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The hydration status, fluid and carbohydrate intake of male adolescent soccer players during training in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
Adolescent athletes of this era are more pressurized than adolescents of previous generations to perform at an optimum level (Micheli & Jenkins 2001, p49). The importance of winning can result in adolescent athletes ...
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 ...
The effectiveness of a food based dietary guideline nutrition education game and educator's support material as a supplement to improve retention of knowledge in rural Grade 5 learners, living in Sweetwaters, KwaZulu-Natal.
Aim: To determine the effectiveness of a Food Based Dietary Guideline (FBDG) nutrition education game and educator’s support material (ESM) as a supplement to improve retention of knowledge in rural Grade 5 learners, living ...
The attitude toward and the prescription of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet by KwaZulu-Natal clinical dieticians.
Aim: To determine the attitude toward and the prescription of a low carbohydrate, high fat (LCHF) diet by KwaZulu-Natal clinical dieticians working in government or private practice. Objectives: The study set out to ...
The implementation of an ISO 22000 system into a private hospital food service facility and the impact on patient satisfaction and food safety audit results.
Aim: To determine the impact of the implementation of an ISO 22000 system in the foodservice department of a private hospital on patient satisfaction levels and results of food safety audits conducted. Objectives: To ...
Current dietary practice of South African dietitians in the treatment symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease.
Introduction: There is a global rise in diverticular disease (DD) in Westernized countries although the prevalence in South Africa (SA) is unknown. This has a significant effect, not only on the quality of life but also ...
Nutritional composition and consumer acceptance of a complementary food made with orange-fleshed sweet potato and dried beans.
Introduction In South Africa (SA), nutrient deficiencies such as vitamin A, zinc, iron deficiency, and protein energy malnutrition (PEM) are common among children, especially during the complementary feeding stage. This ...
Determining the relationship between added sugar intake and body mass index (BMI) among undergraduate students between the ages of 18-25 years studying at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus.
Chronic diseases of lifestyle are a major contributor towards the increased incidence of mortality and morbidity among individuals worldwide. In conjunction with this, dietary and lifestyle modifications have contributed ...
Knowledge regarding severe acute malnutrition and its treatment among medical officers in the xhariep district, free state.
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