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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Impact assessment of the Siyazondla Homestead Food Production Programme in improving household food security of selected households in the Amathole District, Eastern Cape.
This study assessed the impact of a homestead food production programme (Siyazondla) in improving household food security by comparing the incomes; food consumption frequencies and dietary diversity of selected beneficiaries ...
Variability of radiation balance in sloped terrains and its impact on microclimatic characteristics of field crops.
Abstract available in PDF file.
The stratigraphy of the Natal Group.
Research for this project involved the first systematic field and laboratory investigation over the entire known portion of the Natal Group depositional basin, from just north of Hlabisa in the north, to Hibberdene in the ...
Assessment of vulnerability of cattle farming to climate variability and change in South Africa.
Livestock are dependent upon weather for their comfort and food supplies. Sometimes, adverse weather conditions can cause production losses, especially if experienced during critical stages of growth. Heat stress is a ...