Volume 17Supplement 1
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Overview and perspective in human nutrition

Author : Walter C Willett
Keyword : diet, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes

Human genetics of the metabolic syndrome

Author : Lee-Ming Chuang
Keyword : metabolic syndrome, genetic factors, linkage mapping, candidate genes

Nutritional risk and metabolic syndrome in Korean type 2 diabetes mellitus

Author : Wha Young Kim, Jung Eun Kim, Young Joo Choi and Kap Bum Huh
Keyword : metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, nutritional risk factor, cardiovascular disease

Using DRIs as the basis for dietary guidelines

Author : Suzanne P Murphy
Keyword : nutrient standards, dietary guidelines, Dietary Reference Intakes

Revised dietary guidelines for Koreans

Author : Young Ai Jang, Haeng Shin Lee, Bok Hee Kim, Yoonna Lee, Hae Jeung Lee, Jae Jin Moon MS1 and Cho-il Kim
Keyword : dietary guidelines, Koreans, revision, dietary goals, dietary action guides

From dietary guidelines to daily food guide: the Taiwanese experience

Author : Min Su Tzeng
Keyword : dietary guidelines, daily food guides, dietary guidance, food groups

Practical experience in development and promotion of food-based dietary guidelines in Thailand

Author : Prapaisri P Sirichakwal and Kitti Sranacharoenpong
Keyword : food-based dietary guidelines, food guide model, development, nutrition flag, Thailand

Developing and implementing dietary guidelines in India

Author : Kamala Krishnaswamy
Keyword : turmeric, dietary guidelines, dietary diversification, human development, nutrition policy

Putting the pyramid into action: the Healthy Eating Index and Food Quality Score

Author : Eileen Kennedy
Keyword : Diet Quality, Nutrient Density, HEI

Dietary pattern analysis for the evaluation of dietary guidelines

Author : Walter C WillettMD and Marjorie L McCullough
Keyword : dietary, nutrition, guidelines, pattern, index

Dietary patterns using Traditional Chinese Medicine principles in epidemiological studies

Author : Marion M Lee MPH and Jennifer M Shen
Keyword : Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yin/Yang, hot/cold, acid/alkaline, foods, dietary patterns

New nutrition science in practice

Author : Mark L Wahlqvist
Keyword : Nutritionally-related disorders, eco-systems, eco-nutrition, food systems, integrative nutrition, historical lessons, critical issues, nano-nutrition

A global overall dietary index: ODI-R revised to emphasize quality over quantity

Author : Meei-Shyuan Lee, Chen-Ju Lai, Feng-Yu Yang, Hsin-Huei Su, Hsiao-Li Yu, Mark L Wahlqvist
Keyword : Food Guides, Dietary Guidelines, Overall Dietary Index (ODI), Overall Dietary Index-Revised (ODI-R)

Application of agricultural biotechnology to improve food nutrition and healthcare products

Author : Samuel SM Sun
Keyword : agricultural biotechnology, food nutrition, plant bioreactors, healthcare products, transgenic plants

Human health problems associated with current agricultural food production

Author : Ramesh V Bhat
Keyword : food toxins, disease outbreaks, foodborne pathogens, agricultural production

Global perspective of health related edible plants from the agricultural point of view

Author : Yi-Yang Lee, Chih-Sheng Tsou, Hai-Chen Lin, Cheng-Hua Ien and Ya-Tien Wu
Keyword : Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2008;17(S1):95-98

Supplementing iron bioavailability enhanced mung bean

Author : Vijayalakshmi Purushothaman, Amirthaveni M, Samson CS Tsou and Shanmugasundaram S
Keyword : Mung bean, Invitro, bio availability, serum iron, serum ferritin

To what extent can food-based approaches improve micronutrient status?

Author : To what extent can food-based approaches improve micronutrient status?
Keyword : micronutrients, animal source foods, plant source foods, food-based strategies

Community based approaches to prevent and control malnutrition

Author : Kraisid Tontisirin and Lalita Bhattacharjee
Keyword : community-based approaches, prevention and control, malnutrition

Food-based approaches to combat the double burden among the poor: challenges in the Asian context

Author : Geok Lin Khor
Keyword : double burden of malnutrition, food-based approaches, poverty in Asia

Double burden of malnutrition: the Vietnamese perspective

Author : Nguyen Cong Khan and Ha Huy Khoi
Keyword : Vietnam, double burden of malnutrition (DBM), nutritionally-related chronic disease (NRCD) nutrition transition

Genotype-dependent response to energy-restricted diets in obese subjects: towards personalized nutrition

