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Comparison of waist circumference distribution of South African black children from different study populations
(North-West University, 2010)
Studies in both children and adults indicate that waist circumference (WC), a measure of abdominal obesity is closely related to cardiovascular risk factors. The accurate identification of abdominally obese children in ...
Factors associated with nutritional status of children aged 0-60 months residing in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces
(North-West University, 2009)
Background: Poor health, death, reduced human capacity, increased risk of chronic diseases later in life and poverty are the most prominent consequences of child malnutrition. Aim: This study sought to assess the ...
Haemostatic variables in African adolescents : the PLAY study
(North-West University, 2006)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of adult morbidity and mortality in developed as well as in developing countries. In black population groups, stroke is more prominent than ischaemic heart disease. This may ...
Efficacy of lipid nutrient supplements on growth and micronutrient status in infants
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Background: Stunting or linear growth failure occurs as result of poor maternal nutrition and suboptimal health and/or feeding practices. Small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) are promising home fortificants ...