Visiting research scholar
Dr. Clinical Nutrition (2018, Ochanomizu University, Japan)
M. Life Science (2011, Ochanomizu University, Japan)
B. Nutrition and food science (2009, Ochanomizu University, Japan)
Cross-cultural comparison about mindful eating and eating behaviors between Germany and Japan
Registered Dietitian (National qualification in Japan)
Mindful eating, dietary assessment in hospital, sustainable eating behaviors
Kawasaki, Y., Akamatsu, R., Fujiwara, Y., Omori, M., Sugawara, M., Yamazaki, Y., Matsumoto, S., Iwakabe, S. & Kobayashi, T. (2021). Is mindful eating sustainable and healthy? A focus on nutritional intake, food consumption, and plant-based dietary patterns among lean and normal-weight female university students in Japan, Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity
, Online ahead of print. doi.org/10.1007/s40519-020-01093-1Kawasaki, Y.
, Akamatsu, R., & Fujiwara, Y. (2020). Do female university students who follow a plant-based dietary pattern have a healthy dietary intake? Adapting plant-based dietary indices for Japanese female university students. The Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
, 78(6), 254-263. doi.org/10.5264/eiyogakuzashi.78.254Kawasaki, Y.
, Akamatsu, R., Omori, M., Sugawara, M., Yamazaki, Y., Matsumoto, S., Fujiwara, Y., Iwakabe, S., & Kobayashi, T. (2020). Development and validation of the Expanded Mindful Eating Scale. International journal of health care quality assurance,
33 (4/5), 309-321. doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-01-2020-0009Kawasaki, Y.
, & Akamatsu, R. (2020). Appreciation for food, an important concept in mindful eating: association with home and school education, attitude, behavior, and health status in Japanese elementary school children. Global health promotion
, 27(3), 140–149. doi.org/10.1177/1757975919875650 Kawasaki, Y.
, Tamaura, Y., Akamatsu, R., Sakai, M., & Fujiwara, K. (2019). Differences in characteristics of raters who use the visual estimation method in hospitals based on their training experiences. Clinical nutrition
(Edinburgh, Scotland), 38(1), 240–245. doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2018.01.026 Kawasaki, Y.
, Akamatsu, R., Tamaura, Y., Sakai, M., Fujiwara, K., & Tsutsuura, S. (2019). Differences in the validity of a visual estimation method for determining patients' meal intake between various meal types and supplied food items. Clinical nutrition
(Edinburgh, Scotland), 38(1), 213–219. doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2018.01.031
Koike, K., Kawasaki, Y.
, Tamaura, Y., Akamatsu, R., Sakai, M., Fujiwara, K., Suzuki, J. & Nishimura, K. (2018). Dietary Treatment Decisional Balance of Pre-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients, The Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
, 76, 5, 130-137. doi.org/10.5264/eiyogakuzashi.76.130 [Japanese]
Tamaura, Y., Kawasaki, Y.
& Akamatsu, R. (2018). New concepts of non-adherence among patients undergoing hemodialysis -Qualitative study exploring specific types of adherence/nonadherence-, European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare
, 6, 8. dx.doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v6i3.1481Kawasaki, Y.
, Tamaura, Y., Akamatsu, R., Sakai, M., & Fujiwara, K. (2018). Factors associated with the practice of nursing staff sharing information about patients' nutritional status with their colleagues in hospitals. European journal of clinical nutrition
, 72(1), 112–116. doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2017.137
Fujiwara, K., Nishimura, K., Tamaura, Y., Kawasaki, Y.
, Suzuki, J., Kamata, Y., Hara, M., Yoshizawa, K., Goto, C., Hosoe, M. & Sakai, M. (2017). Case report on cooperation between a hospital nutrition care station and a community comprehensive support center by registered dietitians, Journal of the Japanese Dietetic Association
, 60, 9, 35-39. doi.org/10.11379/jjda.60.515 [Japanese]
Tajima, R., Yachi, Y., Tanaka, Y., Kawasaki, Y. A.
, Nishibata, I., Hirose, A. S., Horikawa, C., Kodama, S., Iida, K., & Sone, H. (2017). Carbohydrate intake during early pregnancy is inversely associated with abnormal glucose challenge test results in Japanese pregnant women. Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews
, 33(6), 10.1002/dmrr.2898. doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.2898 Kawasaki, Y.
, Sakai, M., Nishimura, K., Fujiwara, K., Fujisaki, K., Shimpo, M., & Akamatsu, R. (2016). Criterion validity of the visual estimation method for determining patients' meal intake in a community hospital. Clinical nutrition
(Edinburgh, Scotland), 35(6), 1543–1549. doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2016.04.006 Kawasaki, Y.
, Kojima, Y. & Akamatsu, R. (2016). Measuring patient dietary intake using visual estimation methods in Japanese hospitals: a qualitative study, Topics in Clinical Nutrition
, 31, 4, 335-345. doi.org/10.1097/TIN.0000000000000084Kawasaki, Y.
, Kojima, Y., & Akamatsu, R. (2016). Barriers to accurately measuring patients' dietary intake in hospitals using the visual estimation method. International journal of health care quality assurance
, 29(8), 835–845. doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-04-2016-0042
Shimpo, M., Kawasaki, Y.
, Kojima, Y. & Akamatsu, R. (2016). The Development and Feasibility of ＂Resist Your Temptations for Weight Control＂ Flipchart-based Educational Materials, The Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
, 74, 4, 98-105. doi.org/10.5264/eiyogakuzashi.74.98 [Japanese]Kawasaki, Y.
& Akamatsu, R. (2015). A systematic review of the reliability and validity of consumer nutrition environment scales in food service facilities, The Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
, 73, 3, 77-86. doi.org/10.5264/eiyogakuzashi.73.77 [Japanese]Anasako, Y.
& Akamatsu, R. (2014). A Systematic review of the reliability and validity of the visual estimation method to measure plate waste in food service facilities，The Japanese Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
, 72, 181-192. doi.org/10.5264/eiyogakuzashi.72.181 [Japanese]
Yachi, Y., Tanaka, Y., Anasako, Y.
, Nishibata, I., Saito, K., & Sone, H. (2011). Contribution of first trimester fasting plasma insulin levels to the incidence of glucose intolerance in later pregnancy: Tanaka women's clinic study. Diabetes research and clinical practice
, 92(2), 293–298. doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2011.02.012
Kodama, S., Saito, K., Tanaka, S., Horikawa, C., Saito, A., Heianza, Y., Anasako, Y.
, Nishigaki, Y., Yachi, Y., Iida, K. T., Ohashi, Y., Yamada, N., & Sone, H. (2011). Alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology
, 57(4), 427–436. doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2010.08.641
Kawasaki, Y., Kojima, Y., Akamatsu, R. (2015). Status of food and nutrient intake assessment using visual estimation method in hospitals: A qualitative study, 12TH Asian Congress of Nutrition, 2015.5, Yokohama, Japan.