Author : J. Alfredo Martínez, Ma Dolores Parra, José Luis Santos, Ma Jesus Moreno-Aliaga, Amelia Marti and Miguel A. Martínez–González
Keyword : Weight loss, nutrient-gene interaction, obesity, genotype, polymorphism, hypocaloric diets

Nutrigenomics: the cutting edge and Asian perspectives

Author : Hisanori Kato
Keyword : nutrigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, food functionality, food safety

Berries as chemopreventive dietary constituents – a mechanistic approach with the ApcMin/+ mouse

Author : Marja Mutanen, Anne-Maria Pajari, Essi Päivärinta, Marjo Misikangas, Johanna Rajakangas, Maija Marttinen and Seija Oikarinen
Keyword : Apc/Min mouse, berries, colon cancer, ellagic acid

Dietary regulation of nuclear receptors in obesity-related metabolic syndrome

Author : Teruo Kawada, Tsuyoshi Goto, Shizuka Hirai, Min-Sook Kang, Taku Uemura, Rina Yu and Nobuyuki Takahashi
Keyword : obesity, nuclear receptors, metabolic syndrome, adipocytokine, PPARs

The omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid ratio, genetic variation, and cardiovascular disease

Author : Artemis P Simopoulos
Keyword : omega-6/omega-3 ratio, genetic variation, gene expression, inflammation, cardiovascular disease

The role of nutrition on optimizing peak bone mass

Author : Connie M Weaver
Keyword : peak bone mass, nutrition, calcium, Vitamin D, salt

The resurgence of the importance of vitamin D in bone health

Author : Warren T K Lee and Ji Jiang
Keyword : vitamin D, hypovitaminosis D, plasma 25-OHD, dietary reference intake, bone mass, fracture

Evaluation of osteoporosis prevention by adlay using a tissue culture model

Author : Rong Sen Yang, Wenchang Chiang, Yi Hsiang Lu and Shing Hwa Liu
Keyword : adlay, extract, osteoporosis, tissue culture, ovariectomized rats

Effects of two years’ milk supplementation on size-corrected bone mineral density of Chinese girls

Author : Kun Zhu, Heather Greenfield, Xueqin Du, Qian Zhang, Guansheng Ma, Xiaoqi Hu, Chris T Cowell and David R Fraser
Keyword : Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2008;17 (S1):147-150

Mind-body interface: the role of n–3 fatty acids in psychoneuroimmunology, somatic presentation, and medical illness comorbidity of depression

Author : Kuan-Pin Su
Keyword : major depressive disorder, depression, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), arachidonic acid (AA), prostaglandins (PGs), thromboxanes (TXs), leukotrienes (LTs), Phospholipase A2 (PLA2), cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX2)

Effect of brain DHA levels on cytoskeleton expression

Author : Ann-Che Hasio, Jen-Jui Chen, Wan-Ling Chung and Hui-Min Su
Keyword : docosahexaenoic acid, fish oil, brain, cytoskeleton, tubulin

Reactive oxygen species induced by diamide inhibit insulin-induced ATP-sensitive potassium channel activation in cultured vascular smooth muscle cells

Author : Kazuaki Mawatari, Sonoko Yasui, Ran Morizumi, Akiko Hamamoto, Hiroko Furukawa, Kei Koyama, Atsushi Hattori, Emiko Yoshioka, Masaki Yoshida, Masayuki Nakano, Kiyoshi Teshigawara, Nagakatsu Harada, Toshio Hosaka, Akira Takahashi and Yutaka Nakaya
Keyword : Insulin, potassium channel, reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress, smooth muscle cells

Carbohydrates – the good, the bad and the wholegrain

Author : Jennie Brand-Miller, Joanna McMillan-Price, Katherine Steinbeck and Ian Caterson
Keyword : carbohydrate, glycemic index, protein, weight loss, cardiovascular disease

L-theanine, a natural constituent in tea, and its effect on mental state

Author : Anna C Nobre, Anling Rao and Gail N Owen
Keyword : L-theanine, tea, alpha, EEG, attention

The role of protein in weight management

Author : Manny Noakes
Keyword : protein, satiety, diet, weight loss

Childhood obesity in Asian Indians: a burgeoning cause of insulin resistance, diabetes and sub-clinical inflammation

Author : Swati Bhardwaj, Anoop Misra, Lokesh Khurana, Seema Gulati, Priyali Shah and Naval K Vikram
Keyword : Childhood obesity, Asian Indians, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, subclinical inflammation

Nutrition education: linking research, theory, and practice

Author : Isobel R Contento
Keyword : nutrition education, linking nutrition theory and practice, health promotion

