Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 16,3(September 2007)   Issue 3

Data:September 2007

In this issue (25 articles)

Improved α-amylase and Helicobacter pylori inhibition by fenugreek extracts derived via solid-state bioconversion using Rhizopus oligosporus

Author:Reena Randhir PhDand Kalidas Shetty PhD

Keywords:fenugreek, α-amylase inhibition, type 2 diabetes, solid-state bioconversion (SSB), Rhizopus oligosporus, β-glucosidase, phenolics, antioxidant activity, L-DOPA (levo-dihydroxy phenylalanine), superoxide dismutase, antioxidant protection factor, Helicobact

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):382-392.doi:

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Recycled palm oil is better than soy oil in maintaining bone properties in a menopausal syndrome model of ovariectomized rat

Author:Ahmad Nazrun Shuid MBBCh, PhD, Loh Hong Chuan BSc,

Keywords:palm oil, vitamin E, heated frying oils, ovariectomy, bone histomorphometry

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):393-402.doi:

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High prevalence of goiter in an iodine replete area: do thyroid auto-antibodies play a role?

Author:Mahin Hashemipour MD, Masoud Amini MD, Ashraf Amin

Keywords:goiter, antithyroid antibody, thyroidperoxidaseantibody, thyroglobulin antibody, autoimmune thyroid disease

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):403-410.doi:

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Four week supplementationwith mixed fruit and vegetable juice concentrates increased protective serum antioxidants and folate and decreased plasma homocysteine in Japanese subjects

Author:Akira Kawashima MD, PhD, Takeo Madarame MD, PhD, H

Keywords:fruits, vegetables, antioxidants, folate, homocysteine, carotenoids, smokers

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):411-421.doi:

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Effects of gamma-tocopherol supplementation on thrombotic risk factors

Author:Indu Singh MSc, Alan H Turner MSc , Andrew J Sincl

Keywords:gamma tocopherol, platelets, lipids, CRP, thrombotic risk factors

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):422-428.doi:

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The effect of n–3 PUFA/γ-cyclodextrin complex on serum lipids in healthy volunteers - a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial

Author:Koji Kobayashi MS, Kei Hamazaki MD, PhD, Shuntaro

Keywords:EPA, n–3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, γ-cyclodextrin, fatty acid composition, triglycerides

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):429-434.doi:

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The effect of early nutritional supplementation with a mixture of probiotic, prebiotic, fiber and micronutrients in infants with acute diarrhea in Indonesia

Author:Rina Agustina MD, MSc, Widjaja Lukito MD,PhD, Agus

Keywords:acute diarrhea, dietary fiber, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, micronutrients, probiotic, prebiotic, Jakarta

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):435-442.doi:

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The validity of the World Health Organisation’s obesity body mass index criteria in a Turkish population: a hospital-based study

Author:Emre Bozkirli MD, Melek Eda Ertorer MD, Okan Bakin

Keywords:obesity, body mass index, body fat percent, bioelectrical impedance analysis, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, Turkey

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):443-447.doi:

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Food security, selection, and healthy eating in a Pacific Community in Auckland New Zealand

Author:Elaine Rush PhD, Naita Puniani MAppSc, Neil Snowli

Keywords:food security, obesity, Pacific, energy density, diet, costs

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):448-454.doi:

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Effect of purple sweet potato leaf consumption on the modulation of the antioxidative status in basketball players during training

Author:Wen-Hsin Chang MSc, Chiao-Ming Chen MSc, Shene-Pin

Keywords:purple sweet potato leaves, polyphenols, basketball, training, antioxidative status

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):455-461.doi:

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Rising trends in BMI of Saudi adolescents: evidence from three national cross sectional studies

Author:Hazzaa M Al-HazzaaPhD, FACSM

Keywords:body mass index, obesity, overweight, childhood, adolescence, Saudi Arabia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):462-466.doi:

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Milk consumption is a risk factor for prostate cancer in Western countries: evidence from cohort studies

Author:Li-Qiang Qin PhD, Jia-Ying Xu SM, Pei-Yu Wang PhD

Keywords: milk, dairy products, prostatecancer, meta-analysis, cohort study, oriental populations

