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Nutritional status of children with Wilms' tumour on admission to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban, South Africa and its influence on outcome.
Introduction: In developing countries the prevalence of malnutrition on admission amongst children with cancer can be as high as 69%. High rates of malnutrition occur due to factors such as poverty, co-morbidities, late ...
An assessment of the quality and acceptance of a ready-to-use supplement, Sibusiso, by human immunodeficiency virus and human immunodeficiency virus/tuberculosis treated patients in KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: Malnutrition is a health issue directly and indirectly contributing towards high rates of morbidity and mortality globally, particularly in developing countries. South Africa (SA) is faced with a double burden ...
A study of the quality and feasibility of Sibusiso, a ready-to-use food.
A ready-to-use food (RUF), Sibusiso, has the potential to alleviate protein- energy malnutrition. However, its nutritional composition, physical properties, consumer acceptability, and economic feasibility for use are ...
Supplementary feeding of South African underweight children between 1 and 10 years of age with ready-to-use food to promote weight gain.
The aim of this study was to investigate whether Sibusiso, a Ready Food Supplement (SRFS), developed by the Gift of the Givers Foundation was able to promote weight gain among underweight children between 1 and 10 years ...
Nutritional, sensory and functional properties of a Bhambara groundnut complimentary food.
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Determining the general - and sports-related nutrition knowledge of male adolescent rugby union players attending a secondary, urban government boy's school in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
Walsh, Cartwright, Corish, Sugrue & Wood-Martin (2011) suggest that the need for sound nutritional knowledge regarding both general concepts that pertain to healthy eating habits as well as the dietary principles that ...
The accuracy of arm-associated height estimation methods compared to true height in a multi-racial group of young South African adults.
Background: Stretch stature is the gold standard for measuring true height, but when this is not possible height estimation methods are used. To date, only two South African studies regarding height estimation techniques ...
Incidence of malnutrition as measured using specific anthropometric and biochemical parameters and its relationship with chemotoxicity in children with nephroblastoma admitted to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital between 2004-2012.
Introduction: The prevalence of malnutrition in children with cancer in developing countries is reported to be as high as 69%. Malnutrition is worse in developing countries as the diagnosis of cancer may be delayed due to ...
Developing and assessing the appropriateness of the preliminary food-based dietary guidelines for South Africans.
Aim. The aim of this study was to document and provide a critical analysis of the South African Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) development process, and to assess the appropriateness of the proposed South African ...