Theories of nutrition education and promotion in Japan: enactment of the “Food Education Basic Law”

Author : Miyuki Adachi
Keyword : Nutrition education and promotion, food and nutrition dynamics, human and food ecology, Food Education Basic Law, food and nutrition environment

n–3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids for optimal function during brain development and ageing

Author : Alan D Dangour and Ricardo Uauy
Keyword : omega-3 fatty acids, brain, development, ageing

Functional lipids and the prevention of the metabolic syndrome

Author : Teruyoshi Yanagita and Koji Nagao
Keyword : lipids, function, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, adiponectine

New bioactive fatty acids

Author : Ching T Hou
Keyword : oxygenated fatty acids, antimicrobials, anti-plant pathogenic fungi, bioactive fatty acids, biocatalysis

Seaweed carotenoid, fucoxanthin, as a multi-functional nutrient

Author : Hayato Maeda, Takayuki Tsukui, Tokutake Sashima, Masashi Hosokawa, Kazuo Miyashita
Keyword : fucoxanthin, anti-obesity, anti-diabetic, DHA, metabolic-syndrome

In vitro screening of relative bioaccessibility of carotenoids from foods

Author : Mark L Failla, Tianyao Huo, Sagar K Thakkar
Keyword : carotenoids, bioavailability, bioaccessibility, in vitro digestion, Caco-2 cells

National food fortification: a dialogue with reference to Asia: balanced advocacy

Author : Noel W Solomons
Keyword : micronutrient deficiency, staple grains, food fortification, nutrient excess, Asia

The antitumor ether lipid edelfosine (ET-18-O-CH3) induces apoptosis in H-ras transformed human breast epithelial cells: by blocking ERK1/2 and p38 mitogen- activated protein kinases as potential targets

Author : Hye-Kyung Na and Young-Joon Surh
Keyword : ET-18-O-CH3, edelfosine, apoptosis, COX-2, MCF10A-ras cells

HPV-induced recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis: fatty acid role-players

Author : Louise Louw, Riaz Seedat and André Claassen
Keyword : Human papilloma virus, recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis, fatty acid role- players

Role of trans fatty acids in health and challenges to their reduction in Indian foods

Author : Ghafoorunissa
Keyword : Indian edible oils/foods, hydrogenation, transfatty acids, diabetes, coronary heart disease

Metabolism of omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in women with dysmenorrhea

Author : Chao-Chih Wu, Mei-Yu Huang, Rakesh Kapoor, Chih-Hung Chen and Yung-Sheng Huang
Keyword : arachidonic acid, borage oil, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, prostaglandins, sunflower oil, supplementation

The role of eicosanoids in the brain

Author : Daniella Tassoni, Gunveen Kaur, Richard S Weisinger and Andrew J Sinclair
Keyword : eicosanoids, docosanoids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain, arachidonic acid, docosahexaenoic acid

Nutritional and safety assessment of foods and feeds nutritionally improved through biotechnology - case studies by the International Food Biotechnology Committee of ILSI

Author : Kevin C Glenn
Keyword : Golden Rice 2, vitamin A

International development of methods of analysis for the presence of products of modern biotechnology

Author : Richard C Cantrill
Keyword : biotechnology, methods of analysis, international standards organizations, GMO

An Asian perspective on GMO and biotechnology issues

Author : Paul PS Teng
Keyword : GMOs, biotechnology, public acceptance, biosafety, food safety

Constantly evolving safety assessment protocols for GM foods

Author : B Sesikeran and Siruguri Vasanthi
Keyword : GM foods, safety assessment, protocols, allergenicity, toxicity

Cancer prevention by tea and tea polyphenols

Author : Chung S Yang, Jihyeung Ju, Gary Lu, Hang Xiao, Xingpei Hao, Shengmin Sang and Joshua D Lambert
Keyword : Tea, cancer prevention, polyphenols

National food fortification: a dialogue with reference to Asia: policy in evolution

Author : Mark L Wahlqvist
Keyword : Optimal nutrition, food diversity, criteria, single nutrients, vitamin D, iodine, folic acid

Anticancer effects of diallyl trisulfide derived from garlic

Author : Taiichiro Seki, Takashi Hosono, Tomomi Hosono-Fukao, Kahoru Inada, Rie Tanaka, Jun Ogihara and Toyohiko Ariga
Keyword : diallyl trisulfide, garlic, cancer, tubulin, apoptosis

