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Nutritional composition and acceptance of a complimentary food made with provitamin A-biofortified maize.
Introduction: Micronutrient malnutrition has been identified as a serious health problem globally and is on the rise in South Africa. This is evident from the escalating burden of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in South Africa. ...
Situational assertiveness of South African registered dietitians.
Female dominated professions are lower in status because occupational prestige is higher for men than for women in the science, maths and technology occupations (Farmer, Rotella, Anderson & Wardrop 1998). The female ...
Food security status and related factors of undergraduate students receiving financial aid at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus.
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of food insecurity and related factors among undergraduate recipients of financial aid at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus (UKZN- PMB) and whether there is ...
The prevalence and practice of geophagia in Mkhanyakude District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Geophagia is defined as the practice of eating soil and occurs in the whole world. Literature suggests that there are potential advantages and disadvantages of geophagia, including nutritional benefits and harm to human ...
An assessment of the effect of a peanut based ready-to-use nutritional supplement on HIV positive adults on antiretroviral therapy, attending the 1000 Hills Community Helpers Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional effect of a peanut based ready-to-use food supplement (RUSF) [Sibusiso®] on HIV positive adults on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Objectives: (1) To determine ...