Kentaro Murakami

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate, other B vitamins, and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in relation to depressive symptoms in Japanese adults
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 24:140-7. 2008
  2. pmc Monetary Diet Cost is Associated with not only Favorable but also Unfavorable Aspects of Diet in Pregnant Japanese Women: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Insights 3:27-35. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported rate of eating and risk of overweight in Japanese children: Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:247-52. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of under- and over-reporters of energy intake among young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:253-62. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of under- and over-reporters of energy intake among Japanese children and adolescents: The Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 28:532-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The degree of misreporting of the energy-adjusted intake of protein, potassium, and sodium does not differ among under-, acceptable, and over-reporters of energy intake
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 32:741-50. 2012
  7. doi request reprint An energy-dense diet is cross-sectionally associated with an increased risk of overweight in male children, but not in female children, male adolescents, or female adolescents in Japan: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 32:486-94. 2012
  8. pmc Relationship between soy and isoflavone intake and periodontal disease: the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 8:39. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Dietary intake and depressive symptoms: a systematic review of observational studies
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:471-88. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intake of folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and riboflavin and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Br J Nutr 104:757-64. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate, other B vitamins, and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in relation to depressive symptoms in Japanese adults
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 24:140-7. 2008
    ..We examined cross-sectional associations between the intake of folate, other B vitamins, and omega-3 PUFAs and depressive symptoms in Japanese adults...
  2. pmc Monetary Diet Cost is Associated with not only Favorable but also Unfavorable Aspects of Diet in Pregnant Japanese Women: The Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Insights 3:27-35. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported rate of eating and risk of overweight in Japanese children: Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:247-52. 2012
    ..0001). In conclusion, this large cross-sectional study in Japan showed that a higher rate of eating was independently positively associated with an increasing risk of overweight in children and adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of under- and over-reporters of energy intake among young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:253-62. 2012
    ..Particularly, perceived weight status was associated with under-reporting of energy intake, independent of actual weight status...
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of under- and over-reporters of energy intake among Japanese children and adolescents: The Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 28:532-8. 2012
    ..We examined the characteristics of under- and over-reporters of energy intake in Japanese children and adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint The degree of misreporting of the energy-adjusted intake of protein, potassium, and sodium does not differ among under-, acceptable, and over-reporters of energy intake
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 32:741-50. 2012
    ..In conclusion, these findings may lend support to the usefulness of adjustment for energy misreporting and the futility of merely excluding energy misreporters from analysis...
  7. doi request reprint An energy-dense diet is cross-sectionally associated with an increased risk of overweight in male children, but not in female children, male adolescents, or female adolescents in Japan: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 32:486-94. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this large cross-sectional study in Japan suggests that an energy-dense diet is associated with an increased risk of overweight in male children, but not in female children, male adolescents, or female adolescents...
  8. pmc Relationship between soy and isoflavone intake and periodontal disease: the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II
    Keiko Tanaka
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Public Health 8:39. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether soy and isoflavone intake is associated with the prevalence of periodontal disease...
  9. doi request reprint Dietary intake and depressive symptoms: a systematic review of observational studies
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:471-88. 2010
    ..Further evidence from well-designed observational studies is required to confirm or refute the association between dietary intake and depressive symptoms in free-living settings...
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intake of folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and riboflavin and risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Br J Nutr 104:757-64. 2010
    ..23, 0.99), respectively (P for trend = 0.10). In conclusion, in the present case-control study in Japan, low intake of vitamin B6, but not of folate, vitamin B12 or riboflavin, was independently associated with an increased risk of PD...
  11. doi request reprint Neighbourhood food store availability in relation to 24 h urinary sodium and potassium excretion in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Br J Nutr 104:1043-50. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and load and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Affect Disord 110:174-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between dietary GI and glycemic load (GL) and postpartum depression...
  13. doi request reprint Fish and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and depressive symptoms: Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Pediatrics 126:e623-30. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic evidence on the role of fish and long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake on depression during adolescence is sparse...
  14. doi request reprint Dietary folate, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 and depressive symptoms in early adolescence: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Psychosom Med 72:763-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between dietary folate, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 and depressive symptoms in a group of adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and glycemic load in relation to risk of overweight in Japanese children and adolescents: the Ryukyus Child Health Study
    K Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:925-36. 2011
    ..We examined the association between dietary GI and GL as well as dietary fiber intake and overweight status in Japanese children and adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint No meaningful association of neighborhood food store availability with dietary intake, body mass index, or waist circumference in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 30:565-73. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood restaurant availability and frequency of eating out in relation to dietary intake in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 57:87-94. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Education, but not occupation or household income, is positively related to favorable dietary intake patterns in pregnant Japanese women: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 29:164-72. 2009
    ..In conclusion, education, but not occupation or household income, was positively associated with favorable dietary intake patterns in a group of pregnant Japanese women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Monetary cost of self-reported diet in relation to biomarker-based estimates of nutrient intake in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:1290-7. 2009
    ..The present cross-sectional study examined the association between monetary costs of self-reported diet and biomarker-based estimates of nutrient intake...
