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Child health promotion program in South Korea in collaboration with US National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Improvement in dietary and nutrition knowledge of young children

Lim H, Kim J, Wang Y, Min J, Carvajal N, Lloyd CW

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):555-562.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.555
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic. Development of effective and sustainable programs to promote healthy behaviors from a young age is important. This study developed and tested an...
Perception of sugar reduction, nutrition education, and frequency of snacking in children by the self-perceived sweet dietary habits of mothers in Busan

Yeon JY, Lee SK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):546-554.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.546
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the perception of sugar reduction, nutrition education, and frequency of snacking in children according to the self-perceived dietary preferences for sweet...
Dietary sugar intake and dietary behaviors in Korea: a pooled study of 2,599 children and adolescents aged 9-14 years

Ha K, Chung S, Joung H, Song Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):537-545.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.537
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Dietary sugar intake, particularly added sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages, has received worldwide attention recently. Investigation of dietary behaviors may facilitate understanding of dietary sugar intakes of children and adolescents....
Food deserts in Korea? A GIS analysis of food consumption patterns at sub-district level in Seoul using the KNHANES 2008-2012 data

Kim D, Lee CK, Seo DY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):530-536.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.530
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The concept of "food deserts" has been widely used in Western countries as a framework to identify areas with constrained access to fresh and nutritious foods, providing guidelines for...
Effect of plate size on meal energy intake in normal weight women

Ayaz A, Akyol A, Cetin C, Besler HT

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):524-529.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.524
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Use of smaller plates to control food intake is a commonly recommended strategy for restricting energy intake, despite conflicting results. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine...
Intake of antioxidants and B vitamins is inversely associated with ischemic stroke and cerebral atherosclerosis

Choe H, Hwang JY, Yun JA, Kim JM, Song TJ, Chang N, Kim YJ, Kim Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):516-523.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.516
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to examine relationships between dietary habits and intakes of antioxidants and B vitamins and the risk of ischemic stroke, and to compare dietary factors according...
Gynura procumbens extract improves insulin sensitivity and suppresses hepatic gluconeogenesis in C57BL/KsJ-db/db mice

Choi SI, Lee HA, Han JS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):507-515.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.507
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study was designed to investigate whether Gynura procumbens extract (GPE) can improve insulin sensitivity and suppress hepatic glucose production in an animal model of type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS/METHODS: C57BL/Ksj-db/db...
Corn silk extract improves cholesterol metabolism in C57BL/6J mouse fed high-fat diets

Cha JH, Kim SR, Kang HJ, Kim MH, Ha AW, Kim WK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):501-506.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.501
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Corn silk (CS) extract contains large amounts of maysin, which is a major flavonoid in CS. However, studies regarding the effect of CS extract on cholesterol metabolism is limited....
Blueberry, blackberry, and blackcurrant differentially affect plasma lipids and pro-inflammatory markers in diet-induced obesity mice

Kim B, Lee SG, Park YK, Ku CS, Pham TX, Wegner CJ, Yang Y, Koo SI, Chun OK, Lee JY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):494-500.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.494
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Evidence indicates that berry anthocyanins are anti-atherogenic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory. However, berries differ vastly in their anthocyanin composition and thus potentially in their biological and metabolic effects. The present...
Korean Curcuma longa L. induces lipolysis and regulates leptin in adipocyte cells and rats

Song WY, Choi JH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):487-493.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.487
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) has been reported to have many biological functions including anti-obesity. Leptin, peptide hormone produced by adipocytes and its concentration is increased in proportion to the...
Korean pine nut oil replacement decreases intestinal lipid uptake while improves hepatic lipid metabolism in mice

Zhu S, Park S, Lim Y, Shin S, Han SN

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2016 Oct;10(5):477-486.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.477
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Consumption of pine nut oil (PNO) was shown to reduce weight gain and attenuate hepatic steatosis in mice fed a high-fat diet (HFD). The aim of this study was...

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