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Plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids and liver enzymes in HIV-infected subjects: the prospective urban and rural epidemiology (PURE) study
(Oxford Univ Press, 2010)
Background: Omega-6 (n–6) polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake was previously reported to be adversely related to liver function in HIV-infected subjects, when compared with HIV-uninfected subjects, in a black ...
Inventory on the dietary assessment tools available and needed in Africa: a prerequisite for setting up a common methodological research infrastructure for nutritional surveillance, research, and prevention of diet-related non-communicable diseases
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Objective: To carry out an inventory on the availability, challenges, and needs of dietary assessment (DA) methods in Africa as a pre-requisite to provide evidence, and set directions (strategies) for implementing common ...
Association of alcohol consumption with specific biomarkers: a cross-sectional study in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Alcohol consumption plays an important role in the health transition associated with urbanization in developing countries. Thus, reliable tools for assessing alcohol intake levels are necessary. We compared two biological ...
Added sugar intake in South Africa: findings from the Adult Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology cohort study1-4
(American Society for Nutrition (ASN), 2014)
Background: Obesity and other noncommunicable disease (NCD) risk factors are increasing in low- and middle-income countries. There are few data on the association between increased added sugar intake and NCD risk in these ...
Relationships of alcohol intake with biological health outcomes in an African population in transition: the transition and health during urbanisation in South Africa (THUSA) study
Objective: Because present recommendations on alcohol intake are based mainly on evidence of beneficial effects in populations of developed countries, this study examines biological effects of alcohol consumption in an ...
Iron status and cardiovascular disease risk in black South African women: the PURE study
(MedPharm Publishers, 2011)
Objective: To examine the associations between measures of iron status and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in South African women. Method: In a cross-sectional study, demographic information and health history ...