Kyong Park


Affiliation: Yeungnam University
Country: Korea


  1. Jang H, Park K. Omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Nutr. 2019;: pubmed publisher
  2. Kim M, Park K. Dietary Fat Intake and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..1; monounsaturated fatty acid, p = 0.08; polyunsaturated fatty acid, p = 0.2). The studies included in this review and meta-analysis revealed that dietary fats and fatty acids had no effects on the risk of CRC. ..
  3. Jeon J, Jang J, Park K. Effects of Consuming Calcium-Rich Foods on the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Nutrients. 2018;11: pubmed publisher
    ..Yogurt may provide protective effects against T2DM in Korean adults, owing to the beneficial effects of probiotics. Further prospective large-scale cohort studies should be conducted to validate these findings. ..
  4. Son J, Lee Y, Park K. Effects of processed red meat consumption on the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases among Korean adults: the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. Eur J Nutr. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, limiting PRM intake may not be a top priority for the prevention of chronic diseases in Korean population. ..
  5. Park K, Rimm E, Siscovick D, Spiegelman D, Manson J, Morris J, et al. Toenail selenium and incidence of type 2 diabetes in U.S. men and women. Diabetes Care. 2012;35:1544-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is required to determine whether varying results in this study versus prior trials relate to differences in dose, source, statistical power, residual confounding factors, or underlying population risk. ..
  6. Kim H, Cho S, Jacobs D, Park K. Instant coffee consumption may be associated with higher risk of metabolic syndrome in Korean adults. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014;106:145-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Consumption of coffee, particularly instant coffee mix, may have harmful effects on MetSyn, perhaps partly deriving from excessive intake of sugar and powder creamer. ..
  7. Son J, Morris J, Park K. Toenail Chromium Concentration and Metabolic Syndrome among Korean Adults. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
    ..65-5.23). Our results do not support an association between long-term exposure to Cr and a lower prevalence of MetS in Koreans, whose Cr concentrations are relatively low compared to those of populations in Europe and the United States. ..
  8. Jang J, Shin M, Kim O, Park K. Longitudinal association between egg consumption and the risk of cardiovascular disease: interaction with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nutr Diabetes. 2018;8:20 pubmed publisher
    ..77-1.38, P for trend: 0.8). Higher egg consumption may increase the risk for CVD in Korean patients with T2DM. Our findings provide a basis for the development of an optimal dietary cholesterol intake guideline for the Korean population. ..
  9. Park K, Seo E. Association between Toenail Mercury and Metabolic Syndrome Is Modified by Selenium. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies are needed to suggest optimal dietary guidelines regarding fish and selenium intakes, particularly for Asians with high levels of fish intake. ..

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  1. Park K, Seo E. Toenail mercury and dyslipidemia: Interaction with selenium. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2017;39:43-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are warranted to determine the appropriate level of fish consumption, considering both methylmercury and selenium exposure, in a larger prospective cohort or RCT. ..
  2. Kim M, Lee Y, Park K. Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Use among Korean Adults: Baseline Data from the Trace Element Study of Korean Adults in Yeungnam Area. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Excessive use of VMS can lead to an increased risk for adverse health effects. The results of this study provide useful baseline data for establishing guidelines for the appropriate consumption and adequate intake levels of VMS. ..
  3. Park K, Son J, Jang J, Kang R, Chung H, Lee K, et al. Unprocessed Meat Consumption and Incident Cardiovascular Diseases in Korean Adults: The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES). Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..A significant inverse association between poultry consumption and incident CVD was observed in Korean adults, requiring further confirmation in other populations. ..
  4. Lee Y, Park K. Adherence to a Vegetarian Diet and Diabetes Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Our results support the need for further investigations into the effects of the motivations for vegetarianism, the duration of the adherence to a vegetarian diet, and type of vegetarian on diabetes risk. ..