Articles by Keyword: Complementary Foods

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  1. Consumer awareness and acceptability of bambara groundnut as a protein source for use in complementary foods in rural KwaZulu-Natal

    Consumer awareness and acceptability of bambara groundnut as a protein source for use in complementary foods in rural KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: To determine the consumer awareness and acceptability of bambara groundnut as a protein source and to assess its potential for use in complementary feeding.
  2. Diet selection of goats in the communally grazed Richtersveld National Park

    Diet selection of goats in the communally grazed Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The study provided an account of the diet selection of goats within the Richtersveld National Park and focused on (a) diet composition, (b) plant growth-forms, (c) principal and preferred food plants. The conservation status of these food plants was also...
  3. Introducing solid foods

    Introducing solid foods

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    There are recommendations to guide parents to help their infants make the transition from milk to weaning foods, but they differ in their focus in developed or developing countries and on the physiological and behavioural reasons that underlie the introduction...
  4. Glycaemic index of selected staple carbohydrate-rich foods commonly consumed in Botswana

    Glycaemic index of selected staple carbohydrate-rich foods commonly consumed in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: Data on the glycaemic index (GI) of foods commonly consumed in Botswana are lacking. The present study aimed to evaluate the GI of some of the staple carbohydrate-rich foods eaten in Botswana.
  5. Complementary therapy in atopic eczema: the latest systematic reviews

    Complementary therapy in atopic eczema: the latest systematic reviews

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are widely used for atopic eczema (AE) with user estimates as high as 63%. Despite the availability of effective conventional therapies, the chronic nature of AE and concerns about long-term steroid use lead many patients...
  6. Other health-seeking behaviour of HIV and AIDS patients visiting private sector doctors in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal

    Other health-seeking behaviour of HIV and AIDS patients visiting private sector doctors in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objectives: Although allopathic medicines are used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), many HIV-infected patients visit alternate medical and health practitioners, and take alternative therapies for their HIV condition. This study was conducted to confirm whether or not...
  7. Factors influencing high socio-economic class mothers’ decision regarding formula-feeding practices in the Cape Metropole

    Factors influencing high socio-economic class mothers’ decision regarding formula-feeding practices in the Cape Metropole

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    The aims of the study were to identify the reasons why high socio-economic class women in the Cape Metropole decide not to breast-feed; to evaluate whether the type and volume of infant formula selected by the mother was appropriate for...
  8. South African dietary total antioxidant capacity based on secondary intake data in relation to dietary recommendations

    South African dietary total antioxidant capacity based on secondary intake data in relation to dietary recommendations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: In this exploratory study, the average adult South African dietary total antioxidant capacity (TAC) was estimated using secondary data and was evaluated against that determined for dietary intake recommendations.
  9. Nutritional status, complementary feeding practices and feasible strategies to promote nutrition in returnee children aged 6–23 months in northern Uganda

    Nutritional status, complementary feeding practices and feasible strategies to promote nutrition in returnee children aged 6–23 months in northern Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of underweight and wasting, feeding patterns, water use and sanitation patterns in children aged 6–23 months in returnee villages in northern Uganda, and then to identify feasible strategies to...