Mark L Wahlqvist

Summary

Affiliation: National Health Research Institutes
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and limited dietary diversity or physical inactivity are conjoint precursors of incident diabetes more so in elderly women than men
    Li Li Xiu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:635-45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Case studies and evidence based nutrition
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Fuli Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Room D437 Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Building, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:471-3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Antioxidant relevance to human health
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:171-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D in North-East Asian clinical nutrition practice
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:166-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and food security in North-East Asia
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:1-5. 2013
  6. pmc Increased risk of affective disorders in type 2 diabetes is minimized by sulfonylurea and metformin combination: a population-based cohort study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    BMC Med 10:150. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Physical function mitigates the adverse effects of being thin on mortality in a free-living older Taiwanese cohort
    M S Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:776-83. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Metformin-inclusive sulfonylurea therapy reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease occurring with Type 2 diabetes in a Taiwanese population cohort
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:753-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Paradoxes with weight disorders for health systems
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:471-5. 2012
  10. pmc Effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid on gene expression of the critical enzymes involved in homocysteine metabolism
    Tao Huang
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310029 China
    Nutr J 11:6. 2012

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Publications67

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and limited dietary diversity or physical inactivity are conjoint precursors of incident diabetes more so in elderly women than men
    Li Li Xiu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:635-45. 2013
    ..To establish whether elderly people with impaired cognition are at greater risk for the de-velopment of type 2 diabetes...
  2. doi request reprint Case studies and evidence based nutrition
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Fuli Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Room D437 Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Building, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:471-3. 2013
    ..Yet it can play a valuable part in hypothesis formulation and in the cross-checking of evidence. Most of all, it is usually a point at which the operationalisation of nutrition evidence is granted best current practice status. ..
  3. doi request reprint Antioxidant relevance to human health
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:171-6. 2013
    ..Their use as biomarkers of food cannot justify their isolated use. Nevertheless, a spectrum of dietary pluripotential antioxidants for tissues, metabolic and immune systems is advantageous...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D in North-East Asian clinical nutrition practice
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:166-9. 2013
    ..Diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion and confirmation by biochemistry which may not be affordable. Therefore a close working relationship between public health and clinical nutritionist is essential...
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and food security in North-East Asia
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:1-5. 2013
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  6. pmc Increased risk of affective disorders in type 2 diabetes is minimized by sulfonylurea and metformin combination: a population-based cohort study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    BMC Med 10:150. 2012
    ..To confirm whether type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is an affective disorder (AD) precursor, and to establish possible effects of oral anti-hyperglycemic agents (OAAs)...
  7. doi request reprint Physical function mitigates the adverse effects of being thin on mortality in a free-living older Taiwanese cohort
    M S Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:776-83. 2012
    ..To examine the significance of underweight and physical function as well as their interaction on mortality in the aged...
  8. doi request reprint Metformin-inclusive sulfonylurea therapy reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease occurring with Type 2 diabetes in a Taiwanese population cohort
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:753-8. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD). We evaluated the role of oral anti-hyperglycemic agents (OAA) in any diabetes-PD linkage...
  9. ncbi request reprint Paradoxes with weight disorders for health systems
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:471-5. 2012
    ..In these respects, our species is more vulnerable than we have thought. Fortunately, a better understanding of BMI and health is emerging...
  10. pmc Effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid on gene expression of the critical enzymes involved in homocysteine metabolism
    Tao Huang
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310029 China
    Nutr J 11:6. 2012
    ..Previous studies showed that plasma n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) was negatively associated with plasma homocysteine (Hcy)...
  11. ncbi request reprint A Food in Health Security (FIHS) platform in the Asia-Pacific Region: the way forward
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:688-702. 2009
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  12. pmc Is impaired energy regulation the core of the metabolic syndrome in various ethnic groups of the USA and Taiwan?
