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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 ...
A review of dietary surveys in the adult South African population from 2000 to 2015
(Mdpi Ag, 2015)
One serious concern of health policymakers in South Africa is the fact that there is no national data on the dietary intake of adult South Africans. The only national "dietary study was done in children in 1999. Hence, it ...
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 ...
Using different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaire
(MedPharm Publishers, 2011)
Objective: To report on the use of different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) used for assessment of the habitual dietary intake of ...
Urbanization of black South African women may increase risk of low bone mass due to low vitamin D status, low calcium intake and high bone turnover
Globally, rural to urban migration is accompanied by changes in dietary patterns and lifestyle that have serious health implications, including development of low bone mass. We hypothesized that serum 25 (OH) vitamin D3 ...