Anti-angiogenic function of tocotrienol

Author : Teruo Miyazawa, Akira Shibata, Kiyotaka Nakagawa and Tsuyoshi Tsuzuki
Keyword : anti-angiogenesis, tocotrienol, vitamin E, HUVEC, PI3K

Inhibition of colon cancer cell growth by dietary components: role of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system

Author : Jung Han Yoon Park
Keyword : Conjugated linoleic acid, vitamin D, retinoic acid, n–3 fatty acids, IGF-I receptor, IGFBPs

Methylglyoxal: its presence and potential scavengers

Author : Di Tan, Yu Wang, Chih-Yu Lo and Chi-Tang Ho
Keyword : reactive carbonyl species, diabetes, tea polyphenols, theaflavins, carbonated beverages

Traditional Indian spices and their health significance

Author : Kamala Krishnaswamy
Keyword : turmeric, curcuminoids, precancer, DNA damage, detoxification, tumors, antimutagens

NF-κB and Nrf2 as potential chemopreventive targets of some anti-inflammatory and antioxidative phytonutrients with anti-inflammatory and antioxidative activities

Author : Young-Joon Surh
Keyword : chemo-prevention, NF-κB, Nrf2, phytochemicals, signal transduction

Multifunctional effects of green tea catechins on prevention of the metabolic syndrome

Author : Ikuo Ikeda
Keyword : epigallocatechin gallate, gallocatechin gallate, cholesterol, triacylglycerol, visceral fat

Content and distribution of flavonoids among 91 edible plant species

Author : Ray-Yu Yang, Shou Lin and George Kuo
Keyword : flavonoid, underutilised vegetables, tropical plants

Cocoa flavanols: measurement, bioavailability and bioactivity

Author : Catherine Kwik-Uribe and Roger M Bektash
Keyword : cocoa, flavonoids, flavanols, analysis, bioavailability

Effects of cocoa flavanols on risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Author : John W Erdman Jr, LeaAnn Carson, Catherine Kwik-Uribe, Ellen M Evans and Robin R Allen
Keyword : flavonoids, cocoa, flavanols, cardiovascular, blood pressure

Current calcium recommendations in North America

Author : Connie M Weaver
Keyword : calcium, recommended intakes, race, adolescents, children

Tea flavonoids and cardiovascular disease

Author : Jonathan M Hodgson
Keyword : tea, flavonoids, polyphenols, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, endothelial function, blood pressure, oxidative stress, cholesterol, inflammation, platelet function

Vegetable flavonoids and cardiovascular disease

Author : Junji Terao, Yoshichika Kawai and Kaeko Murota
Keyword : atherosclerosis, quercetin, onion, antioxidative effect, LDL oxidation, aorta tissue

The issues in assessment and evaluation of diet in Asia

Author : Hee Young Paik
Keyword : diet assessment, diet evaluation, Asian diet, dietary standards, international cooperation

Limitations and resolutions for dietary assessment of micronutrient intakes

Author : Pattanee Winichagoon
Keyword : dietary assessment, micronutrients, Asian diets

Using DRIs for dietary assessment

Author : Suzanne P Murphy
Keyword : nutrient standards, dietary assessment, Dietary Reference Intakes, usual intake

Development of nutrient databases for epidemiological studies in Taiwan

Author : Li-Ching Lyu, I-Chen Chi, Chu-Kai Huang, Liang-Li Huang, Wan-Jung Lee and Hsin-Chin Lu
Keyword : nutrient databases, food frequency questionnaire, 24-hour recalls, epidemiological study, Taiwan

Effects of L-carnitine on obesity, diabetes, and as an ergogenic aid

Author : Youn-Soo Cha
Keyword : L-carnitine, obesity, diabetes, ergogenic aids, animal, human

Modification of core body temperature by amino acid administration

Author : Ippei Yamaoka
Keyword : thermoregulation, hypothermia, anaesthesia, heat production

An essential role for de novo biosynthesis of L-serine in CNS development

Author : Shigeki Furuya
Keyword : 3-phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase, human serine deficiency, knockout mouse, brain development

Health benefits of a natural carotenoid rich oil: a proposed mechanism of protection against ischaemia/ reperfusion injury

Author : Jacques van Rooyen, Adriaan J Esterhuyse, Anna-Mart Engelbrecht and Eugene F du Toit
Keyword : Anti-oxidant rich oil, carotenoid, tocotrienol, tocopherol, red palm oil, oxidative stress, ischaemia/reperfusion

Calcium requirements for Asian children and adolescents

Author : Warren Tak Keung Lee and Ji Jiang
Keyword : Calcium, calcium requirements, dietary reference intake, bone mass, children, adolescents

