Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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Dietary patterns change over two years in early adolescent girls in Hawai’i

Author:Michelle Ann Mosley

Keywords:dietary patterns, principal component analysis, body mass index, obesity, adolescents

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.01

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Premorbid Dietary Intake of Protein Is Associated with Early Outcomes but Not with Severity of Ischemic Stroke

Author:Gelin Xu

Keywords:diet, protein intake, stroke severity, outcome, ischemic stroke

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.022017.18

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Exercise induced dehydration status and skinfold compressibility in athletes: an intervention study

Author:Daniela Araújo

Keywords:skinfold’ thickness, dehydration, anthropometry, compressibility, Lipotool

 doi: 0.6133/apjcn.022017.20

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Platelet-related cytokines among normal body mass index, overweight, and obese Malaysians

Author:Nasrin Riyahi MSc, Eusni Rahayu Mohd Tohit MPath,

Keywords:body mass index, soluble CD40 ligand, mean platelet volume, soluble

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.01

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Relative validity of an indirect calorimetry device for measuring resting energy expenditure and respiratory quotient

Author:Xi Wang, Yuan Wang, Zenghui Ding, Guangbei Cao, Fu

Keywords:Indirect calorimetry, Resting energy expenditure, Respiratory quotient,

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.02

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Fruit and vegetable intake of Korean children and adolescents according to cooking location and daily meal: study based on 2010 and 2011 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data

Author:Yong-Suk Kwon

Keywords:vegetable, fruit, child, adolescent, KNHANES

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.09

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Low maternal folate concentrations and maternal MTHFR C677T polymorphism are associated with an increased risk for neural tube defects in offspring: a case-control study among Pakistani case and control mothers

Author:Nuzhat Nauman

Keywords:folate, blood folate concentrations, neural tube defects, MTHFR,

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.10

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Comparisons of proteomic profiles of whey protein between donor human milk collected earlier than 3 months and 6 months after delivery

Author:Won-Ho Hahn

Keywords:bioinformatics, Human donor milk, postnatal age, postpartum age,

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.16

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Development and validation of a pediatric nutritional screening score (PNSS) for hospitalized children

Author:Lina Lu

Keywords: nutritional screening tool, pediatric patients, undernutrition, clinical outcome,

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.17

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Common food antimicrobials: effects on cellular inflammation andoxidative damage and their estimated occurrence in Singapore

Author:Claudine Loong

Keywords: antimicrobial, prevalence, inflammation, myeloperoxidase, oxidative stress

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.24

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International hospital accreditation and clinical nutrition service in acute care hospitals in South Korea: results of a nationwide cross-sectional survey

Author:Mi Hyang Um

Keywords:clinical nutrition service, clinical dietitian, Joint Commission International

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.25

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Chronic low grade inflammation measured by dietary inflammatory index and its association with obesity among school teachers in Yangon, Myanmar

Author:Khin Mittar Moe San

Keywords:Obesity, chronic low grade inflammation, dietary inflammatory index, urban

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.06

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Consumption and sources of added sugar in Indonesia: a review


Keywords: added sugar, diet, Indonesia, consumption, food sources

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.07

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Prevalence and determinants of iron deficiency anemia among non-pregnant women of reproductive age in Pakistan

Author:Muhammad Atif Habib, MBBS, MPH, Camille Raynes-Gre

Keywords:iron deficiency anemia, non pregnant women, prevalence, predictors,

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.14

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Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors in pregnant Chinese women: a cross-sectional study in Huangdao, Qingdao, China

Author:Li Wu

Keywords:gestational diabetes mellitus, prevalence, risk factors, universal two-child policy, medical nutrition therapy

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.03

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Selenium in infant formula milk

Author:Meng-Jie He

Keywords: selenium speciation, infant formula milk, human breast milk, food, policy

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.12

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Dietary patterns, dietary biomarkers, and kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes: a repeated-measure study in Taiwan

