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Breakfast consumption and the relationship to to socio-demographic and lifestyle factors of undergraduate students in the School of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: Breakfast is commonly regarded as the most important meal of the day. The consumption of breakfast has been linked to various health benefits, and is widely acknowledged in available literature. There is ...
Perceived barriers to lifestyle modification, motivation, knowledge and service needs of diabetic adults and their health care providers in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Introduction: Over 415 million people worldwide live with diabetes mellitus, of which 50% live in five countries: China, India, the United States of America, Brazil and Indonesia. The number of people with diabetes is ...
The opinion of KwaZulu-Natal dieticians regarding the use of a whole foods plant based vegan diet in the managment of non-communicable diseases.
Introduction: A whole foods plant based vegan diet (WFPBVD) is one that promotes the intake of fruit, vegetables, wholegrains, nuts and seeds. To date, many international studies have investigated a WFPBVD’s effect on ...
The current infant feeding practices and related factors of Indian and Zulu mothers with 0-9 month old infants attending well baby clinics in Durban-North.
Background: Currently there are no studies that have been conducted regarding infant feeding practices for Indian mothers neither comparing Indian mothers with other race in South Africa. Thus, this may be the first study ...
Investigating the consumption of processed meat, meat and meat alternatives and related factors affecting their purchases and consumption amongst undergraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus.
Due to the recent publication by the International Agency of Cancer Research (2015a) that indicated that processed meat was carcinogenic and red meat probably carcinogenic, the consumption and knowledge of processed meat ...
Urban black male high school scholar preference for female body shape across the life span, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
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To determine the impact of dietary calcium from dairy, and/or total dairy intake on the body mass index of Grade 2 leaners in Pietermaritzburg.
Introduction: International and local figures show a steep rise in the incidence of overweight and obesity in both adults and children, with more children suffering from overweight, obesity and their associated diseases ...
Food insecurity and related coping strategies among undergraduate students at the Univeristy of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus.
Background: As a country, South Africa could be viewed as food secure. However, a substantial number of households in the country are food insecure. Education is commonly viewed as an opportunity for improving human and ...
Nutritional composition and consumer acceptability study of different preparations of edamame soy beans.
The aim of this study was to determine the nutritional composition and physical properties of dry mature and roasted mature Edamame beans and to compare, through sensory evaluation, the consumer accessibility of these ...