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Analysis of the association between health-related and work-related factors among workers and metabolic syndrome using data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2016)

Kim KY, Yun JM

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):444-451.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.444
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: This study analyzed health-related factors for metabolic syndrome (Mets) among workers in South Korea. SUBJECTS/METHODS: This analysis included 4,666 adults aged 19–64 years to analyzed health-related risk factors for Mets...
Nutrition education discouraging sugar intake results in higher nutrient density in diets of pre-school children

Yeom MY, Cho YO

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):434-443.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.434
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The intake of sugar has increased worldwide, and it is well established that childhood experiences and food preferences affect lifelong eating habits. To discourage sugar intake, nutrition education was...
Alcohol consumption and gastric cancer risk in Korea: a case-control study

Kim MH, Kim SA, Park CH, Eun CS, Han DS, Kim YS, Song KS, Choi BY, Kim HJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):425-433.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.425
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The International Agency for Research on Cancer defined alcohol beverages and acetaldehyde derived from alcoholic beverages as a Group 1 carcinogen to humans. However, the association between alcohol consumption...
Identifying psychological predictors of adherence to a community-based lifestyle modification program for weight loss among Chinese overweight and obese adults

Leung AW, Chan RS, Sea MM, Woo J

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):415-424.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.415
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Existing evidence on lifestyle modification programs for weight loss is limited by the high attrition rate of such programs. Identifying predictors of adherence to a lifestyle modification program could...
Comparison of four nutritional screening tools for Korean hospitalized children

Lee YJ, Yang HR

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):410-414.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.410
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Several nutritional screening tools were recently developed to screen the risk of malnutrition in hospitalized children, but have not been validated in Asia. We compared four nutritional screening tools...
Effectiveness of worksite-based dietary interventions on employees' obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Park SH, Kim SY

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):399-409.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.399
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This study was designed to provide scientific evidence on the effectiveness of worksite-based dietary intervention to reduce obesity among overweight/obese employees. MATERIALS/METHODS: Electronic search was performed using Ovid Medline, Embase,...
Tea consumption is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease in female but not male populations in Guangzhou, China

Chen Y, Ye Y, Zhang Z, Zhang C, Chen M, Pang J, Zhou S, Xiang Q

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):393-398.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.393
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The association between tea consumption and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) remains controversial. This study aimed to determine whether tea consumption has an effect on CHD risk in...
Effect of immune-enhancing enteral nutrition formula enriched with plant-derived n-3 fatty acids on natural killer cell activity in rehabilitation patients

Cho JM, Choi HS, Cho YS, Park SY, Kim DY, Lee JH

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):384-392.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.384
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Enteral nutrition formulas with immune-enhancing nutrients, such as n-3 fatty acids, may manage patients' nutritional status and pathophysiological processes. The aim of our study was to investigate natural killer...
Gamma-tocopherol ameliorates hyperglycemia-induced hepatic inflammation associated with NLRP3 inflammasome in alloxan-induced diabetic mice

Lee H, Lim Y

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):377-383.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.377
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Hyperglycemia-induced hepatic damage has been recognized as one of the major cause of complications in diabetes. Hepatic complications are associated with inflammation and oxidative stress in diabetes. In this...
Anti-diabetic effects of blue honeyberry on high-fed-diet-induced type II diabetic mouse

Sharma A, Kim JW, Ku SK, Choi JS, Lee HJ

  • Nutr Res Pract.
  • 2019 Oct;13(5):367-376.
  • doi: 10.4162/nrp.2019.13.5.367
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: The blue honeysuckle berry (Lonicera caerulea var. edulis L.) is a small deciduous shrub belonging to the Caprifoliaceae family that is native to Russia, China, Japan, and Korea. The...

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