Volume 16Issue 3
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Improved α-amylase and Helicobacter pylori inhibition by fenugreek extracts derived via solid-state bioconversion using Rhizopus oligosporus

Author : Reena Randhir and Kalidas Shetty
Keyword : 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, Helicobacter pylori inhibition

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

Author : Wen-Hsin Chang, Chiao-Ming Chen, Shene-Pin Hu, Nai-Wen Kan, Chun-Chieh Chiu and Jen-Fang Liu
Keyword : purple sweet potato leaves, polyphenols, basketball, training, antioxidative status

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

Author : Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
Keyword : body mass index, obesity, overweight, childhood, adolescence, Saudi Arabia

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

Author : Li-Qiang Qin, Jia-Ying Xu, Pei-Yu Wang, Jian Tong and Kazuhiko Hoshi
Keyword : milk, dairy products, prostate cancer, meta-analysis, cohort study, oriental populations

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, Meei-Shyuan Lee, Jang-Hwa Lee, Hon-Ki Hsu, Jau-Yeong Lu, Shin-Shin Chao, Kow-Tong Chen, Saou-Hsing Liou and Luo-Ping Ger
Keyword : lung cancer, case-control study, vitamin A, garland chrysanthemum, and sweet potato leaves

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, Akira Okayama, Kazuaki Shimamoto and Hirotsugu Ueshima
Keyword : randomized controlled trial, health education, program evaluation, hyperglycemia, public health

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

Author : Kalanithi Nesaretnam, Patricia Alison Gomez, Kanga Rani Selvaduray and Ghazali Abdul Razak
Keyword : tocotrienols, tocopherols, adipose tissue, fatty acid composition, malignant and benign lumps

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

Author : Malavika Vinod Kumar and Srinivasa Rajagopalan
Keyword : child nutrition, India, multiple micronutrients, salt fortification, iron, vitamin A, B complex vitamins, cognition

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

Author : Saptawati Bardosono, Soemilah Sastroamidjojo and Widjaja Lukito
Keyword : crisis, poverty, economy, recent-onset malnutrition (wasting), chronic malnutrition (stunting and anaemia), determinants, under-five children, Jakarta, Banggai, Alor-Rote

Anemia in pregnancy in Malaysia: a cross-sectional survey

Author : Jamaiyah Haniff, Anita Das, Lim Teck Onn, Chen Won Sun, Noraihan Mohd Nordin, Sanjay Rampal, Safiah Bahrin, Muralitharan Ganeslingam, Kumar Iswaran K. Kularatnam, Zaki Morad Mohamad Zaher, on behalf of Malaysian Anemia Study Group
Keyword : anemia, pregnancy, prevalence, haemoglobin, grandmultiparity

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

Author : Wendy Holmes, Damian Hoy, Anne Lockley, Khampho Thammavongxay, Somphao Bounnaphol, Anonh Xeuatvongsa and Michael Toole
Keyword : nutrition, Lao PDR, Laos, mother, child, qualitative study

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

Author : Ahmad Nazrun Shuid, Loh Hong Chuan, Norazlina Mohamed, Kamsiah Jaarin, Yew Su Fong and Ima Nirwana Soelaiman
Keyword : palm oil, vitamin E, heated frying oils, ovariectomy, bone histomorphometry

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, Johanna S.P. Rumawas, Widjaja Lukito, and Purwantyastuti
Keyword : Obesity, fat intake, sodium, potassium, calcium, physical activity, blood pressure, Jakarta

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

Author : Xiaohua Jiang, Weiming Zhu, Ning Li, Li Tan and Jieshou Li
Keyword : short bowel syndrome, adaptation, intestine, L-arginine, enteral nutrition

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

Author : Lekhraj Rampal, Sanjay Rampal, Geok Lin Khor, Azhar Md Zain, Shafie Bin Ooyub, Ramlee Bin Rahmat, Sirajoon Noor Ghani and Jayanthi Krishnan
Keyword : prevalence, obesity, ethnicity, Malaysia

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

Author : Shene-Pin Hu, Tzu-Yin Chiang, Sung-Ling Yeh and Yi-Wen Chien
Keyword : weight-related attitudes, food and beverage practices, normal-weight, obese people, women Chinese

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 and Alan C Tsai
Keyword : aborigines, obesity, anthropometrics, lifestyle

Anti-obesity drug use before professional treatment in Taiwan

Author : Tsan-Hon Liou, Chih-Hsing Wu, Hsu-Chen Chien, Wen-Yuan Lin, Wei-Jei Lee and Pesus Chou
Keyword : Orlistat, sibutramine, dietary supplement, off-label drugs, drug utilization

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

Author : Mahin Hashemipour, Masoud Amini, Ashraf Aminorroaya, Mansour Siavash Dastjerdi, Hassan Rezvanian, Ali Kachoei, Mohammad Hassan Moaddab, Mohammad Mohammadi, Roya Kelishadi, Zhale Amini, Sassan Haghighi and Fariba Shojaee-Moradie
Keyword : goiter, antithyroid antibody, thyroidperoxidase antibody, thyroglobulin antibody, autoimmune thyroid disease

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

Author : Akira Kawashima, Takeo Madarame, Hiroto Koike, Yasuhiro Komatsu and John A Wise
Keyword : fruits, vegetables, antioxidants, folate, homocysteine, carotenoids, smokers

Effects of gamma-tocopherol supplementation on thrombotic risk factors

Author : Indu Singh, Alan H Turner, Andrew J Sinclair, Duo Li and John A Hawley
Keyword : gamma tocopherol, platelets, lipids, CRP, thrombotic risk factors

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, Kei Hamazaki, Shuntaro Fujioka, Keiji Terao, Junji Yamamoto and Satoru Kobayashi
Keyword : EPA, n–3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, γ-cyclodextrin, fatty acid composition, triglycerides

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, Widjaja Lukito, Agus Firmansyah, Hartati Ningsih Suhardjo, Dewi Murniati and Jacques Bindels
Keyword : acute diarrhea, dietary fiber, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, micronutrients, probiotic, prebiotic, Jakarta

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

Author : Emre Bozkirli, Melek Eda Ertorer, Okan Bakiner, Neslihan Bascil Tutuncu and Nilgun Guvener Demirag
Keyword : obesity, body mass index, body fat percent, bioelectrical impedance analysis, dual energy X-ray absorptiome- try, Turkey

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

Author : Elaine Rush, Naita Puniani, Neil Snowling and Janis Paterson
Keyword : food security, obesity, Pacific, energy density, diet, costs
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