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Awareness, knowledge, and use of folic acid among non-pregnant Korean women of childbearing age

Kim MJ, Kim J, Hwang EJ, Song Y, Kim H, Hyun T

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):78-84.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.78
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Folic acid supplementation before pregnancy is known to reduce the risk of neural tube defects. The purposes of this study were to investigate the awareness, knowledge, and use of...
Self-management levels of diet and metabolic risk factors according to disease duration in patients with type 2 diabetes

Cho S, Kim M, Park K

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):69-77.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.69
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Metabolic risk factors should be managed effectively in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) to prevent or delay diabetic complications. This study aimed to compare the self-management levels...
Apolipoprotein A5 3'-UTR variants and cardiometabolic traits in Koreans: results from the Korean genome and epidemiology study and the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Kim OY, Moon J, Jo G, Kwak SY, Kim JY, Shin MJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):61-68.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.61
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to test the association between APOA5 3'-UTR variants (rs662799) and cardiometabolic traits in Koreans. SUBJECTS/METHODS: For this study, epidemiological data, Apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) genotype information, and lymphoblastoid...
Development of quantitative index evaluating anticancer or carcinogenic potential of diet: the anti-cancer food scoring system 1.0

Rim CH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):52-60.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.52
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Cancer is closely related to diet. One of the most reliable reports of the subject is the expert report from the World Cancer Research Fund & American Institute of...
Folate food source, usual intake, and folate status in Korean adults

Kim YN, Cho YO

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):47-51.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.47
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The purposes of the study were to investigate folate intakes and plasma folate concentrations as well as estimate folate status in Korean healthy adults. SUBJECTS/METHODS: A total of 254 healthy...
Radioprotective effects of delphinidin on normal human lung cells against proton beam exposure

Kim HM, Kim SH, Kang BS

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):41-46.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.41
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Exposure of the normal lung tissue around the cancerous tumor during radiotherapy causes serious side effects such as pneumonitis and pulmonary fibrosis. Radioprotectors used during cancer radiotherapy could protect...
Topical or oral treatment of peach flower extract attenuates UV-induced epidermal thickening, matrix metalloproteinase-13 expression and pro-inflammatory cytokine production in hairless mice skin

Kwak CS, Yang J, Shin CY, Chung JH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):29-40.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.29
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Ultraviolet radiation (UV) is a major cause of skin photoaging. Previous studies reported that ethanol extract (PET) of Prunus persica (L.) Batsch flowers (PPF, peach flowers) and its subfractions,...
Anti-hyperglycemic effects and signaling mechanism of Perilla frutescens sprout extract

Kim DH, Kim SJ, Yu KY, Jeong SI, Kim SY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):20-28.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.20
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton var. (PF) sprout is a plant of the labiate family. We have previously reported the protective effects of PF sprout extract on cytokine-induced β-cell damage....
Anti-neuroinflammatory effects of ethanolic extract of black chokeberry (Aronia melanocapa L.) in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated BV2 cells and ICR mice

Lee KP, Choi NH, Kim HS, Ahn S, Park IS, Lee DW

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):13-19.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.13
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: One of the mechanisms considered to be prevalent in the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is hyper-stimulation of microglia. Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocapa L.) is widely used to treat...
Sageretia thea fruit extracts rich in methyl linoleate and methyl linolenate downregulate melanogenesis via the Akt/GSK3β signaling pathway

Ko GA, Shrestha S, Kim Cho S

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):3-12.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2018.12.1.3
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Sageretia thea is traditionally used as a medicinal herb to treat various diseases, including skin disorders, in China and Korea. This study evaluated the inhibitory effect of Sageretia thea...

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