Affiliation: National Institute of Infectious Diseases
- Perceived body size and desire for thinness of young Japanese women: a population-based surveyF Hayashi
Department of Health Promotion and Research, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako Shi, Saitama, 3510197 Japan
Br J Nutr 96:1154-62. 2006..47; 95% CI 1.05, 2.07). The findings suggest the nature of excessive weight concerns of young women in Japan; thus efforts to control such health-risk behaviours at a national level are urgent...
- Trends in the prevalence of anaemia in Japanese adult women, 1989-2003Fumi Hayashi
Centre for Collaborative Research, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 1628636, Japan
Public Health Nutr 11:252-7. 2008..There is an increasing concern of anaemia in Japanese women, but no national trend data has existed to date. We analysed long-term national trends of anaemia in adult women...
- Elevated maternal serum folate in the third trimester and reduced fetal growth: a longitudinal studyHidemi Takimoto
Department of Health Promotion, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama, Japan
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 57:130-7. 2011..Higher serum folate values due to FA use in the third trimester was related to reduced fetal size. Excess FA under low vitamin B(6) and B(12) status may affect fetal growth...
- A new food guide in Japan: the Japanese food guide Spinning TopNobuo Yoshiike
Center for Collaboration and Partnership, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
Nutr Rev 65:149-54. 2007..It guides people as to what kinds and how much food they should eat each day to promote health. This paper describes the nature of the diet and the theoretical framework applied in the development of the new guidelines...