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):467-476.doi:

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Intake of vitamin A-rich foods and lung cancer risk in Taiwan: with special reference to garland chrysanthemum and sweet potato leaf consumption

Author:Yi-Ru Jin MS, Meei-Shyuan Lee DrPH, Jang-Hwa Lee M

Keywords:lung cancer, case-control study, vitamin A, garland chrysanthemum, and sweet potato leaves

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):477-488.doi:

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Short-term effectiveness of an individual counseling program for impaired fasting glucose and mild type 2 diabetes in Japan: a multi-center randomized control trial

Author:Makoto Watanabe MD, Akira Okayama MD, Kazuaki Shim

Keywords:randomized controlled trial, health education, program evaluation, hyperglycemia, public health

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):489-497.doi:

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Tocotrienol levels in adipose tissue of benign and malignant breast lumps in patients in Malaysia

Author:Kalanithi Nesaretnam PhD, Patricia Alison Gomez MD

Keywords:tocotrienols, tocopherols, adipose tissue, fatty acid composition, malignant and benign lumps

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):498-504.doi:

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Multiple micronutrient fortification of salt and its effect on cognition in Chennai school children

Author:Malavika Vinod Kumar PhD and Srinivasa Rajagopalan

Keywords:child nutrition, India, multiple micronutrients, salt fortification, iron, vitamin A, B complex vitamins, cognition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):505-511.doi:

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Determinants of child malnutrition during the 1999 economic crisis in selected poor areas of Indonesia

Author:Saptawati Bardosono MD PhD, Soemilah Sastroamidjoj

Keywords:crisis, poverty, economy, recent-onset malnutrition (wasting), chronic malnutrition (stunting and anaemia), determinants, under-five children, Jakarta, Banggai, Alor-Rote

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):512-526.doi:

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Anemia in pregnancy in Malaysia: a cross-sectional survey

Author:Jamaiyah Haniff MPH, MD, Anita Das MPH, MBBS, Lim

Keywords:anemia, pregnancy, prevalence, haemoglobin, grandmultiparity

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):527-536.doi:

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Influences on maternal and child nutrition in the highlands of the northern Lao PDR

Author:Wendy Holmes MB BS MSc (CH) Lond, Damian Hoy BAppS

Keywords:nutrition, Lao PDR, Laos, mother, child, qualitative study

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):537-545.doi:

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Determinants of blood pressure among Indonesian elderly individuals who are of normal and over-weight: a cross sectional study in an urban population

Author:Sudijanto Kamso PhD, Johanna S.P. Rumawas MD, Widj

Keywords: Obesity, fat intake, sodium, potassium, calcium, physical activity, blood pressure, Jakarta

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):546-553.doi:

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Effects of continuous enteral L-Arginine in a rat model of the short bowel syndrome

Author:Xiaohua Jiang MD, Weiming Zhu MD, Ning Li MD , Li

Keywords:short bowel syndrome, adaptation, intestine, L-arginine, enteral nutrition

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):554-560.doi:

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A national study on the prevalence of obesity among 16,127 Malaysians

Author:Lekhraj Rampal MBBS, MPH, DrPH, Sanjay Rampal MBBS

Keywords:prevalence, obesity, ethnicity, Malaysia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):561-566.doi:

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Comparisons of attitudes and practices between obese and normal weight women in Taiwan

Author:Shene-Pin Hu PhD, Tzu-Yin Chiang MS, Sung-Ling Yeh

Keywords:weight-related attitudes, food and beveragepractices, normal-weight, obese people, women Chinese

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):567-571.doi:

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Prevalence of overweight and obesity and its associated factors in aboriginal Taiwanese: findings from the 2001 National Health Interview Survey in Taiwan

Author:Ching-Sung Ho PhD and Alan C Tsai PhD

Keywords:aborigines, obesity, anthropometrics, lifestyle, Taiwan

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):572-579.doi:

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Anti-obesity drug use before professional treatment in Taiwan

Author:Tsan-Hon Liou MD, Chih-Hsing Wu MD, Hsu-Chen Chien

Keywords:Orlistat, sibutramine, dietary supplement, off-label drugs, drug utilization

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16(3):580-586.doi:

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