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  1. Malnutrition in the acutely ill patient: is it more than just protein and energy?

    Malnutrition in the acutely ill patient: is it more than just protein and energy?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Malnutrition has traditionally been thought to involve deficiencies in protein and energy (macronutrients); however, we know that specific key nutrients, when deficient. can also lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Large studies performed with replacement of single nutrients, such as...
  2. Glutamine and its use in selected oncology settings

    Glutamine and its use in selected oncology settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    This review summarises the latest evidence for the use of glutamine (GLN) in oncology taking cognisance of current systematic reviews and available guidelines. Various studies in adults suggest that GLN supplementation suppresses tumour growth, by restoring the function of natural...