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Tribute to Denis Burkitt
(Journal of Medical Biography, 1994)
Seeking the Recipe for Success in Distance Education: Lessons from a Nutrition Course
There is much debate as to how best to exploit the potential of the internet when designing distance education (DE) courses; the "formula for success" is still to be determined. In this Darwinian struggle for "market share" ...
Selling Health in a Bottle: How Consumers are being Ripped Off
(Edmonton Journal, 2007-03-05)
Population Nutrition, Health Promotion, and Government Policy
(Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, 2006)
Food items consumed by students attending schools in different socio-economic areas in Cape Town, South Africa
Objective: We investigated the food consumption patterns of adolescent students at schools. Our findings are intended to reveal the overall nutritional quality of foods eaten by students at school, including foods brought ...
Development and validation of a knowledge test for health professionals regarding lifestyle modification
Objective: We wanted to develop and validate a test that assesses the knowledge and practices of health professionals (HPs) with regard to the role of nutrition, physical activity, and smoking cessation (lifestyle modification) ...
Fruit, vegetables, and cancer prevention trials
(Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1999)
Water: a neglected nutrient in the young child? A South African perspective
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2007)
Water is considered an essential nutrient because the body cannot produce enough water itself, by metabolism of food, to fulfil its need.When the quantity or quality of water is inadequate, health problems result, most ...
Medical research: a bettor's guide
(American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2002)
Antioxidants and disease: more questions than answers
(Nutrition Research, 2000)
Reactive oxygen species are widely believed to be involved in the etiology of many diseases as indicated by the signs of oxidative stress seen in those diseases. Conversely, antioxidants are believed to be protective. ...