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Isomer specificity of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA): 9E,11E-CLA

Lee Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):326-330.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.326
Conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) were identified in 1980's, since then it has been intensively studied due to its various beneficial health effects such as anti-inflammatory, anti-atherogenic, anti-carcinogenic and anti-diabetic/obesity effects....
Kaempferol induced the apoptosis via cell cycle arrest in human breast cancer MDA-MB-453 cells

Choi EJ, Ahn WS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):322-325.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.322
The aim of present study was to investigate the effects of kaempferol on cellular proliferation and cell cycle arrest and explore the mechanism for these effects in human breast carcinoma...
Effects of various metal ions on the gene expression of iron exporter ferroportin-1 in J774 macrophages

Park BY, Chung J

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):317-321.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.317
Macrophages play a key role in iron metabolism by recycling iron through erythrophagocytosis. Ferroportin-1 (FPN1) is a transporter protein that is known to mediate iron export from macrophages. Since divalent...
A study on nutrition knowledge and dietary behavior of elementary school children in Seoul

Choi ES, Shin NR, Jung EI, Park HR, Lee HM, Song KH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):308-316.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.308
The purpose of this study was to investigate the nutrition and diet related knowledge, attitude, and behavior of elementary school children in Seoul. The subjects included were 439 (male 236,...
Nutritional status and the role of diabetes mellitus in hemodialysis patients

Cho JH, Hwang JY, Lee SE, Jang SP, Kim WY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):301-307.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.301
This study was aimed to investigate the nutritional status and the role of diabetes mellitus in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Anthropometric, biochemical, and dietary assessments for HD 110 patients (46 males...
A randomized study to establish the effects of spirulina in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Lee EH, Park JE, Choi YJ, Huh KB, Kim WY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):295-300.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.295
Spirulina is a microscopic and filamentous cyanobacterium that contains essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidative components. The purpose of this study was to examine effects of...
The association of PBX1 polymorphisms with overweight/obesity and metabolic alterations in the Korean population

Ban JY, Kang SA, Jung KH, Kim HJ, Uhm YK, Kim SK, Yim SV, Choe BK, Hong SJ, Seong YH, Koh IS, Chung JH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):289-294.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.289
Pre-B-cell leukemia transcription factor 1 (PBX1), which is located on chromosome 1q23, was recently reported to be associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus. We examined whether single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)...
Glycemic control of type 2 diabetic patients after short-term zinc supplementation

Oh HM, Yoon JS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):283-288.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.283
This study was carried out to determine whether a short-term zinc supplementation contributes to beneficial changes in glycemic control among type 2 diabetic patients. Seventy-six diabetic subjects and 72 normal...
Soy food intake behavior by socio-demographic characteristics of Korean housewives

Lee MJ, Park OJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):275-282.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.275
In this study, the soy food intake behaviors including perception and intake frequency of soybean foods by sociodemographic variables were analyzed in housewives. The perception of housewives for soy foods...
Acculturation, meal frequency, eating-out, and body weight in Korean Americans

Lee SK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):269-274.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.269
Consuming regular meals has been studied in relation to better health, while higher regularity of eating-out has been linked to obesity. This study examined whether acculturation was associated with regularity...
Mothers' perceptions of children's food behaviors: use of focus group interview study

Lee YM, Kim JH, Oh YJ, Lee MJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):259-268.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.259
Children's food behaviors have been expressed in a various ways because of recent changes in their family environment. Thus, this study was performed to investigate in-depth qualitative research on the...
Effect of fructose or sucrose feeding with different levels on oral glucose tolerance test in normal and type 2 diabetic rats

Kwon S, Kim YJ, Kim MK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):252-258.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.252
This study was designed to determine whether acute fructose or sucrose administration at different levels (0.05 g/kg, 0.1 g/kg or 0.4 g/kg body weight) might affect oral glucose tolerance test...
Antioxidant and antidiabetic activities of extracts from Cirsium japonicum roots

Yin J, Heo SI, Wang MH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):247-251.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.247
This study investigated the antioxidant activity of methanol (MeOH) and water extracts from roots of Cirsium japonicum in vitro. MeOH extract showed a stronger free radical scavenging activity than water...
Effect of butanol fraction from Cassia tora L. seeds on glycemic control and insulin secretion in diabetic rats

Nam J, Choi H

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):240-246.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.240
Cassia tora L. seeds have previously been reported to reduce blood glucose level in human and animals with diabetes. In the present study, the effects of Cassia tora L. seed...
Pre- and post-initiation modulating effects of green tea ingestion on rat hepatocarcinogenesis

Kim HS, Kim HS, Choi H

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):234-239.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.234
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of green tea ingestion on hepatocarcinogenesis before and after its initiation. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were fed an AIN76A diet with...
Grape seed extract (Vitis vinifera) partially reverses high fat diet-induced obesity in C57BL/6J mice

Park SH, Park TS, Cha YS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):227-233.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.227
The aim of the present study was to assess the anti-obesity effects of grape seed extract (GSE) supplement in C57BL/6J mice. Thirty mice were divided into three groups; normal diet...
Effects of soybean isoflavone extract on the plasma lipid profiles and antioxidant enzyme activity in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Shim JY, Kim YJ, Lee HS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):218-226.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.218
The present study evaluated the effects of various dosages of soybean isoflavone extract on lipid profiles, lipid peroxidation and antioxidant activities in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. The one normal control group...
Effect of onion and beet on plasma and liver lipids, platelet aggregation, and erythrocyte Na efflux in simvastatin treated hypercholesterolmic rats

Kim JL, Chae IS, Kang YH, Kang JS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):211-217.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.211
This study was purposed to investigate the effect of onion or beet on plasma and liver lipids, erythrocyte Na efflux channels and platelet aggregation in simvastatin (SIM) treated hypercholesterolemic rats....
Effect of Chlorella vulgaris on lipid metabolism in Wistar rats fed high fat diet

Lee HS, Park HJ, Kim MK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):204-210.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.204
This study was performed to investigate effects of Chlorella vulgaris on lipid metabolism in rats fed high fat diet. Sixty 6-week-old male Wistar rats were divided into two groups; normal...
Pancreatic lipase inhibitory activity of taraxacum officinale in vitro and in vivo

Zhang J, Kang MJ, Kim MJ, Kim ME, Song JH, Lee YM, Kim JI

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2008 Dec;2(4):200-203.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2008.2.4.200
Obesity has become a worldwide health problem. Orlistat, an inhibitor of pancreatic lipase, is currently approved as an anti-obesity drug. However, gastrointestinal side effects caused by Orlistat may limit its...

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