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Inflammation and salt in young adults: the African-PREDICT study
Purpose Low-grade inflammation and a diet high in salt are both established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. High potassium (K+) intake was found to counter increase in blood pressure due to high salt intake and ...
Associations of central and peripheral blood pressure with the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in healthy young adults: the African-PREDICT study
(Springer Nature, 2020)
This study investigated associations of brachial and central blood pressure (BP) with detailed renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) components in a healthy young population stratified according to ethnicity and sex. ...
Comparing beverage consumption, physical activity and anthropometry among young adult urban- and rural-dwelling African women
Beverage consumption, physical activity, body mass index and waist circumference were compared in age-matched (aged 18– 30 years) groups of young South African women from urban (n = 78) and rural (n = 94) settings. Obesity ...
Associations of linoleic acid with markers of glucose metabolism and liver function in South African adults
Background The relation between dietary and circulating linoleic acid (18:2 n-6, LA), glucose metabolism and liver function is not yet clear. Associations of dietary and circulating LA with glucose metabolism and liver ...