  20. doi request reprint Neighborhood food store availability in relation to food intake in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 25:640-6. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the association between neighborhood food-store availability and individual food intake in a group of young Japanese women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of trans fatty acid intake with metabolic risk factors among free-living young Japanese women
    Mai Yamada
    Department of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:359-71. 2009
    ..We examined cross-sectional associations of total, hydrogenated, and natural trans fatty acid intake with selected metabolic risk factors in young Japanese women...
  22. doi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with higher ratio of 24-hour urinary sodium to potassium in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1606-11. 2009
    ..15, 3.35, 3.29, and 3.41, respectively; P for trend 0.04). Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage was associated with higher ratio of 24-hour urinary sodium to potassium in young Japanese women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum adiponectin concentration in relation to macronutrient and food intake in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Nutrition 29:1315-20. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between macronutrient and food intake and serum adiponectin concentration in a group of young Japanese women...
  24. doi request reprint The ratio of fish to meat in the diet is positively associated with favorable intake of food groups and nutrients among young Japanese women
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 31:169-77. 2011
    ..In conclusion, women who consumed more fish than meat (ratio >1) tended to choose more favorable food groups that included higher amounts of vegetables and fruits, resulting in a better profile of nutrient intake patterns...
  25. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index is inversely associated with the risk of Parkinson's disease: a case-control study in Japan
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 26:515-21. 2010
    ..We conducted a hospital-based case-control study in Japan to examine associations between dietary GI and GL and other dietary carbohydrate variables, including intake of available carbohydrate and dietary fiber, and PD...
  26. doi request reprint Intake of water from foods, but not water from beverages, is related to lower body mass index and waist circumference in free-living humans [corrected]
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 24:925-32. 2008
    ..We examined the associations of intake of water from beverages and intake of water from foods with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference in free-living humans consuming self-selected diets...
  27. doi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to dietary intake and insulin resistance syndrome in female Japanese dietetic students
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 26:508-14. 2010
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the association of neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) with dietary intake and a summary score of the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) in a group of young Japanese women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nutrient and food intake in relation to serum leptin concentration among young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 23:461-8. 2007
    ..We examined cross-sectional associations between nutrient and food intake and serum leptin concentration in young Japanese women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Total n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake is inversely associated with serum C-reactive protein in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institutes of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutr Res 28:309-14. 2008
    ..27 to P = .99). In conclusion, total n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake showed an independent inverse association with elevated serum CRP concentration in a group of young Japanese women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hardness (difficulty of chewing) of the habitual diet in relation to body mass index and waist circumference in free-living Japanese women aged 18-22 y
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:206-13. 2007
    ..Animal studies suggest the beneficial effect of hardness of diet on body weight and adiposity. No human studies have examined hardness of diet in relation to obesity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of relative validity of food group intakes estimated by comprehensive and brief-type self-administered diet history questionnaires against 16 d dietary records in Japanese adults
    Satomi Kobayashi
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 14:1200-11. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Lower estimates of delta-5 desaturase and elongase activity are related to adverse profiles for several metabolic risk factors in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nutr Res 28:816-24. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Estimation of caffeine intake in Japanese adults using 16 d weighed diet records based on a food composition database newly developed for Japanese populations
    Mai Yamada
    Department of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 13:663-72. 2010
    ....
  34. pmc Dietary total antioxidant capacity from different assays in relation to serum C-reactive protein among young Japanese women
    Satomi Kobayashi
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutr J 11:91. 2012
    ..We examined the association between dietary TAC and serum CRP concentration in young Japanese women using different four TAC assays...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and load in relation to metabolic risk factors in Japanese female farmers with traditional dietary habits
    Kentaro Murakami
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1161-9. 2006
    ..Little is known about the relation of dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) to metabolic risk factors, particularly in non-Western populations...
  36. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index is associated with decreased premenstrual symptoms in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 24:554-61. 2008
    ..In this observational cross-sectional study, we investigated associations between dietary GI and other dietary carbohydrates and premenstrual symptoms...
  37. pmc Within- and between-individual variation in energy and nutrient intake in Japanese adults: effect of age and sex differences on group size and number of records required for adequate dietary assessment
    Azusa Fukumoto
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:178-86. 2013
    ..Information on within- and between-individual variation in energy and nutrient intake is critical for precisely estimating usual dietary intake; however, data from Japanese populations are limited...
  38. doi request reprint Maternal dietary patterns in pregnancy and fetal growth in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Br J Nutr 107:1526-33. 2012
    ..These results suggest that a diet high in bread, confectioneries, and soft drinks and low in fish and vegetables during pregnancy might be associated with a small birth weight and an increased risk of having a SGA infant...
  39. doi request reprint Soft drink intake is associated with diet quality even among young Japanese women with low soft drink intake
    Mai Yamada
    Department of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1997-2004. 2008
    ..The association is not yet fully examined in the population with relatively low intake level of soft drinks such as the current Japanese population...
  40. pmc Both comprehensive and brief self-administered diet history questionnaires satisfactorily rank nutrient intakes in Japanese adults
    Satomi Kobayashi
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:151-9. 2012
    ..We compared the relative validity of nutrient intake derived from DHQ with that from the BDHQ, using semi-weighed 16-day dietary records (DRs) as reference...
