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Psychosocial barriers and enablers of exclusive breastfeeding: lived experiences of mothers in low-income townships, North West Province, South Africa
Background:Despite national efforts to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), South Africa’s EBF rate is only 32 %.The aim of this study was to examine the rate of EBF discontinuation and the lived experiences of ...
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 ...
Level of agreement between objectively determined body composition and perceived body image in 6-to 8-year-old South African children: the Body Composition-Isotope Technique study
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
To assess the level of agreement between body size self-perception and actual body size determined by body mass index (BMI) z-score and body fatness measured by the deuterium dilution method (DDM) in South African children ...