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, NO, 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:11. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetS) concept is widely used in public health and clinical settings without an agreed pathophysiology. We have re-examined the MetS in terms of body fuels, so as to provide a coherent cross-cultural pathogenesis...
  13. doi request reprint Connected Community and Household Food-Based Strategy (CCH-FBS): its importance for health, food safety, sustainability and security in diverse localities
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Ecol Food Nutr 48:457-81. 2009
    ..Improved infrastructure should allow communities and households to be usefully connected and operate with CCH-FBSs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Why food in health security (FIHS)?
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:480-5. 2009
    ..Principles of equity and ethics must apply. The Food in Health Security (FIHS) roundtable aims to develop a Network to facilitate this process...
  15. ncbi request reprint Securing health through food systems: an initiative of the nutrition consortium of the National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan and Asia Pacific regional partners as a network
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:472-9. 2009
    ..A FIHS Network is being established to further the initiative. It should form part of the broader Human Security agenda...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nutrition leadership training in North-East Asia: an IUNS initiative in conjunction with nutrition societies in the region
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Center for Health Policy Research Development, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:672-82. 2008
    ..Early feedback indicates that new opportunities have been created and seized...
  17. ncbi request reprint International trends in nutritionally-related health and their implication for health policy
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Centre for Health Policy and Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:360-9. 2008
    ..Decisions about food-health relationships will take into account the United Nations MDGs (Millennium Development Goals), but be strongly influenced by technology, affordability, sustainability and ethics...
  18. ncbi request reprint The opportunities and challenges of evidence-based nutrition (EBN) in the Asia Pacific region: clinical practice and policy-setting
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Nutrition Consortium, Center for Health Policy Research Development, National Health Research Institutes, No 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:2-7. 2008
    ..They found that clinical practice guidelines and proposals for health and nutrition policies required greater emphasis and expertise in EBN...
  19. ncbi request reprint National food fortification: a dialogue with reference to Asia: policy in evolution
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan 350, RCO
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:24-9. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint New nutrition science in practice
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan 350, RCO
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:5-11. 2008
    ..Unlike our predecessors in nutrition science, we will be unable to fulfil the expectations of us unless we progress this wider and less anthropocentric form of our science...
  21. doi request reprint A bean-free diet increases the risk of all-cause mortality among Taiwanese women: the role of the metabolic syndrome
    Wan Chi Chang
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 15:663-72. 2012
    ..To evaluate the associations with chronic disease risk and mortality of the consequences of bean-free diets in Taiwanese adults with regard to gender...
  22. doi request reprint Fast-food outlets and walkability in school neighbourhoods predict fatness in boys and height in girls: a Taiwanese population study
    Po Huang Chiang
    Division of Health Services and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 14:1601-9. 2011
    ..We investigated the influence of fast-food stores and convenience food stores (FS and CS, respectively) on growth and body composition in a range of residential densities for North-east Asian food culture...
  23. doi request reprint Cooking frequency may enhance survival in Taiwanese elderly
    Rosalind Chia Yu Chen
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 15:1142-9. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between cooking behaviour and long-term survival among elderly Taiwanese...
  24. doi request reprint Increased medical costs in elders with the metabolic syndrome are most evident with hospitalization of men
    Yu Hung Chang
    Division of Health Policy Translation, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Gend Med 9:348-60. 2012
    ..Little is known about health care costs associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  25. pmc Age- and gender-specific population attributable risks of metabolic disorders on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in Taiwan
    Wuan Szu Wang
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, NO, 35, Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 12:111. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the age- and gender-specific population attributable risks (PARs) for cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related mortality and all-cause mortality for public health planning...
  26. doi request reprint Dietary diversity and food expenditure as indicators of food security in older Taiwanese
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, ROC
    Appetite 58:180-7. 2012
    ..Nutrition policy directed to food insecure groups, like the aged, could employ health promotion strategies which reduce financial barriers to healthy eating...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bidirectionality and gender differences in emotional disturbance associations with obesity among Taiwanese schoolchildren
    Po Huang Chiang
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC Department of Health Risk Management, College of Management, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:3504-16. 2013
    ..This provides some policy direction while mechanisms and causality require elucidation. ..
