, verbal numerical scale, pain

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):17-22.doi:

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Protection of myocardium in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats by water extracts of Hsian-tsao (Mesona procumbens Hemsl.)

Author:Min Yang MD, Zhengping Xu PHD, Ronghua Zhang MD, P

Keywords:rat, Mesona procumbens Hemsl., diabetic cardiomyopathy, Thrombospondin-1, diabetes

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):23-29.doi:

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Effect of a lactose-free milk formula supplemented with bifidobacteria and streptococci on the recovery from acute diarrhoea

Author:Meng Mao MD, Tao Yu MD, Ying Xiong MD, Zhiling Wan

Keywords:infants, acute diarrhoea, rotavirus, probiotics, Bifidobacterium lactisBb12

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):30-34.doi:

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Glycemic index of common Malaysian fruits

Author:S Daniel Robert MSc, Aziz Al-safi Ismail PhD, Than

Keywords:glucose, durian, papaya, pineapple, watermelon

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):35-39.doi:

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Iron status among Australian adults: findings of a population based study in Queensland, Australia

Author:Faruk Ahmed PhD, Terry Coyne PhD, Annette Dobson P

Keywords:Serum ferritin, iron status, iron deficiency, elevated serum ferritin, anaemia, prevalence, cross-sectional survey

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):40-47.doi:

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Micronutrient deficiencies and anemia among preschool children in rural Vietnam

Author:Nguyen Van Nhien MD MSc, Nguyen Cong Khan MD PhD,

Keywords:hemoglobin, trace element, vitamin A, zinc, selenium, magnesium

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):48-55.doi:

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An assessment of progress toward universal salt iodization in Rajasthan, India, using iodine nutrition indicators in school-aged children and pregnant women from the same households

Author:Eric-Alain AtegboPhD, Rajan Sankar MD, Werner Schu

Keywords:universal salt iodization, urinary iodine excretion, iodine, ban on non-iodized salt

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):56-62.doi:

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Suburban clustering of vitamin D deficiency in Melbourne, Australia

Author:Bircan Erbas MSc PhD, Peter R Ebeling MD FRACP, Di

Keywords:vitamin D, ethnicity, young women

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):63-67.doi:

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Effects of vitamin D fortified milk on vitamin D status in Mongolian school age children

Author:Davaasambuu Ganmaa MD PhD, Uush Tserendolgor MD Ph

Keywords:milk, vitamin D deficiency, growth, rickets, Mongolia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):68-71.doi:

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Co-existing micronutrient deficiencies among stunted Cambodian infants and toddlers

Author:Victoria P AndersonMSc,Susan Jack MBChB, Didier Mo

Keywords:anaemia, Cambodia, children, stunted, haemoglobinopathies, iron, zinc, vitamin A

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):72-79.doi:

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Fatty acid profiles of blood lipids in a population group in Tibet: correlations with diet and environmental conditions

Author:Patrizia Risé PhD, Franca Marangoni PhD, Antonella

Keywords:Tibetans, Italians, blood fatty acids, dietary fats, altitude

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):80-85.doi:

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Fish consumption and health in French Polynesia

Author:Eric Dewailly MD PhD, Ludivine Château-Degat PhD 1

Keywords:Seafood, mercury, selenium, omega-3 fatty acids, Polynesia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):86-93.doi:

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Dietary patterns and food choices of a population sample of adults on Guam

Author:Rebecca S Pobocik PhD RD, Alison Trager MFCS RD an

Keywords:dietary patterns, food, Guam, calcium, Chamorro

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):94-100.doi:

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Bone mineral density of vegetarian and non-vegetarian adults in Taiwan

Author:Yuh-Feng Wang MD, Jainn-Shiun Chiu MD, Mei-Hua Chu

Keywords: diet, bone mineral density, osteoporosis, vegetarian, non-vegetarian

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):101-106.doi:

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The relative impact of a vegetable-rich diet on key markers of health in a cohort of Australian adolescents

Author:Ross Grant PhD, Ayse Bilgin PhD, Carol Zeuschner M

Keywords:vegetarian, glucose, nuts, BMI, vitamin B12

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):107-115.doi:

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Application of refractometry to quality assurance monitoring of parenteral nutrition solutions

Author:Wei-Kuo Chang MD PhD, You-Chen Chao MD, Ming-Kung

Keywords:refractometer, refractive index, quality assurance, nutrition, parenteral nutrition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):116-122.doi:

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Dynamic shifts in Chinese eating behaviors

Author:Zhihong Wang MS 1,2 , Fengying Zhai MD 2 , Shufa D

Keywords:Socioeconomic status, eating behaviors, trends, diet survey, Chinese

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):123-130.doi:

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Obesity prevalence and time trend among youngsters in China, 1982-2002

Author:Yanping Li PhD, Evert G Schouten PhD, Xiaoqi Hu MD

Keywords:Chinese youngsters, overweight, obesity, trend, stunting

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):131-137.doi:

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Risk factors for excess body fatness in New Zealand children

Author:James Scott Duncan MSc (Hons), Grant Schofield PhD

Keywords:obesity, ethnicity, diet, physical activity, sleep

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):138-147.doi:

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Parent’s views of the importance of making changes in settings where children spend time to prevent obesity

Author:David Crawford PhD, Anna Timperio PhD, Karen Campb

Keywords:kindergartens, schools, obesity prevention, perceptions, parents

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):148-158.doi:

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Green tea and gastric cancer risk: meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies

Author:Yong Zhou MD, Ni Li MD, Wen Zhuang MD, Guanjian Li

Keywords: Meta-analysis, green tea, gastric cancer, case-control study, cohort study

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):159-165.doi:

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Validity and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use among pregnant women in rural China

Author:Yue Cheng MD, Hong Yan MD, Michael John Dibley MB

Keywords:food frequency questionnaire, calibration, pregnancy, diet surveys, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):166-177.doi:

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Development of food frequency questionnaires and a nutrient database for the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological (PURE) pilot study in South India: Methodological issues

Author:Ankalmadagu Venkatasubbareddy Bharathi MSc, Anura

Keywords:Databases, nutrient assessment, India, epidemiologic methods, questionnaires

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):178-185.doi:

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Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17(1):186.doi:

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