  41. doi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to dietary intake and body mass index in female Japanese dietetic students
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 25:745-52. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the association of neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) with dietary intake and body mass index (BMI) in a group of young Japanese women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary acid-base load and cardiometabolic risk factors in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Nutr 100:642-51. 2008
    ..024 and 0.012, respectively). In conclusion, more acidic dietary acid-base load was independently associated with adverse profile of several cardiometabolic risk factors in free-living young Japanese women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of published strategies using urinary creatinine to identify incomplete 24-h urine collection
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 24:16-22. 2008
    ..We examined the sensitivity and specificity of several strategies that use creatinine to identify incomplete urine using the p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) check method as reference...
  44. doi request reprint Nutritional adequacy of three dietary patterns defined by cluster analysis in 997 pregnant Japanese women: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 14:611-21. 2011
    ..To examine the adequacy and inadequacy of dietary patterns in pregnant women for which information is absolutely lacking...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relative validity of dietary patterns derived from a self-administered diet history questionnaire using factor analysis among Japanese adults
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 13:1080-9. 2010
    ..We examined the relative validity of dietary patterns derived from a self-administered diet history questionnaire (DHQ) among Japanese adults...
  46. doi request reprint Iron intake does not significantly correlate with iron deficiency among young Japanese women: a cross-sectional study
    Keiko Asakura
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:1373-83. 2009
    ..Uniquely among developed countries, dietary habits render Japanese populations vulnerable to Fe deficiency, owing to their relatively low intake of Fe and high intake of Fe absorption inhibitors, such as green tea and soyabeans...
  47. ncbi request reprint No relation between intakes of calcium and dairy products and body mass index in Japanese women aged 18 to 20 y
    Kentaro Murakami
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 22:490-5. 2006
    ..This cross-sectional study examined possible associations of intakes of calcium and dairy products to body mass index (BMI; kilograms per square meter) in young Japanese women...
  48. pmc Estimation of trans fatty acid intake in Japanese adults using 16-day diet records based on a food composition database developed for the Japanese population
    Mai Yamada
    Department of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:119-27. 2010
    ..We developed a comprehensive database of trans fatty acid food composition, and used this database to estimate intake among a Japanese population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Nutritional adequacy of four dietary patterns defined by cluster analysis in Japanese women aged 18-20 years
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:555-63. 2010
    ..001). A dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruits, fish, and some others showed better profile of nutritional adequacy except for sodium in young Japanese women...
  50. pmc Association between Hardness (Difficulty of Chewing) of the Habitual Diet and Premenstrual Symptoms in Young Japanese Women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Environ Health Insights 3:53-61. 2009
    ..Considering the plausibility of the putative mechanism, however, further investigation using more relevant measures of chewing and premenstrual symptoms is warranted...
  51. doi request reprint Dietary patterns during pregnancy and the risk of postpartum depression in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Br J Nutr 105:1251-7. 2011
    ..Further studies with more accurate measurements are warranted to confirm the relationship between dietary patterns and the risk of postpartum depression...
  52. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with body mass index and waist circumference, but not with other metabolic risk factors, in free-living young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 23:798-806. 2007
    ..We examined the cross-sectional associations between dietary energy density and several metabolic risk factors in free-living young Japanese women...
  53. pmc Comparability of weighed dietary records and a self-administered diet history questionnaire for estimating monetary cost of dietary energy
    Kentaro Murakami
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Insights 1:35-43. 2008
    ..64 for women and 0.51 for men. These data indicate reasonable comparability of monetary cost of dietary energy across DR and a DHQ as well as usefulness of a single administration of the DHQ for estimating monetary cost of dietary energy...
  54. doi request reprint Dietary patterns in infancy and their associations with maternal socio-economic and lifestyle factors among 758 Japanese mother-child pairs: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Hitomi Okubo
    Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Matern Child Nutr 10:213-25. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the mother's socio-economic position and dietary patterns were associated with the dietary patterns of infants in the Japanese pairs as observed in the Western populations...
  55. doi request reprint Development of an amino acid composition database and estimation of amino acid intake in Japanese adults
    Hitomi Suga
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:188-99. 2013
    ..This database contains amino acid values of foods items frequently consumed in Japan, and represents a valuable tool for use in epidemiological studies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, but not glycemic load, is positively associated with serum homocysteine concentration in free-living young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science JSPS, Tokyo, Japan Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Nutr Res 34:25-30. 2014
    ..40). To conclude, in a group of free-living young Japanese women, dietary GI, but not GL, was independently and positively associated with serum homocysteine concentration. ..
  57. doi request reprint Higher intake of vitamin B-6 and dairy products and lower intake of green and oolong tea are independently associated with lower serum homocysteine concentration in young Japanese women
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom
    Nutr Res 33:653-60. 2013
    ..To conclude, in a group of young Japanese women, higher intake of vitamin B-6 and dairy products and lower intake of green and oolong tea were independently associated with lower serum homocysteine concentration. ..