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  • "Big Food", the consumer food environment, health and the policy response in South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Sanders, David; Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Schwarz, Cassandra; Purdy, Christopher; Swart, Rina; Durao, Solange; Hawkes, Corinna (Public Library of Science, 2012)
    Summary Points: * In South Africa, as in other jurisdictions, ‘‘Big Food’’ (large commercial entities that dominate the food and beverage environment) is becoming more widespread and is implicated in unhealthy eating. * ...
  • Challenges faced by the urban black South Africans in the prevention of non-communicable diseases 

    Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2008)
    This paper was conducted to describe some of the circumstances that increases the risk factors for non-communicable diseases amongst the previously disadvantaged South African population. The work presented here is based ...
  • Nutrition management in the adult Crohn's disease patient 

    Basson, Abigail (MedPharm Publications, 2012)
    Malnutrition, nutrient deficiencies and osteoporosis are common in Crohn’s disease patients regardless of disease activity. While the role of diet in the pathogenesis of the disease remains inconclusive, upon diagnosis ...
  • Nutritional management after colonic interposition 

    Basson, Abigail (MedPharm Publications, 2011)
    During oesophagal reconstruction adequate nutrition must be maintained. The article provides an account of the feeding programme and procedures followed in the case of a patient that had an emergency gastrectomy, splenectomy ...
  • Prevalence of obesity and overweight in African learners: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Adom, Theodosia; Puoane, Thandi; De Villiers, Anniza; Kengne, Andre P. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
    Introduction: Obesity and overweight are an emerging problem in Africa. Obese children are at increased risk of developing hypertension, high cholesterol, orthopaedic problems and type 2 diabetes as well as increased risk ...
  • Results from South Africa's 2016 report card on physical activity for children and youth 

    Uys, Monika; Bassett, Susan; Draper, Catherine E.; Micklesfield, Lisa; Monyeki, Andries; De Villiers, Anniza; Lambert, Estelle V. (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., 2016)
    Background: We present results of the 2016 Healthy Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA) Report Card on the current status of physical activity (PA) and nutrition in South African youth. The context in which we interpret the ...