• Influence of lifestyle choices on metabolic risk has distinct gender and age differences 

      Smith, Carine; Essop, Mogammad Faadiel (Medknow Publications, 2014)
      Background and Aim: We aimed to determine the incidence of metabolic syndrome risk factors in young and older university campus population. The infl uence of life-style choices on the physiological risk profi le was also ...
    • The role of bile acids in nutritional support 

      Van Niekerk, Gustav; Davis, Tanja Andrea; De Villiers, Willem; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart (BioMed Central, 2018-09-30)
      Abstract: Nutritional support continues to receive much attention as a possible intervention to prevent loss of lean tissue mass, promote recovery and re-establish proper immune function in critical care patients. Yet there ...
    • Sickness-associated anorexia : mother nature’s idea of immunonutrition? 

      Van Niekerk, Gustav; Isaacs, Ashwin W.; Nell, Theo A.; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)
      During an infection, expansion of immune cells, assembly of antibodies, and the induction of a febrile response collectively place continual metabolic strain on the host. These considerations also provide a rationale for ...