H. Salome Kruger
South African Medical Research Council
Publications 32
#1Aletta E. Schutte (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 41
#2Philimon Gona (University of Massachusetts Boston)H-Index: 54
Last.Wayne Smith (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 11
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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 ...
#1H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 12
#2Tumelo Seru (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 1
Last.John R. Speakman (Aberd.: University of Aberdeen)H-Index: 78
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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 rural village, Botswana.Subjects: Randomly selected adults (n = 113, men = 48 and women = 65), 18–50 years old were recruited.Outcome measures: Scores to indicate the attractiveness of 21 images of female bodies that represented different percentage body fat (%BF) according to participants’ age, gende...
#1Nasheetah Solomons (UWC: University of the Western Cape)H-Index: 1
#2H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 12
Last.Thandi Puoane (UWC: University of the Western Cape)H-Index: 26
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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 if there was an association between dietary adherence score, anthropometric measurements (waist circumference, body mass index (BMI), waist–hip ratio, waist-to-height-ratio) and blood pressure (BP) in a South African urban black population.Design: Cross-sectional secondary analysis of data collected for...
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...
#1H. Salome Kruger (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 12
#2Aletta E. Schutte (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 41
Last.Kirsten L. Rennie (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 21
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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.
#1Eleni Maria Winifred Maunder (UKZN: University of KwaZulu-Natal)H-Index: 8
#2Johanna H. Nel (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 25
Last.Demetre Labadarios (Human Sciences Research Council)H-Index: 17
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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.
#1Mieke Faber (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 26
#2Paul van Jaarsveld (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 7
Last.Martha E. van Stuijvenberg (Medical Research Council)H-Index: 6
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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 ...