Vegetarian Research is an academic journal published by the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research (JSVR), whose major pupose is to promote reserach pertaining to vegetarianism in such fields as health, nutrition, medicine, environment, society, everyday life, and ethics. Contributors should follow "Guidlines for Contributors". Anyone with membership of the JSVR can contribute original articles to Vegetarian Research. Send your article to the editorial office by E-mail.



1 October 2017

Contents of Vegetarian Research
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Vol.16 Vol.17



Vegetarian Research Vol.17, No.1-2 (2016)

[Review]
Newest Vegetarian Nutrition|Soybean is a Good Protein Source|
Mitsuru Tsuchida, 1-7. [Abstract]E

[Original Article]
A New Attempt of Vegetarian Education from the Point of View of Science Education \Making of the Scientific Vegetable Salads by the Kitchen Science\
Yoko Sato and Hisataka Ohta, pagese 9-16. [Abstract]


[Notes]
A New Attempt of Vegetarian Education from the Point of View of Science Education |How to Plan the Tea Time for Vegans by Kitchen Science|
Yoko Sato and Hisataka Ohta, pages 17-19. [Abstract]

Development of the New Teaching Materials which Thought about Allergic Correspondence in the Chemical Experiments with Food|Making of the New Emulsification Type Condiment Using Ingredients Substituting for the Egg|
Yoko Sato and Hisataka Ohta, pages 21-23. [Abstract]

[Research News]
Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Breast Cancer in a Low-risk Population
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 25-26.

Associations between Vitamin B-12 Status and Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Diabetic Vegetarians and Omnivores
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 27-28.

Effects of 12-week Vegetarian Diet on the Nutritional Status, Stress Status and Bowel Habits in Middle School Students and Teachers
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 29-31.

[Proceedings]
General Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 32-33.
The Sixteenth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, page 34.
Abstracts Presented at the Sixteenth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 35-38.


Vegetarian Research Vol. 16 No. 1-2 (2015)

[Review]
Creating a New Vegan Diet Culture through the Restoration of Washoku (Japanese Cuisine): a Proposal for "The Balance Sheet of Food and Life" Based on Yin-Yang Theory
Yumiko Otani (Yumiko Tubu-Tubu), pages 1-12 [Abstract] [Full text, Free]

[Rsearch News]
Metaboric Profiles of Male Meat Eaters, Fish Eaters, Vegetarians, and Vegans from the EPIC-Oxford Cohort
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 13-15

Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Lipids : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 17-19

[Proceddings]
The 15th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 21-22
Abstracts Presented at the 15th Meeting. 23-25


Vegetarian Research Vol. 15 No. 1-2 (2014)

[Commentary]
Types and Food Labelling of Vegetarian Diets
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 1-4 [Abstract]

[Review]
The Consideration for Medical Articles about Vegetarian Diet in 2014
Tomohisa Miyagi, pages 3-6 [Abstract]

[Rsearch News]
Patterns of Food Consumption among Vegetarians and Non-vegetarians
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 7-8

Comparison of Nutritional Quality of the Vegan, Vegetarian, Semi-Vegetarian, Pesco-Vegetarian and Omnivorous Diet
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 9-11

[Proceddings]
The 14th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 14-16
Abstracts Presented at the 14th Meeting. 17-23


Vegetarian Research Vol. 14 No. 1-2 (2013)

[Lecture]
Micronucleus Test Using Root-tips of Onion Seedlings.
Akinori Takai, pages 1-6 [Abstract]

[Rsearch News]
The Effect of Vegetarian Diet on Selected Essential Nutrients in Children
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), page 7 [Abstract]

Reduced Risk for Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance Associated with Ovo-lacto-vegetarian Behavior in Female Buddhists: a Case-control Study.
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), page 8

The Netherlands Cohort Study-Meat Investigation Cohort;a Population-based Cohort Over-represented with Vegetarians, Pescetarians and Low Meat Consumers
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), page 9

[Book Review]
Life Style in 21 CenturyEVEGETARIAN-ism
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 11-13

[Proceddings]
The 13th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 14-15
Abstracts Presented at the 13th Meeting, pages 16-20


Vegetarian Research Vol. 13 No. 1-2 (2012)

