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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 ...
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 ...
The influence of garden treatments on the nutritional profile and agronomic performance of a dark green leafy vegetable grown in a peri-urban setting.
Introduction Many nutrition interventions have been implemented to try and combat the high prevalence rate of micronutrient malnutrition and food insecurity in South Africa (SA). One of these interventions is home food ...
The nutrient quality and labelling of ready-to-eat snack foods with health and or nutritional claims.
Aim: The incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and obesity in South Africa is increasing at an alarming rate. The nutrition transition and urbanisation has contributed to the adoption of a diet of highly processed, ...
Dietary supplement use among dietetics students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: A dietary supplement is a product, which aims to add nutritional value to the diet. The use of dietary supplements is favoured among many countries, with a steady increase in use. There are many groups that ...
Prevalence of overweight and obesity and body image perception amongst black South African female nurses practicing in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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