  28. pmc Spending on vegetable and fruit consumption could reduce all-cause mortality among older adults
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nutr J 11:113. 2012
    ..This study considers the hypothesis that greater food expenditure in general, and particularly on more nutritious plant and animal-derived foods, decreases mortality in older adults...
  29. pmc Type 2 diabetes increases and metformin reduces total, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancer incidences in Taiwanese: a representative population prospective cohort study of 800,000 individuals
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, ROC
    BMC Cancer 11:20. 2011
    ..Metformin protection against cancer risk in Orientals is uncertain. We examined the possible metformin effect on total, esophageal, gastric, colorectal (CRC), hepatocellular (HCC) and pancreatic cancers in a Taiwanese cohort...
  30. ncbi request reprint The U-shaped relationship between BMI and all-cause mortality contrasts with a progressive increase in medical expenditure: a prospective cohort study
    Wen Harn Pan
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:577-87. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that current recommendations to maintain BMI at the lower end of the desirable range remain tenable for the apparently healthy general public...
  31. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia is increased in type 2 diabetes and reduced by the use of sulfonylureas and metformin
    Chih Cheng Hsu
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan, ROC
    J Alzheimers Dis 24:485-93. 2011
    ..T2DM increases the risk of dementia more than 2-fold. On the other hand, sulfonylureas may decrease the risk of dementia, as does metformin; together, these 2 OAs decrease the risk of dementia in T2DM patients by 35% over 8 years...
  32. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activities and dietary quality of the general and indigenous Taiwanese populations are associated with fat distribution and sarcopenia
    Po Huang Chiang
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Service Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:599-613. 2013
    ..07, 95% CI: 1.26-3.43). More over-fatness in an IndT than GenT is associated with less LTPA. LTPA reduces sarcope-nic risk irrespective of ethnicity, is partly dependent on diet, and reduces obesity indices in the GenT. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Lower birth weight and diet in Taiwanese girls more than boys predicts learning impediments
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:2203-12. 2012
    ..Girls' cognitive and social development appears to be susceptible to diet quality and birth weight, such that the adverse risk of lower birth weight on school performance may be offset by improved diet...
  34. ncbi request reprint The demography of food in health security: current experience with dairy consumption in Taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:585-9. 2009
    ..There is a need for alternative Food Guides for non-dairy consumers. Attention to dairy intake for socio-economically disadvantaged groups is required...
  35. doi request reprint Frequent shopping by men and women increases survival in the older Taiwanese population
    Yu Hung Chang
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350 Taiwan, ROC
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e20. 2012
    ..Active ageing is a key to healthy ageing; shopping behaviour is an economically relevant activity of the elderly...
  36. doi request reprint Chewing ability in conjunction with food intake and energy status in later life affects survival in Taiwanese with the metabolic syndrome
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1072-80. 2010
    ..To examine chewing ability and survival in older adults after 8 years of follow-up and consider any interaction with the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Validation of a simplified food frequency questionnaire as used in the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT) for the elderly
    Yi Chen Huang
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:134-40. 2011
    ..205 for men; 0.494, 0.475 and -0.174 for women; fish and fruit followed in overall validity. The SFFQ measured the food patterns of elderly NAHSIT elders with validity high for dairy and good for fish, and fruit intakes in both genders...
  38. ncbi request reprint Choline and betaine food sources and intakes in Taiwanese
    Da Ming Chu
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:547-57. 2012
    ..These allow for health outcome considerations...