The application of medium-chain fatty acids: edible oil with a suppressing effect on body fat accumulation

Author : Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Seiji Sekine, Keiichi Kojima and Toshiaki Aoyama
Keyword : medium-chain fatty acids, medium-chain triacylglycerols, palm kernel oil, medium and long-chain triacylglycerols, body fat accumulation

Beneficial effects of soy protein consumption for renal function

Author : James W Anderson
Keyword : soy protein, kidney function, diabetes, nephropathy, prevention

Phytochemical composition of nuts

Author : C-Y Oliver Chen and Jeffrey B Blumberg
Keyword : nuts, phytochemicals, chronic disease, nutrition, polyphenols

The effect of nuts on inflammation

Author : Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Patricia Casas-Agustench, Michelle M Murphy, Patricia López-Uriarte and Monica Bulló
Keyword : nuts, inflammation, endothelial function, insulin resistance

The energetics of nut consumption

Author : Richard D Mattes
Keyword : nuts, energy balance, body weight, dietary compensation, appetite

Nutrition policy in the U.S.: 50 years in review

Author : Eileen Kennedy
Keyword : Nutrition, Interventions, Chronic Disease, Policies.

Nutrition policy in South Korea

Author : Hye-Kyung Park
Keyword : nutrition, government intervention, nutrition policy, South Korea

Coexistence of micronutrient malnutrition: implication for nutrition policy and programs in Asia

Author : Pattanee Winichagoon
Keyword : dietary assessment, micronutrients, Asian diets

The integration of school nutrition program into health promotion and prevention of lifestyle-related diseases in Japan

Author : Teiji Nakamura
Keyword : dietitian, food guide, diet and nutrition teacher, lifestyle-related diseases, Shoku-Iku

Advancing institutional dietetics and school nutrition programs in Korea

Author : Tong-Kyung Kwak and Hye-Ja Chang
Keyword : legislation-based nutrition program, institutional dietetics, nutrition teacher, school nutrition, work areas

Epidemiology of metabolic syndrome in Asia

Author : Wen-Harn Pan, Wen-Ting Yeh and Lu-Chen Weng
Keyword : metabolic syndrome, Asian, definition, diet, epidemiology

Tawana project-school nutrition program in Pakistan- its success, bottlenecks and lessons learned

Author : Salma Halai Badruddin, Ajmal Agha, Habib Peermohamed, Ghazala Rafique, Kausar S Khan and Gregory Pappas
Keyword : Pakistan, primary school, rural population, school lunch, nutrition education

Sharing Singapore’s experience in dietetic practice and school nutrition programmes

Author : Yen-Peng Lim
Keyword : nutrition therapy, food service, hospital, school, nutrition guidelines

Development of nutrition education tool: healthy eating index in Thailand

Author : Sunard Taechangam, Utumporn Pinitchun and Chanida Pachotikarn
Keyword : noncommunicable disease, healthy eating index for Thais, diet quality, nutrition education

Emerging aspects of dietary glutamate metabolism in the developing gut

Author : Douglas G Burrin, Michael J Janeczko and Barbara Stoll
Keyword : neonatal, neurotransmitter, intestinal oxidation, amino acids, monosodium glutamate

Physiological role of dietary free glutamate in the food digestion

Author : Hisayuki Uneyama, Ana San Gabriel, Misako Kawai, Miki Tomoe and Kunio Torii
Keyword : monosodium glutamate, visceral sensation, vagus afferent, gastric digestion

Experimental studies of food choices and palatability responses in European subjects exposed to the Umami taste

Author : France Bellisle
Keyword : Umami taste, palatability, sodium, meal size, food preferences

Phytochemicals of foods, beverages and fruit vinegars: chemistry and health effects

Author : Fereidoon Shahidi, Jaime McDonald, Anoma Chandrasekara and Ying Zhong
Keyword : vinegar, phenolics, flavonoids, organic acids, health effects

The Choices programme: a simple, front-of-pack stamp making healthy choices easy

Author : Mariska Dötsch-Klerk and Léon Jansen
Keyword : nutrient profiling; qualifying criteria, trans fatty acids, saturated fatty acids, sodium, sugars

New strategies to overcome cancer cachexia: from molecular mechanisms to the ‘Parallel Pathway’

Author : Maurizio Muscaritoli, Paola Costelli, Zaira Aversa, Andrea Bonetto, Francesco Maria Baccino and Filippo Rossi Fanelli
Keyword : Cancer, malnutrition, cachexia, muscle wasting, nutrition, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
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