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Effects of a micronutrient, glutamine, pre- and probiotic enriched liquid supplement on nutritional status and immunity of adults with HIV/AIDS : a pilot study
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the effects of a new micronutrient, glutamine, pre- and probiotic enriched liquid nutritional supplement on the nutritional status and ...
Compliance with the consumption of iron and folate supplements by pregnant women in Mafikeng local municipality, North West province, South Africa
(Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-11)
Compliance with the consumption of iron and folate supplements by pregnant women in Mafikeng local municipality, North West province, South Africa Xikombiso Mbhenyane, Matodzi Cherane Abstract Background: Anaemia ...
Double blinded, placebo-controlled, randomised prospective intervention trial : to investigate the effectiveness of Bioslim in weight-loss and the influence of branding and advertising on the placebo response
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is estimated that 1.3 billion people worldwide are either overweight or obese, making this a global epidemic. An effective weight-loss method involves the lifestyle changes of increased physical activity ...
The effect of caffeine supplementation on Olympic-distance triathletes and triathlon performance in the Western Cape, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Abundant evidence supporting the ergogenic effect of caffeine during endurance exercise exists. Single sporting events, laboratory based studies and inappropriate research design questions the ...
Evaluation of selected aspects of the Nutrition Therapeutic Programme offered to HIV-positive women of child-bearing age in Western Cape Province, South Africa
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-04-28)
Background: The Nutrition Therapeutic Programme (NTP) involves the provision of food supplements at primary health clinics (PHCs) to correct nutritional deficiencies in vulnerable groups. Although previous studies have ...
The effect of an enriched nutritional supplement on growth and inflammatory markers in underweight HIV-positive children aged 24-72 months
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : BACKGROUND: Infection with the human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) causes immune impairment which leads to malnutrition. Malnutrition worsens the effects of HIV, resulting in faster progression to acquired ...