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Educating restaurant owners and cooks to lower their own sodium intake is a potential strategy for reducing the sodium contents of restaurant foods: a small-scale pilot study in South Korea

Park S, Lee H, Seo DI, Oh KH, Hwang TG, Choi BY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):635-640.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.635
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to evaluate the feasibility of a sodium reduction program at local restaurants through nutrition education and examination of the health of restaurant owners and cooks. SUBJECTS/METHODS:...
Korean solar salts reduce obesity and alter its related markers in diet-induced obese mice

Ju J, Song JL, Park ES, Do MS, Park KY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):629-634.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.629
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The aim of this experiments was to show anti-obesity effects of Korean solar salt from different salt fields in diet-induced obese mice. SUBJECTS/METHODS: Diet-induced obesity (DIO) was induced by a...
Induction of heme oxygenase-1 with dietary quercetin reduces obesity-induced hepatic inflammation through macrophage phenotype switching

Kim CS, Choi HS, Joe Y, Chung HT, Yu R

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):623-628.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.623
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Obesity-induced steatohepatitis accompanied by activated hepatic macrophages/Kupffer cells facilitates the progression of hepatic fibrinogenesis and exacerbates metabolic derangements such as insulin resistance. Heme oxyganase-1 (HO-1) modulates tissue macrophage phenotypes...
Identification of dietary patterns in urban population of Argentina: study on diet-obesity relation in population-based prevalence study

Pou SA, del Pilar Díaz M, De La Quintana AG, Forte CA, Aballay LR

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):616-622.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.616
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: In Argentina, obesity prevalence rose from 14.6% in 2005 to 20.8% in 2013. Although the number of studies on noncommunicable diseases and dietary patterns as a unique dietary exposure...
Nutritional quality of lunches consumed by Korean workers: Comparison between institutional and commercial lunches

Kim WG, Choi I, Yoon J

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):606-615.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.606
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The nutritional quality of lunches is an important factor related to workers' health. This study examined the nutritional quality of Korean workers' lunches with a focus on comparing institutional...
Eating habits, physical activity, nutrition knowledge, and self-efficacy by obesity status in upper-grade elementary school students

Ha SA, Lee SY, Kim KA, Seo JS, Sohn CM, Park HR, Kim KW

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):597-605.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.597
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Childhood obesity has increased in recent decades in Korea. This study was designed to examine differences in the eating habits, physical activity (PA), nutrition knowledge, and self-efficacy of children...
The amelioration of plasma lipids by Korean traditional confectionery in middle-aged women: A cross-over study with western cookie

Hong SH, Kim M, Woo M, Noh JS, Lee J, Chung L, Song YO

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):590-596.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.590
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to examine whether plasma lipid profiles are affected differently by snack kinds with equal calorific values. SUBJECTS/METHODS: We compared a Korean traditional confectionery (dasik)...
Effect of dual-type oligosaccharides on constipation in loperamide-treated rats

Han SH, Hong KB, Kim EY, Ahn SH, Suh HJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):583-589.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.583
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Constipation is a condition that can result from intestinal deformation. Because humans have an upright posture, the effects of gravity can cause this shape deformation. Oligosaccharides are common prebiotics...
High maysin corn silk extract reduces body weight and fat deposition in C57BL/6J mice fed high-fat diets

Lee EY, Kim SL, Kang HJ, Kim MH, Ha AW, Kim WK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):575-582.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.575
BACKGROUNG/OBJECTIVES: The study was performed to investigate the effects and mechanisms of action of high maysin corn silk extract on body weight and fat deposition in experimental animals. MATERIALS/METHODS: A total...
Effects of gangliosides from deer bone extract on the gene expressions of matrix metalloproteinases and collagen type II in interleukin-1β-induced osteoarthritic chondrocytes

Suh HJ, Lee H, Min BJ, Jung SU, Jung EY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Dec;10(6):569-574.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.6.569
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: We investigated the anti-osteoarthritic effects of deer bone extract on the gene expressions of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and collagen type II (COL2) in interleukin-1β-induced osteoarthritis (OA) chondrocytes. MATERIALS/METHODS: Primary rabbit...

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