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Dietary fat intake and red blood cell fatty acid composition of children and women from three different geographical areas in South Africa
Dietary fat intake, particularly the type of fat, is reflected in the red blood cell (RBC) fatty acid (FA) profile and is vital in growth, development and health maintenance. The FA profile (%wt/wt) of RBC membrane ...
Coexisting conditions among children and adolescents with cancer in a section of the South African private health sector: perspectives from drug utilization data
(Atlantis Press, 2020)
Coexisting conditions are relatively common in children with cancer, however, there is a paucity of information on the prevalence of coexisting conditions in children with cancer in South Africa. This cross-sectional study ...
Comparison of body mass index and fat percentage criteria classification of 7-13 year-old rural boys in South Africa
Abstract Background: The aim of this paper was to investigate whether BMI and fat percentage classification criteria, would classify a sample of 7–13 year old boys from a rural background in similar nutritional ...
Methylphenidate and atomoxetine prescribing trends in children in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, 2005-2013
Background: There is paucity of data on methylphenidate and atomoxetine prescribing patterns in South African children. Aim: To describe the prescribing trends of these agents in children residing in the Western Cape ...
Effect of African leafy vegetables on the micronutrient status of mildly deficient farm-school children in South Africa: a randomized controlled study
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
A randomized controlled trial was conducted to assess the effect of African leafy vegetable (ALV) consumption on Fe, Zn and vitamin A status in children. Children were randomly allocated to receive either a 300 g cooked ...