Author:Hsin-Fang Chung, PhD1, Chih-Cheng Hsu, MD, DrPH2,

Keywords: dietary pattern, dietary biomarker, kidney disease, Chinese population, type 2

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.15

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Regular egg consumption at breakfast by Japanese woman university students improves daily nutrient intakes: open-labeled observations

Author:Chie Taguchi

Keywords:egg, breakfast, nutritional balance, dietary habit, antioxidant

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.17

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Differences in brain-derived neurotrophic factor between neonates born to mothers with normal and low ferritin


Keywords:brain-derived neurotrophic factor, ferritin, maternal, neonates, iron deficiency anemia

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.18

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Relevance of the Mini Nutritional Assessment in cirrhotic liver disease patients

Author:Kenichiro Yasutake

Keywords:liver cirrhosis, nutritional screening, malnutrition, body composition, MNA short-form

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.04

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Contributors to nutritional status in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis as practised in Henan Province, China

Author:Jinhong Miao

Keywords:continuous ambulatory, peritoneal dialysis, nutritional status, factors, analysis

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.05

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Assessing self-reported green tea and coffee consumption by food frequency questionnaire and food record and their association with polyphenol biomarkers in Japanese women

Author:Ryusuke Takechi

Keywords:polyphenols, green tea, coffee, food frequency questionnaire, food record

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.06

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Intake ratio and major food sources of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids in Korea: a study based on the sixth Korea national health and nutrition examination survey (2013–2014)

Author:Ae Wha Ha, Woo Kyoung Kim

Keywords:n-3 fatty acid, α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, n-6 fatty acid

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.07

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Effects of grass jelly on glycemic control: hydrocolloids may inhibit gut carbohydrase

Author:Joseph Lim

Keywords: diabetes, grass jelly, glycaemic response, gel, viscous fibre

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.16

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Dietary glycemic load and metabolic status in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in southeastern China

Author:Xiuhong Lin

Keywords:type 2 diabetes mellitus, Chinese, glycemic load, blood glucose, blood lipid

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.03

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Taste perception and diet in people of Chinese ancestry

Author:Claudia Leong Shu-Fen

Keywords: taste intensities, dietary patterns, Chinese, sodium, potassium, quinine, phenylthiocarbamide (PTC)

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.08

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Ambient temperature-related exaggerated post-prandial insulin response in a young athlete: a case report and implications for climate change

Author:Sophie Antoine-Jonville

Keywords:environment; heat; diabetes; case study; exercise training

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.10

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Astaxanthin improves glucose metabolism and reduces blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Author:Nafiseh Sokri Mashhadi

Keywords:astaxanthin, dyslipidemia, hypertriglycemia, adiponectin, diabetes mellitus

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.11

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The efficacy of parenteral fish oil in critical illness patients with sepsis: a prospective, non-randomized, observational study

Author:Wen-si Li

Keywords:parenteral fish oil, sepsis, critical illness, clinical study, nutrition

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.07

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Breast milk and infant iodine status during the first 12 weeks of lactation in Tianjin City, China

Author:Wei Wang

Keywords:Iodine Status, Breast Milk, Lactating Women, Infant, Urine

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.03

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Breakfast consumption among Malaysian primary and secondary school children and relationship with body weight status – Findings from the MyBreakfast Study

Author:E Siong Tee

Keywords:breakfast consumption, physical activity, body weight status, children, Malaysia

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.03

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Nutritional composition of breast milk in Chinese women: a systematic review

Author:Ting Yang

Keywords: human breast milk, nutritional composition, macronutrients, fatty acids, minerals

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.13

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The effects of green kiwifruit combined with isoflavones on equol production, bone turnover and gut microflora in healthy postmenopausal women

Author:Marlena C Kruger

Keywords:kiwifruit, bone markers, isoflavones, gut microbiota, postmenopausal women