[Short Reports]
Characteristics of Pickles Made from Eggplant (Solanum melongena L. cv. 'Mizunasu'), a Vegetable Indigenous to Osaka
Keiko Kaetsu and Kazuhiro Abe, pages 1-4 [Abstract]

Effect of Combination of Electrolyzed Acidic Water and Ultrasonic Vibration Treatment on the Microorganisms of Fresh-cut Cabbages
Kazuhiro Abe, Keiko Kaetsu and Nobuo Achiwa, pages 5-8. [Abstract]

Survey on Daily Intake of Red Meats and Present State of Vegetarian in Principal City, Mongolia
Masahiro Nakagawa, Akinori Takai and Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 9-14 [Abstract]

[Note]
Influence of Blanching on the Contents of Water Soluble Components in Some Vegetables
Kazuhiro Abe, Keiko Kaetsu and Nobuo Achiwa, pages 15-18 [Abstract]

[Research News]
Mortality in British Vegetarians: Results from the European Prospective. Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Oxford)
Keiko Nakamoto, page 19 [Abstract]

[Proceddings]
The 12nd Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 22-23
Abstracts Presented at the 12nd Meeting, pages 24-27


Vegetarian Research Vol. 12 No. 1-2 (2011)

[Original Article]
Effect of Culture Method on Nitrate Ion Concentration of 'Mizunasu' Eggplant Fruits
Keiko Kaetsu, Shinya Morikawa, Takeshi Isobe, Kenji Nakamura, Kazuhiro Abe, pages 1-6 [Abstract]

[Short Report]
Study of Changes of Free Amino Acids and Chlorophyll Contents of the Leafy Vegetables during Deterioration
Kazuhiro Abe, Akane Monguchi, Keiko Kaetsu, Nobuo Achiwa, pages 7-12 [Abstract]

Knowledge and Awareness about Environmental Carcinogens and Cancer, and its Relationship with Dietary Habits in College Students and General Population
Akinori Takai1 and Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 13-18 [Abstract]

[Proceddings]
The 11th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 19-20
Abstracts Presented at the 11th Meeting, pages 21-25


Vegetarian Research Vol. 11 No. 1-2 (2010)

[Original Article]
Influence of vegetarian diet on Dietary intake and Bone Mineral Density of Japanese Female Adolescents
Masako Arashi, Mariko Watanabe, Masako Yokozuka, Eriko Nishikawa and Satoru Iwai, pages 1-9 [Abstract]

[Short Report]
Questionnaire Survey about Awareness, Eating Experiences, and Main Factors in Quality Evaluation of Colorful Vegetables for Decoration and Eating among Young People Majoring in Agriculture
Kazuhiro Abe, Shyuji Shiozaki, Keiko Kaetsu, Shoji Shima, Keiji Kido, Ami Shimoyama, Yasuji Okai, Achiwa Nobuo, pages, pages 11-14 [Abstract]

[Review]
The Latest Vegetarian Nutrition in United States of America - Compared with Vegetarian Research (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutriton-Oxford: EPIC-Oxford).
Keiko Nakamoto, pages 15-22 [Abstract]

[Proceddings]
The 10th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 23-25
Abstracts Presented at the 10th Meeting, pages 27-32


Vegetarian Research Vol. 10 No. 1-2 (2009)

No. 1
[Translation]
ADA Report. Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: Vegetarian diets
(In Journal of the American Dietetic Association Vol. 103, 748-765, 2003)
Keiko Nakamot, Katsuhiro Shimizu and Asuka Fukada (Translation), pages 1-20

[Original Article]
Relationship between Vegetarian Diet, Laboratory Results, and Consciousness of Personal Health Condition among Hospital Workers.
Masako Arashi, Naotaka Hashizume, Satoru Iwai and Mariko Watanabe, pages 21-31 [Abstract]

[Short Report]
A Study on Vegetable Intake of Female Junior College Students.
Nanae Sato, Takako Sawada and Yoko Sasada, pages 33-37 [Abstract]

No. 2
[Original Articles]
Comparison of Physiological and Chemical Changes between Organic Banana and Conventionaly Produced (CP) Banana during Ripening
Abe Kazuhiro, Sasamoto Makiko, Yamashita Yuka, Kosuga Akiko, Shibahara Hiroe, Shiozaki Shyuji, Shima Shoji and Achiwa Nobuo, pages 39-44[Abstract]

