Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Published By HEC PRESS

Volume 24,4(December 2015)   Issue 4

Data:December 2015

In this issue (25 articles)

Preferred ecosystem characteristics: their food and health relevance to China’s rapid urbanisation

Author:Valerie Gibson BSc, Yong-Guan Zhu PhD, Rubing Ge M

Keywords: ecosystem health disorders, urbanisation, rural, natural environment, food systems

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):556-574.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.29

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Garlic intake lowers fasting blood glucose: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Author:Li-qiong Hou MSc, Yun-hui Liu MSc, Yi-yi Zhang MSc

Keywords:garlic, meta-analysis, glucose, randomized controlled trial, type 2 diabetes

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):575-582.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.15

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Peri-operative immunonutrition in patients undergoing liver transplantation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Author:Qiucheng Lei BS, Xinying Wang MD, Huazhen Zheng B

Keywords:immunonutrition, ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, glutamine, liver transplantation, meta-analysis

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):583-590.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.20

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Preoperative Nutritional Risk Index to predict postoperative survival time in primary liver cancer patients

Author:Yacong Bo MD, Mingjie Yao MD, Ling Zhang MD, Wolde

Keywords:Nutritional Risk Index, postoperative survival time, weight loss, primary liver cancer, hepatectomy

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):591-597.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.26

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Relationship between pre-treatment nutritional status,serum glutamine, arginine levels and clinicopathologicalfeatures in Taiwan colorectal cancer patients

Author:Yi-Ping Pan BA, Pei-Hung Chang MD, Chung-Wei Fan

Keywords:body weight loss, low BMI, hypoalbuminemia, glutamine, arginine

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):598-604.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.23

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The adductor pollicis muscle: a poor predictor of clinical outcome in ICU patients

Author:Claudia Leong Shu-Fen BSc, Venetia Ong BN, Yanika

Keywords:adductor pollicis, anthropometry, nutritional status, intensive care, clinical outcome

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):605-609.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.22

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Association between nutrient adequacy and psychosocial factors with overall rate of weight loss after bariatric surgery

Author:Divya Vanoh Msc, Suzana Shahar PhD, Nik Ritza Kosa

Keywords:obesity, bariatric surgery, binge eating disorder, depression, rate of weight loss

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):610-619.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.11

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Effect of cooling of cooked white rice on resistant starch content and glycemic response

Author:Steffi Sonia MD, Fiastuti Witjaksono PhD, Rahmawa

Keywords:cooling, rice, resistant starch, glycemic response, retrogradation

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):620-625.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.13

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Association of cystatin C with leptin and TNF-α in elderly Japanese women

Author:Ayaka Tsuboi NRD, Mika Takeuchi PhD, NRD, Mayu Ter

Keywords: cystatin C, leptin, TNF-α, kidney function, elderly

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):626-632.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.18

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Cohort study examining the association between vegetable consumption and weight gain in a single year among Japanese employees at a manufacturing company

Author:Kimi Sawada MSc, Nobuko Murayama PhD, Yukari Take

Keywords:vegetable consumption, weight gain, Japanese employees, one-year cohort study

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):633-638.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.08

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Comparison of the dietary intakes of individuals with and without type 1 diabetes in China

Author:Lindsay M Jaacks PhD, Shufa Du PhD, Michelle A Men

Keywords:human nutrition, carbohydrate, epidemiology, type 1 diabetes, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):639-649.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.03

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Relationship between perinatal antioxidant vitamin and heavy metal levels and the growth and cognitive development of children at 5 years of age

Author:Yongfang Liu MD, Qian Chen MD, Xiaoping Wei MD, Li

Keywords:antioxidant vitamins, heavy metals, intelligence quotients, cord blood, children

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):650-658.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.25

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Dietary survey of anaemic infants and young children in urban areas of China: a cross-sectional study

Author:Ni Jia MD, Shuaiming Zhang MD, Tao Li MD, Zangwen

Keywords:anaemia, infant and young child, diet nutrients, continuing breastfeeding, urban areas

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):659-664.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.05

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The relationship between socioeconomic development and malnutrition in children younger than 5 years in China during the period 1990 to 2010

Author:Lifang Wu PhD, Zhenyu Yang PhD, Shi-an Yin PhD, Me

Keywords:socioeconomic development, children, malnutrition, anaemia, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):665-673.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.24

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Whole grain intake, determined by dietary records and plasma alkylresorcinol concentrations, is low among pregnant women in Singapore

Author:Alastair B Ross PhD, Marjorelee T Colega BSc, Ai L

Keywords:whole grain, Singapore, pregnant women, alkylresorcinols, dietary intake

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):674-682.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.19

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Elevated total plasma homocysteine levels are associated with type 2 diabetes in women with hypertension

Author:Changyi Wang PhD, Qunhong Wu PhD, Lina Zhang PhD,

Keywords: tHcy, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, interaction, population-based study

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):683-691.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.09

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Why is there gender disparity in the body mass index trends among adults in the 1997-2011 China health and nutrition surveys?

Author:Yifei Ouyang PhD, Huijun Wang PhD, Chang Su PhD, W

Keywords:body mass index, obesity, overweight, gender disparity, China

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):692-700.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.06

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Longitudinal study of body mass index in Asian men who immigrate to the US

Author:Eva Erber Oakkar PhD, June Stevens MS, PhD, Patric

Keywords:Asians, immigration, acculturation, body mass index, residence

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):701-709.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.10

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Dietary patterns and their association with hypertension among Pakistani urban adults

Author:Nilofer F Safdar PhD, Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson

Keywords:dietary patterns, factor analysis, Pakistan, hypertension, lifestyle behaviours

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):710-719.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.27

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Correlates of household food insecurity and low dietary diversity in rural Cambodia

Author:Christine M McDonald ScD, Judy McLean PhD, Hou Kro

Keywords:household food security, dietary diversity, Cambodia

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):720-730.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.14

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Food systems and life expectancy with rapid urbanisation in provincial China

Author:Valerie Gibson BSc, Yong-Guan Zhu PhD, Rubing Ge M

Keywords:ecosystem health disorders, urbanisation, rural, food systems, life expectancy

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):731-743.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.28

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Dietary health behaviour and beliefs among university students from 26 low, middle and high income countries

Author:Supa Pengpid DrPH, Karl Peltzer PhD

Keywords:dietary behaviour, health beliefs, knowledge, university students, multi-country

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):744-752.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.21

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Gaviscon and domperidon responsive apnea episodes associated with gastro-esophageal reflux disease in twin

Author:Huseyin Bilgin MD, Abdulkadir Eren MD, Semra Kara

Keywords:apnea, gastro esophageal reflux disease, premature, newborn, treatment

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):753-755.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.12

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Feeding an infant with high arched palate by high flow rate bottle nipple

Author:Abdulkadir Eren MD, Huseyin Bilgin MD, Semra Kara

Keywords:newborn, high arched palate, feeding, nipple, bottle

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):756-758.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.16

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Adolescent Pregnancy and the First 1000 Days (the Philippine Situation)

Author:Mario V Capanzana PhD, Divorah V Aguila MSPH, Char

Keywords:adolescent females, maternal nutrition, adolescent pregnancy, pregnant and lactating women, Philippines

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2015;24(4):759-766.doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.4.07

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