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.06


Effects of eating frequency on respiratory quotient in patients with liver cirrhosis: a randomized controlled trial

Author:Jia Yao

Keywords: cirrhosis, nutrition, meal frequency, respiratory quotient, indirect calorimetry

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.07

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Childhood overweight and obesity amongst primary school children in Hai Phong city, Vietnam

Author:Hoang Thi Duc Ngan

Keywords:Vietnam, childhood overweight, childhood obesity, diet, physical activity

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.08

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Cinnamon improves metabolic factors without detectable effects on adiponectin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Author:Azam Borzoei

Keywords:polycystic ovary syndrome, cinnamon, glycemic indices, lipid profile, adiponectin

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.02

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Refeeding hypophosphataemia after enteral nutrition in a Malaysian intensive care unit: risk factors and outcome

Author:Azrina Md Ralib

Keywords:refeeding syndrome, refeeding hypophosphataemia, organ failure, intensive care unit, risk factors

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.09

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Eating disorders and body image concerns as influenced by family and media among university students in Sharjah, UAE

Author:Hadia Radwan

Keywords:eating disorders, mass media, parental factors, body shape, university students

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.10

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Association of vitamin D deficiency with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and diabetic nephropathy in Tianjin, China

Author:Leping Fan

Keywords:type 2 diabetes mellitus, Vitamin D, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic nephropathy, diabetes duration

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.11

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Is high sodium intake associated with hearing impairment? The association between spot urine sodium concentration and hearing threshold in Korean adolescents

Author:Hyun Seung

Keywords:Sodium intake; Urinary sodium; Hearing threshold; Adolescent; Hearing loss

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.09

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Rehabilitation nutrition in pressure ulcer management with type 2 diabetes: a case report

Author:Yoko Saino

Keywords: nutritional intervention, diabetes mellitus, wound healing, malnutrition, physical function

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.05

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Taste sensitivities and diet of Chinese and Indians in Singapore

Author:Claudia Leong Shu-Fen

Keywords:diet, human health, Chinese, Indian, taste

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.04

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Prognostic value of preoperative prognostic nutritional index in stage III gastric cancer after curative resection: A retrospective cohort study

Author:Hua-Xi Wang, Cun-Chuan Wang, Wah Yang, Li-Lian Gao

Keywords: prognostic nutritional index, survival, advanced gastric cancer, serum albumin, lymphocytes

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.03

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Effect of individualised dietary education at medical check-ups on maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant Japanese women

Author:Reiko Tajirika-Shirai, Hidemi Takimoto, Tetsuji Yo

Keywords:dietary education, infant, pregnancy outcomes, weight gain, BMI

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.082017.01

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Malnutrition and chronic inflammation as risk factors for sarcopenia in elderly patients with hip fracture

Author:Jun-Il Yoo, Yong-Chan Ha, Hana Choi, Kyu-Hwang Kim

Keywords:chronic inflammation, hip fracture, malnutrition, sarcopenia, elderly

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.082017.02

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Effect of probiotic supplements in women with gestational diabetes mellitus on inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers: a randomized clinical trial

Author:Majid Hajifaraji, Fatemeh Jahanjou, Fatemeh Abbasa

Keywords:gestational diabetes mellitus, probiotics, inflammation, oxidative stress

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.082017.03

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Validation study of a self-administered diet history questionnaire for estimating amino acid intake among Japanese adults

Author:Hitomi Suga, Keiko Asakura, Satoshi Sasaki, Masanori Nojima, Hitomi Okubo, Naoko Hirota, Akiko Notsu, Mitsuru Fukui, Chigusa Date

Keywords:diet history questionnaire, amino acid, dietary intake, validation study, Japanese

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.09

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Identifying errors in meals provided to and sourced by patients on therapeutic diets in hospital

Author:Megan Rattray, Ben Desbrow, Shelley Roberts

Keywords:meal accuracy, food safety, patient safety, meal delivery, specialised diets specialised