Properties of Microorganism in Edible Flowers and Leaves and Flowers for Decoration
Abe Kazuhiro, Yamashita Yuka, Kosuga Akiko, Shibahara Hiroe, Sasamoto Makiko, Shiozaki Shyuji, Shima Shoji, Simoyama Ami, Okai Yasuji and Achiwa Nobuo, pages 45-49.[Abstract]

Effect of Vegetarian Diet on Serum Folate
Hisa Higuchi, Toyoko Okuda, Miho Kogirima, Yukari Kobatake and Kana Ioku, pages 51-58 [Abstract]

[Proceddings]
The Ninth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 59-60
Abstracts Presented at the Ninth Meeting, pages 61-71



Vegetarian Research Vol. 9 No. 1-2 (2008)

[Original Articles]
Growth Characteristics and Sugar Content of 'Tennoji' TurnipiBrassica campestris L. cv. Tennojijin the Late Harvesting Stage
Keiko KaetsuC Motoyoshi YamasakiC Yuichiro Takai and Kazuhiro Abe, pages 1-6 [Abstract]

Dietary Intake, Food Group Intake and Biochemical Status of Middle-aged Japanese Vegetarians
Keiko Nakamoto, Sanae Watanabe, Hideki Kudo, Akira Tanaka, pages 7-16 [Abstract]

[Research News]
Risk of Overweight and Obesity among Semivegetarian, Lactovegetarian, and Vegan Women
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 17-18.

IQ in Childhood and Vegetarianism in Adulthood: 1970 British Cohort Study
Yoshikazu Oka (Translation of selected passages), pages 19-20

[Proceedings]
The Eighth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 21-23
Abstracts Presented at the Eighth Meeting, 24-39



Vegetarian Research Vol. 8, No. 1-2 (2007)

[Review]
Prevention of Lifestyle-related Diseases by an American-style Vegetarian Diet
Mitsuru Tsuchida, pages 1-6 [Abstract]

[Short Report]
Effects of Electrolyzed Alkaline Water Treatment on the Yield and Quality of Paddy-rice
Kazuhiro Abe, Tomohiro Ueda, Masayoshi Sanou, Hajime Fujioka, Shin-ichi Kusakari, Motonobu Kawano, Takashi Mikami, Tatsuhiko Ochi, Shyuji Shiozaki, Hiroyuki Yamanaka and Shoji Shima, pages 7-10 [Abstract]

[Note]
Young Single Women's Eating Trends by Food Group and Their Recognition Survey on Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables
Abe Kazuhiro, Shiozaki Shyuji, Achiwa Nobuo, Yamanaka Hiroyuki, Shima Shoji, Kido Keiji, Okai Yasuji and Kusakari Shin-ichi, pages 11-14 [Abstract]

[Proceedings]
The Sixth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 15-16
Abstracts Presented at the Sixth Meeting., pages 17-20
The Seventh Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 21-22
Abstracts Presented at the Seventh Meeting, pages 23-28




Vegetarian Research Vol. 7, No. 1-2 (2006)

[Original Article]
Fatty Acid Intake of Lacto-ovo-vegetarian Adolescents in Japan
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 1-8 [Abstract]

[Notes]
Organoleptic Sensory Test for Fresh-cut Stick Vegetables and Factors Affecting Evaluation
Kazuhiro Abe, Nobuo Achiwa, Hiroyuki Yamanaka, Shoji Shima and Shin-ichi Kusakari, pages 9-11 [Abstract]

Case Study on Application of Electrolyzed Water in Agricultural Production (Productivity, Quality Improvement and Microbial Safety Assurance)
Nobuo Achiwa, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Yukinori Ishiwatari, Yoshinori Kamitani, Masahiko Katayose, Yosuke Saito, Kyoichiro Yoshida, Kazuhiro Abe and Shin-ichi Kusakari, pages 13-17 [Abstract]

[Proceedings]
The Fifth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 19-20
Abstracts Presented at the Fifth Meeting, pages 21-28


Vegetarian Research Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005)

[Research News]
Vegetarian Diets: What are the Advantages?
Yoshikazu Oka, pages 1-6

