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Development of tailored nutrition information messages based on the transtheoretical model for smartphone application of an obesity prevention and management program for elementary-school students

Lee JE, Lee DE, Kim K, Shim JE, Sung E, Kang JH, Hwang JY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):247-256.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.247
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Easy access to intervention and support for certain behaviors is important for obesity prevention and management. The available technology such as smartphone applications can be used for intervention regarding...
Preconceptional use of folic acid and knowledge about folic acid among low-income pregnant women in Korea

Kim J, Yon M, Kim CI, Lee Y, Moon GI, Hong J, Hyun T

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):240-246.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.240
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Folic acid supplementation before pregnancy is known to significantly reduce the risk of having a baby with neural tube defects (NTDs). Therefore, it is important for women to be...
Instant noodle consumption is associated with cardiometabolic risk factors among college students in Seoul

Huh IS, Kim H, Jo HK, Lim CS, Kim JS, Kim SJ, Kwon O, Oh B, Chang N

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):232-239.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.232
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Increased consumption of instant noodles has recently been reported to be positively associated with obesity and cardiometabolic syndrome in South Korea, which has the highest per capita instant noodle...
Effect of soy isoflavones supplement on climacteric symptoms, bone biomarkers, and quality of life in Korean postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial

Lee H, Choue R, Lim H

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):223-231.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.223
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Soy isoflavones are expected to improve menopausal symptoms and osteoporosis in women. However, their efficacy is still inconclusive, and there was limited data for postmenopausal women in South Korea....
Lymphocyte DNA damage and plasma antioxidant status in Korean subclinical hypertensive patients by glutathione S-transferase polymorphism

Han JH, Lee HJ, Choi HJ, Yun KE, Kang MH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):214-222.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.214
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Glutathione S-transferase (GST) forms a multigene family of phase II detoxification enzymes which are involved in the detoxification of xenobiotics by conjugating substances with glutathione. The aim of this...
Antioxidant mechanism of black garlic extract involving nuclear factor erythroid 2-like factor 2 pathway

Ha AW, Kim WK

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):206-213.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.206
BACKGROUN/OBJECTIVES: Although studies have revealed that black garlic is a potent antioxidant, its antioxidant mechanism remains unclear. The objective of this study was to determine black garlic's antioxidant activities and...
Pear pomace ethanol extract improves insulin resistance through enhancement of insulin signaling pathway without lipid accumulation

You MK, Kim HJ, Rhyu J, Kim HA

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):198-205.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.198
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The anti-diabetic activity of pear through inhibition of α-glucosidase has been demonstrated. However, little has been reported about the effect of pear on insulin signaling pathway in obesity. The...
Melanin extract from Gallus gallus domesticus promotes proliferation and differentiation of osteoblastic MG-63 cells via bone morphogenetic protein-2 signaling

Yoo HS, Chung KH, Lee KJ, Kim DH, An JH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):190-197.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.190
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Gallus gallus domesticus (GD) is a natural mutant breed of chicken in Korea with an atypical characterization of melanin in its tissue. This study investigated the effects of melanin...
Increased glucose metabolism and alpha-glucosidase inhibition in Cordyceps militaris water extract-treated HepG2 cells

Kim DJ, Kang YH, Kim KK, Kim TW, Park JB, Choe M

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):180-189.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.180
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Recent living condition improvements, changes in dietary habits, and reductions in physical activity are contributing to an increase in metabolic syndrome symptoms including diabetes and obesity. Through such societal...
Inhibitory effect of Gastrodia elata Blume extract on alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone-induced melanogenesis in murine B16F10 melanoma

Shim E, Song E, Choi KS, Choi HJ, Hwang J

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2017 Jun;11(3):173-179.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2017.11.3.173
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Gastrodia elata Blume (GEB), a traditional herbal medicine, has been used to treat a wide range of neurological disorders (e.g., paralysis and stroke) and skin problems (e.g., atopic dermatitis...

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