Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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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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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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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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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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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


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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Effects of MTHFR A1298C polymorphism on peripheral blood folate concentration in healthy populations: a meta-analysis of observational studies

Author:Yu Xin, Lihua Wu, Xiaolin Lu, Shaofang Shangguan, Zhen Wang, Shaoyan Chang, Jiyong Yin, Wei Piao, Ting Zhang, Li Wang

Keywords:methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, A1298C, polymorphism, folate concentration, meta-analysis

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.122017.02

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Efficacy of actinidin-containing kiwifruit extract Zyactinase on constipation: a randomised double-blinded placebo-controlled clinical trial

Author:Iona Weir, Quan Shu, Nengding Wei, Chengkai Wei, Yi Zhu

Keywords: kiwifruit, constipation, IBS, actinidin, Zyactinase

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.122017.03

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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

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Risk factors for parenteral nutrition-dependence and mortality with the short bowel syndrome: a 10-year retrospective study in Thailand

Author:Narisorn Lakananura

Keywords:short bowel syndrome, parenteral nutrition-dependence, catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI), residual colon, surviva

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102017.03

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Accuracy of basal metabolic rate estimated by predictive equations in Japanese with type 2 diabetes

Author:Shogo Tabata, Norimitsu Kinoshita, Satoru Yamada, Hideo Matsumoto

Keywords:basal metabolic rate (BMR), predictive equation, diabetes, portable gas analyzer, Japanese

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102017.05

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A dietary and nutritional status survey among young children in five big cities of China

Author:Tao Li, Jacques G Bindels, Shuaiming Zhang, Zangwen Tan, Ni Jia, Aihua Liu, Zonghan Zhu, Yaohua Dai

Keywords:nutrition, complementary foods, breastfeeding, dietary recall, China

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.122017.01

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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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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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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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Vitamin A nutrition among East Timor refugee children

Author:Marcelino Correia, V.Swetha E Jeganathan, Nitin Verma

Keywords:vitamin A deficiency, East Timor, children, refugee, nutrition

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.102017.04

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Combined dietary-exercise intervention for gestational weight gain and birthweight: a meta-analysis

Author:Paul N Morison, Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon, Manuel Lopez-Corrales, Arturo Jimenez-Cruz

Keywords: gestational weight gain, RCT, diet and exercise interventions, large for gestational age, birthweight

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.112017.02

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Development of a screening tool to detect nutrition risk in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Author:Paul N Morison, Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon, Manuel Lopez-Corrales, Arturo Jimenez-Cruz

Keywords:nutrition screening tool, nutrition risk, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.112017.01

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Diabetic diets in South Asia: recommendations, adherence, and outcomes

Author:Shirin Kasturia, Mohammed K. Ali, KM Venkat Narayan, Nikhil Tandon, Shivashankar, Vandana Garg, Deksha Kapoor, Anitha Mohanasundaram, Deepa Mohan, Muhammad M Kadir, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Viswanathan Mohan, Lindsay M. Jaacks

Keywords:type 2 diabetes mellitus, India, Pakistan, lifestyle modifications, secondary prevention

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.112017.03

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Supplementation with trans fatty acid at 1% energy did not increase serum cholesterol irrespective of the obesity-related genotypes in healthy adult Japanese

Author:Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Chiaki Futatsuya, Akari Miki, Eiichi Tabuchi, Michihiro Sugano

Keywords:partially hydrogenated oil¸ trans fatty acid, serum lipid, intervention trial, single nucleotide polymorphisms

 doi: 10.6133/apjcn.112017.04

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