  39. ncbi request reprint A global overall dietary index: ODI-R revised to emphasize quality over quantity
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:82-6. 2008
    ..Empirically, a subtraction scoring approach for the overeating of protein rich foods, did not meaningfully decrease ODI-R in Taiwanese elderly or children. ODI-R provides an effective measure of dietary quality over quantity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health and nutrition economics: diet costs are associated with diet quality
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Min chiuan East Rd Neihu, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:598-604. 2009
    ..Collaborative, cross-disciplinary nutritional economics research should play a greater role in the prevention and management of food crises...
  41. doi request reprint Ecosystem Health Disorders - changing perspectives in clinical medicine and nutrition
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Fuli Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Room D437 Agricultural Biological and Environmental Building, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, 833 Yuhantang, West Lake District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China 310058
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:1-15. 2014
    ..Accumulated ecosystem change may now overwhelm our health. On these accounts, more integrative approaches and partnerships for health care practice are required. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese children
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:594-600. 2007
    ..Not only abdominal fatness, but also uric acid status, or both together may be of interest to public health workers and clinicians in regard to the transitional health problem of MS...
  43. doi request reprint Prediction of all-cause mortality by B group vitamin status in the elderly
    Yi Chen Huang
    Division of Health Services and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Nutr 31:191-8. 2012
    ..All-cause mortality by vitamin B status, using dietary (B-1, B-2, niacin, B-6) or biochemical data (erythrocyte transketolase reductase, erythrocyte glutathione reductase, plasma pyridoxal-phosphate, folate and serum B-12) was evaluated...
  44. ncbi request reprint Central obesity predicts non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality and overall obesity predicts leukemia mortality in adult Taiwanese
    Da Ming Chu
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei City, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:310-9. 2011
    ..In a large Taiwanese cohort, we have evaluated whether body fat and its distribution is associated with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and leukemia mortalities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intake and its food sources in Taiwanese
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:397-407. 2008
    ..Supplement source vitamin D also varied greatly between age and gen-der groups. Elderly women consumed almost 20% of vitamin D from supplements; 16-18 years old boys consumed 2.47% vitamin D from supplements only...
  46. pmc Poverty increases type 2 diabetes incidence and inequality of care despite universal health coverage
    Chih Cheng Hsu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Diabetes Care 35:2286-92. 2012
    ..We aimed to delineate whether income disparity is associated with diabetes incidence and inequality of care under a national health insurance (NHI) program in Asia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Imputed food insecurity as a predictor of disease and mental health in Taiwanese elementary school children
    Likwang Chen
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, The Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:605-19. 2009
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  48. ncbi request reprint Is high serum uric acid a risk marker or a target for treatment? Examination of its independent effect in a large cohort with low cardiovascular risk
    Chi Pang Wen
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:273-88. 2010
    ..Cohort studies evaluating increased uric acid level as a cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor have shown variable results; studies are particularly lacking in lower risk populations...
  49. doi request reprint Dietary quality of elders and children is interdependent in Taiwanese communities: a NAHSIT mapping study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    a Division of Prevention Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ecol Food Nutr 53:81-97. 2014
    ..001). When ODI-R increased 1 unit, the child YHEI-TW improved 0.232 and 0.134 YHEI-TW units with men and women, respectively. Dietary quality of community elders is related to that of children. ..
  50. pmc Vitamin D decreases risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women of normal weight in subtropical taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Epidemiol 21:87-94. 2011
    ..This hospital-based case-control study examined the relationship of breast cancer with vitamin D intake and sunlight exposure...
  51. doi request reprint Low and high homocysteine are associated with mortality independent of B group vitamins but interactive with cognitive status in a free-living elderly cohort
    Li Li Xiu
    Department of Food and Nutritional Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Nutr Res 32:928-39. 2012
    ..Yet cognition is inter-related with homocysteine in its association with survival in ways not detectably altered by foods or food-derived vitamins...
  52. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity predicts type of medical expenditure in elders
    Yuan Ting Lo
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Ct, 161 Minchuan East Rd, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, Republic of China E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:e415-23. 2013
    ..To assess the association between Dietary Diversity Scores (DDSs, range: 0-6 points) and medical service utilization and expenditures...