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.10

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Age and CD4 count are dominant factors in the prediction of anaemia in Javanese HIV patients

Author:Joko Wahyuwibowo

Keywords:age, CD4, anaemia, HIV, Javanese

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.082017.04

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Thalassemia and other hemoglobinopathies among anemic individuals in Metro Manila, Philippines and their intake of iron supplements

Author:Mario V. Capanzana, Ma Angelina L. Mirasol, Geoffry Smith, Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, Leah Perlas, Francisco de los Reyes, Maria Sofia Amarra,

Keywords:thalassemia, genetic hemoglobin disorders, Philippines, anemia, iron deficiency

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.01

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Combined effect of eating alone and a poor nutritional status on cognitive decline among older adults in Taiwan

Author:Cheng-Lun Li, Ho-Jui Tung, Ming-Chin Yeh

Keywords:mini nutrition assessment, cognitive functioning, eating alone, older adults, Taiwan

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.05

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Association of dopamine receptor D2 gene (DRD2) Taq1 polymorphisms with eating behaviors and obesity among Chinese and Indian Malaysian university students

Author:Fang-Ying Lek, Hing-Huat Ong, Yee-How Say

Keywords:DRD2 gene Taq1 polymorphisms, eating behavior, obesity, Malaysia, university students

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.09

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The quality of evidence on nutrition intervention published in Chinese journals: an assessment of meta-analyses on vitamin interventions

Author:Yun Li

Keywords:systematic review, meta-analyses, vitamin, methodological quality, reporting quality

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.052017.02

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Processed and ultraprocessed food consumption pattern in the Jakarta Individual Food Consumption Survey 2014

Author:Dyah Setyowati

Keywords: Individual Food Consumption Survey, nutrient intake, processed foods, processed ingredients, ultraprocessed foods

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.062017.01

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Weight and height faltering in the indigenous children (Orang Asli) of Peninsular Malaysia during the first 2 years of life

Author:Wong Chee Yen, Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Siti Nur’Asyu

Keywords:undernutrition, growth faltering, Orang Asli children, Peninsular Malaysia, prospective cohort study

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.02

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Determinants and nutritional assessment value of hand grip strength in patients hospitalized with cancer

Author:Chun-lei Hu, Miao Yu, Kai-tao Yuan, Hong-lan Yu, Y

Keywords: hand grip strength, PG-SGA, malnutrition, sarcopenia, cancer patients

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.04

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Habitual tea drinking associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes in Vietnamese adults

Author:Chung Thanh Nguyen, Andy Lee, Ngoc Minh Pham, Vuon

Keywords:case-control study, green tea, tea consumption, risk factors, type 2 diabetes

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.072017.08

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Effect of ascorbic acid rich, micro-nutrient fortified supplement on the iron bioavailability of ferric pyrophosphate from a milk based beverage in Indian school children

Author:Maria Pauline, Sejil T Verghese, Bindu Y Srinivasu, Beena Bose, Tinku Thomas, Amit K Mandal, Prashanth Thankachan, Anura V Kurpad MBBS

Keywords:ferric pyrophosphate, micronutrient, milk, iron bioavailability, stable isotope

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.07

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Adult serum 25(OH)D3 in Gansu province, northwest China: a cross-sectional study

Author:Jing Liu, Wenjuan Ma, Lianhua Wei, Yan Yang, Ruifei Yang, Feifei Shao, Yu Wang, Limin Tian

Keywords:vitamin D deficiency, gender, sun exposure, physical activity, Gansu, China

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.06

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Pre-earthquake national patterns of preschool child undernutrition and household food insecurity in Nepal in 2013 and 2014

Author:Sudeep Shrestha, Andrew L Thorne-Lyman, Swetha Manohar, Binod Shrestha, Sumanta Neupane, Ruchita Rajbhandary, Raman Shrestha, Rolf D.W. Klemm, Bareng A.S. Nonyane, Ramesh K Adhikari, Patrick Webb, Keith P West Jr

