Research Projects by ILSI Southeast Asia Region

Global Comparison of How Short-term Blood Glucose Response to Food is Measured and Translated
Co-lead with ILSI North America
Ongoing

Patterns of Sodium Intake and Sources of Sodium Among Filipinos Aged 19 to 50 Years: Findings from the 2008 National Nutrition Survey
In collaboration with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), Philippines
Journal review completed; paper under revision

Symposium Proceedings: Sugar and Sweeteners: Science, Innovations, and Consumer Guidance for Asia
Ongoing

Data Analysis: Levels and Sources of Sugar Intake in the Philippines
Ongoing

Measurement of Total Sugar Content of Commonly Consumed Foods in Malaysia
In collaboration with Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Ongoing

Vitamin D Status and its Correlates among Pregnant Thai Adolescents
In collaboration with Mahidol University, Thailand (original study)
Ongoing

Topic: Maternal Nutrition and Birth Outcome in Malaysia: Current Status and Risk Factors (review)
Ongoing

ILSI SEA Region Contribution to the One ILSI Project on Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing: Multi-Country Survey- Profiling the Elderly and Review on Healthy Ageing
Thailand: in collaboration with Mahidol University
Philippines: in collaboration with University of San Carlos
Malaysia: in collaboration with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Ongoing; 2 papers published, 1 paper 
under review 

Review of Nutrition Labeling, Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations in Asia
In collaboration with ILSI Asian Branches
Completed; Available since January 2019

Study on Dietary Exposure of Sweeteners in Thai Consumers
In collaboration with Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Completed; Publication under final preparation