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H. Salome Kruger
North-West University
32Publications
13H-index
671Citations
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#1Aletta E. Schutte (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 44
#2Philimon N. Gona (University of Massachusetts Boston)H-Index: 21
Last.Hugo W. Huisman (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 24
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BackgroundGlobally hypertension is stabilising, but in sub-Saharan Africa the incidence of hypertension remains on an increase. Although this might be attributed to poor healthcare and ineffective ...
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#1H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 13
#2Tumelo Seru (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 1
Last.John R. Speakman (Aberd.: University of Aberdeen)H-Index: 82
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Objective: The aim was to assess the relationship between female adiposity and physical attractiveness among men and women in Botswana.Design: A cross-sectional study was undertaken.Setting: Ranaka...
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#1Nasheetah Solomons (UWC: University of the Western Cape)H-Index: 1
#2H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 13
Last.Thandi Puoane (UWC: University of the Western Cape)H-Index: 27
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Objectives: The aim was to determine participants’ dietary adherence by calculating a diet adherence score based on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-style diet; (2) to determine i...
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The rising prevalence of obesity and excessive adiposity are global public health concerns. Understanding determinants of changes in adiposity over time is critical for informing effective evidence-based prevention or treatment. However, limited information is available to achieve this objective. Cultural, demographic, environmental, and behavioral factors including socio-economic status (SES) likely account for obesity development. To this end, we related these variables to anthropometric measu...
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#1H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 13
#2Aletta E. Schutte (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 44
Last.Kirsten L. Rennie (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 22
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Purpose To determine optimal body mass index (BMI) cut-points for the identification of cardiometabolic risk in black South African adults.
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#1Eleni M.W. Maunder (UKZN: University of KwaZulu-Natal)H-Index: 8
#2Johanna H. Nel (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 26
Last.Demetre Labadarios (Human Sciences Research Council)H-Index: 22
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CITATION: Maunder, E.M.W., et al. 2015. Added sugar, macro- and micronutrient intakes and anthropometry of children in a developing world context. PLoS ONE, 10(11):1-24, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142059.
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#1Mieke Faber (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 28
#2Paul J. van Jaarsveld (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 7
Last.Martha E. van Stuijvenberg (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 9
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Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to assess the vitamin A and anthropometric status of South African preschool children from four areas with known distinct eating patterns. Methods Serum retinol, anthropometric indicators, and dietary intake were determined for randomly selected preschool children from two rural areas, i.e. KwaZulu-Natal (n = 140) and Limpopo (n = 206); an urban area in the Northern Cape (n = 194); and an urban metropolitan area in the Western Cape (n = 207). Results ...
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#1Hester H Vorster (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 35
#2Annamarie Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 24
Last.Barrie Margetts (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 48
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