  53. doi request reprint Difference of antihypertensive prescribing between office- and hospital-based clinics in Taiwan
    Wei Liang Chen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Number 325, Section 2, Cheng Gong Road, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pharm 34:710-8. 2012
    ..Information regarding the correlation between the prescription and health care faculties in different geographical locations was lacking...
  54. ncbi request reprint Do registered dietitians search for evidence-based information? A nationwide survey of regional hospitals in Taiwan
    Ya Wen Chiu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:630-7. 2012
    ..Language is an important element relevant to the implementation of EBN. These findings may help the refining of strategies to promote the accessing of evidence-based information...
  55. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision-making for vitamin K-1 and K-2 deficiency and coronary artery calcification with warfarin therapy: are diet, factor Xa inhibitors or both the answer?
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:492-6. 2013
    ..Finally, a putative set of recommendations is provided...
  56. ncbi request reprint Population-based studies of nutrition and health in Asia Pacific elderly
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:294-7. 2005
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  57. ncbi request reprint Nutrition transition in west Sumatra, Indonesia
    Nur I Lipoeto
    Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:312-6. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the nutrition transition in Indonesia is similar to patterns in other developing countries. Although fat consumption increased slightly, there is movement to maintain the traditional diet...
  58. ncbi request reprint Asian migration to Australia: food and health consequences
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S562-8. 2002
    ..Thus, whilst Asian migration to Australia has provided health opportunities for host citizens, there have been threats to migrant citizens in regard to nutrition-related health...
  59. ncbi request reprint Health economics of weight management: evidence and cost
    Antigone Kouris-Blazos
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, 8th Floor Menzies Building, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:329-38. 2007
    ..org) on the "Health Economics of Weight Management" has been published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition in September 2006. This report explores the cost benefit analysis of weight management in greater detail...
  60. ncbi request reprint 'Malnutrition' in the aged: the dietary assessment
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, PO Box 11A, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 5:911-3. 2002
    ..Many communities now wish to use such information to develop food-based dietary guidelines for their aged members...
  61. ncbi request reprint Regional food culture and development
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, 8th Floor Menzies Buliding, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:2-7. 2007
    ..By and large, there is a remarkable resilience and ingenuity of people and their food systems, but monoculture and lack of diversity encourage food system failure...
  62. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma lipoprotein (a), apolipoprotein (a) phenotypes, and other coronary heart disease risk factors in a Melbourne South Asian population
    Zhuo Wei Xiong
    National Health Centre, Singapore
    Clin Biochem 37:305-11. 2004
    ..Although the effects of apo(a) phenotypes and various risk factors on Lp(a) status in South Asian population may have been studied in other countries, there are no reports involving these risk factors in Australia...
  63. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and the prevention of chronic disease
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:313-8. 2005
    ..These are reflected in the 2003 WHO report 9816 on "Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Disease"...
  64. ncbi request reprint Nutritional indicators, peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets and survival in an institutionalised elderly population
    Widjaja Lukito
    SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Center for Community Nutrition, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:107-12. 2004
    ..The number of CD4 T-cells may be useful in the prediction of total mortality in an institutionalised elderly population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Content of a novel online collection of traditional east African food habits (1930s-1960s): data collected by the Max-Planck-Nutrition Research Unit, Bumbuli, Tanzania
    Verena Raschke
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:140-51. 2007
    ..e. Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda) between the 1930s and 1960s as compiled by the Max Planck Nutrition Research Unit, formerly located in Bumbuli, Tanzania...
  66. ncbi request reprint Weight management in transitional economies: the " double burden of disease" dilemma
    Widjaja Lukito
    Director of Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:21-9. 2006
    ..The pluralistic approaches to health required are likely to build on more effective lifestyle, behavioural and pharmacotherapeutic strategies to weight management, and do so at all ages, from conception to later life...