[Original Article]
Use of the Laver (Porphyra) for Vegetarian as the Supplement of the Vitamin B12
Kazutoshi Nishizawa, Mitsuo Ochiai, Takeshi Yamada and Hiroshi Arai, pages 7-10 [Abstract]

[Note]
Survey on Vegetarian Based on Daily Intake of Animal Foods, II. A Report on Middle Aged Women
Akinori Takai, Hiroyuki Yamanaka and Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 17-22 [Abstract]

[Proceedings]
The Fourth Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 15-16
Abstracts Presented at the Fourth Meeting, pages 17-22


Vegetarian Research Vol. 5, No. 1 (2004)

[Research News]
Current Vegetarian Nutrition - Report from the 4th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition
Yoshikazu Oka, pages 1-7

Current Vegetarian Nutrition - Report from International Vegetarian Seminar 2003 Tokyo
Keiko Nakamoto, pages 9-16

[Lecture]
The Population and Types of Vegetarians in Japan
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 17-19

[Proceedings]
The Third Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, pages 21-22
Abstracts Presented at the Third Meeting, pages 23-28


Vegetarian Research Vol. 4, No. 1 (2003)

[Original Articles]
Relationship of Plant-based Protein Consumption to Serum Insulin Levels in Japanese Middle-aged Vegetarians
Mitsuru Tsuchida, E. Fujimoto, O. Mizukami, K. Tominaga, Y. Watanabe, K. Suzuki, Y. Ohtake, K. Miyazaki, H. Inaba, M. Kurosawa, K. Ihara and K. Nakamura, pages 1-8 [Abstract]

Nutritional Intake of and Anemia in Vegetarian Women who Eat Brown Rice
Yumi Watabe and Hideo Suzuki, pages 9-15 [Abstract]

Survey on Vegetarian Based on Daily Intake of Animal Foods, I: A Report on Undergraduate Students in Kinki Area
Akinori Takai, Hiroyuki Yamanaka, Hideki Mito and Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 17-22 [Abstract]

[Research News]
The Vegetarian/Vegan Lifestyle
Kenji Yamagata, page23

Vegetarian Research Vol. 3, No. 1 (2002)

[Lecture]
Postharvest Physiology and Quality Control of Fruits and Vegetables
Hiroyuki Yamanaka, pages 1-4

Three Main Vegetarian Influences on Japanese Cuisine
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 5-6

[Research News]
Mortality in Vegetarians and Non-vegetarians: Detailed Findings from a Collaborative Analysis of 5 Prospective Studies
Kenji Yamagata, page 7
Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

Kenji Yamagata, page 8

[News]
The 35th World Vegetarian Congress
Hiroyuki Yamanaka, page 9-11
The Forth International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition
Asuka Sakurai, page 12

[Proceedings]
The Second Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research, page 13
Abstracts Presented at the Second Meeting, pages 14-18


Vegetarian Research Vol. 2, No. 1 (2001)

[Reviews]
Marine Algae May Be a Foof that Privents Life-style Related Diseases.
Kazutosi Nisizawa, pages 1-12.@[Abstract]

The Eenvironmental Issues of Meat Production and Fish Harvest.
Kazuhiro Matsuo, pages 13-22 [Abstract]

[Note]
Research Conducted Regarding Japanese Attitudes towards Vegetarianism as Compared with Those of Westerners.
Mitsuru Kakimoto, Yumi Watabe and Masahide Sakyu, pages 23-26@[Abstract]

[Proceedings]
The 1st Meeting of the Japanese Society for Vegetarian Research. 27-28.@[Abstract]
Abstracts presented at the 1st Meeting, pages 29-34 [abstract]


Vegetarian Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (2000)

[Reviews]
A Scientific and Cultural Approach of Vegetarianism.
Mitsuru Kakimoto, pages 3-10@[Abstract]

Histrical Development of Eidemiological Studies of Vegetarians.
Kenji Yamagata, pages 11-18 [Abstract]

Psychiatry and Vegetarianism |The Trial of Vegetarian Diet in the Treatment of Mental Disorders|.
Hideo Suzuki, pages 19-24 [Abstract]

Animal Rights and Vegetarianism.
Shinobu Odagiri, pages 25-33 [Abstract]