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Genome-wide association study for the interaction between BMR and BMI in obese Korean women including overweight

Lee M, Kwon DY, Kim MS, Choi CR, Park MY, Kim AJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):115-124.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.115
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This is the first study to identify common genetic factors associated with the basal metabolic rate (BMR) and body mass index (BMI) in obese Korean women including overweight. This...
Consumer perceptions on sustainable practices implemented in foodservice organizations in Korea

Ju S, Chang H

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):108-114.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.108
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Sustainable practices in foodservice organizations including commercial and noncommercial ones are critical to ensure the protection of the environment for the future. With the rapid growth of the foodservice...
Development and evaluation of continuing education course in renal nutrition

Karavetian M, Rizk R

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):99-107.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.99
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Competent renal dietitians are crucial for better patient compliance and clinical outcomes, specifically in critical settings. The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate an evidence-based course...
Vegetable intake is associated with lower Frammingham risk scores in Korean men: Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey 2007-2009

Choi MK, Bae YJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):89-98.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.89
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Observational studies suggest that an association between vegetable consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD). However, the results are inconsistent. This study aimed to investigate the daily intake of vegetables...
Dietary factors associated with high serum ferritin levels in postmenopausal women with the Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES V), 2010-2012

Ju SY, Ha AW

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):81-88.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.81
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Serum ferritin levels are significantly increased after menopause and greatly affect women's health. The aim of this study was to investigate the dietary and non-dietary factors associated with high...
Combined effect of folate and adiposity on homocysteine in children at three years of age

Cho SJ, Lee HA, Park BH, Ha EH, Kim YJ, Park EA, Park H

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):74-80.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.74
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Cardiovascular diseases is a major cause of death and is responsible for 23.8% of deaths in Korea. Clinical symptoms manifest in adulthood, but susceptibility begins in utero. Elevated homocysteine...
Association between dietary flavanones intake and lipid profiles according to the presence of metabolic syndrome in Korean women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Oh JS, Kim H, Vijayakumar A, Kwon O, Choi YJ, Huh KB, Chang N

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):67-73.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.67
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study was aimed at examining the association between dietary flavanones intake and lipid profiles according to the presence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Korean women with type 2...
Modelling protection behaviour towards micronutrient deficiencies: Case of iodine biofortified vegetable legumes as health intervention for school-going children

Mogendi JB, De Steur H, Gellynck X, Makokha A

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):56-66.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.56
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Despite successes recorded in combating iodine deficiency, more than 2 billion people are still at risk of iodine deficiency disorders. Rural landlocked and mountainous areas of developing countries are...
The extended Theory of Planned Behavior in explaining exclusive breastfeeding intention and behavior among women in Kelantan, Malaysia

Tengku Ismail TA, Wan Muda W, Bakar MI

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):49-55.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.49
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to utilize an extended Theory of Planned Behavior in identifying predictors of exclusive breastfeeding intention and behavior among women in Kelantan, Malaysia. SUBJECTS/METHODS: A...
Anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic effects of brown seaweeds in high-fat diet-induced obese mice

Oh JH, Kim J, Lee Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):42-48.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.42
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Seaweeds have been reported to have various health beneficial effects. In this study, we investigated the potential anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory effects of four types of domestic brown seaweeds in...
Similarities and differences between alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in amelioration of inflammation, oxidative stress and pre-fibrosis in hyperglycemia induced acute kidney inflammation

Shin H, Eo H, Lim Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):33-41.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.33
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major chronic disease which increases global health problems. Diabetes-induced renal damage is associated with inflammation and fibrosis. Alpha (AT) and gamma-tocopherols (GT) have shown...
Vitamin A supplementation modifies the antioxidant system in rats

Cha JH, Yu QM, Seo JS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):26-32.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.26
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: It has been shown that vitamin A supplementation has different effects on skeletal health and the antioxidant system. Deficiency or excess of this vitamin can lead to health problems....
Protective effect of dietary chitosan on cadmium accumulation in rats

Kim MY, Shon WJ, Park MN, Lee YS, Shin DM

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):19-25.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.19
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Cadmium is a toxic metal that is an occupational and environmental concern especially because of its human carcinogenicity; it induces serious adverse effects in various organs and tissues. Even...
D-Xylose as a sugar complement regulates blood glucose levels by suppressing phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPCK) in streptozotocin-nicotinamide-induced diabetic rats and by enhancing glucose uptake in vitro

Kim E, Kim YS, Kim KM, Jung S, Yoo SH, Kim Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):11-18.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.11
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is more frequently diagnosed and is characterized by hyperglycemia and insulin resistance. D-Xylose, a sucrase inhibitor, may be useful as a functional sugar complement to...
Oligonol promotes anti-aging pathways via modulation of SIRT1-AMPK-Autophagy Pathway

Park SK, Seong RK, Kim JA, Son SJ, Kim Y, Yokozawa T, Shin OS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Feb;10(1):3-10.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.1.3
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Oligonol, mainly found in lychee fruit, is an antioxidant polyphenolic compound which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. The detailed mechanisms by which oligonol may act...

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