Keywords:malnutrition, household food insecurity, national survey, nutrition surveillance, Nepal

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.04

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The different effects of prenatal nutrient supplementation on neonatal birth weights between urban and rural areas of northwest China: a cross-sectional study

Author:Ruo Zhang, Chao Li, Baibing Mi, Shanshan Li, Pengfei Qu, Shaonong Dang, Danmeng Liu, Ruhai Bai, Hong Yan

Keywords:prenatal nutrient supplementation, neonatal birth weight, different effects, northwest China, cross-sectional study

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102017.01

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Iodine deficiency in women of childbearing age: not bread alone?

Author:Kharis Burns, Constance Yap, Ashraf Mina, Jenny E Gunton

Keywords:pregnancy-planning, iodine deficiency, women, public health, urine iodine

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102017.01


The efficacy of parenteral fish oil in critical illness patients with sepsis: a prospective, non-randomized, observational study

Author:Wen-si Li

Keywords:parenteral fish oil, sepsis, critical illness, clinical study, nutrition

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.07

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Development and evaluation of nutritional, sensory and glycemic properties of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) based food products

Author:Shobana Shanmugam

Keywords:decorticated finger millet, vermicelli, glycaemic index, dietary fibre, functional foods

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.18

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Dietary patterns and obesity in preschool children in Australia: a cross-sectional study

Author:Shao Jia Zhou

Keywords:dietary patterns, intake, preschool children, overweight, obesity

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.19

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Continuous tube feeding versus intermittent oral feeding for intermediate position enterostomy in infants

Author:Weibing Tang


 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.21

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Nutritional quality and patterns of lunch menus at child care centers in South Korea and Japan

Author:Sooyoun Kwon

Keywords:lunch menu, child care centers, menu pattern, food service, Korea and

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.04

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Associations between Socioeconomic Status and Overweight among Urban Children Aged 7-12 years in Chengdu, Southwest China

Author:Guo Cheng

Keywords:children; overweight; obesity; socioeconomic Status; China

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.022017.12

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Is high sodium intake associated with hearing impairment? The association between spot urine sodium concentration and hearing threshold in Korean adolescents

Author:Hyun Seung Choi

Keywords: Sodium intake; Urinary sodium; Hearing threshold; Adolescent; Hearing

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.09

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Effects of palm olein and olive oil on serum lipids in a Chinese population: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial

Author:Guiju Sun

Keywords:palm olein, olive oil, blood lipids, cross-over trial, population intervention

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.032017.12

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The anti-wasting effects of L-carnitine supplementation on cancer: experimental data and clinical studies

Author: Azadeh Moghaddas

Keywords: L-carnitine, muscle wasting, cachexia, fatigue, oxidative stress

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.10

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Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) in children with persistent diarrhea: avoidance of elemental diet need, accessibility and costs

Author:Ariani Dewi Widodo

Keywords:persistent diarrhea, pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, pancreatic enzyme supplementation, children, length of diarrhea

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.082017.05

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Anthropometry to assess body fat in Indonesian adults

Author:Janatin Hastuti, Masaharu Kagawa, Nuala M Byrne, Andrew P Hills

Keywords:body composition, percentage body fat, prediction equation, anthropometry, Indonesian adults

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.02

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Food Guide Pagoda and the food safety of women: one-year follow-up study on the effects of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Author:Xianglong Xu, Bing Li, Ruixue Bai, Yunshuang Rao, Lingli Liu, Cesar Reis, Manoj Sharma, Yong Zhao

Keywords:Food Guide Pagoda, food safety, follow-up study, the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, women

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.092017.08

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Glycemic load is associated with diabetes and prediabetes among middle-aged and elderly adults in Guangzhou, China

Author:Chao-gang Chen

Keywords:carbohydrate, glycemic load, prediabetes, diabetes, obesity

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.05

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