Now showing items 1-10 of 312
Development of nutrition education material for caregivers of immune compromised children in children's homes in the Durban area
Nutrition plays a fundamental role in the care and support of people living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and children in particular are affected by HIV and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ...
Quality and storage stability of provitamin A biofortified amahewu, a non-alcoholic cereal beverage
Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major health problem in sub-Saharan Africa where maize is a staple food. Amahewu, a fermented non-alcoholic,maize-based beverage is a popular drink in southern Africa.The aim of this study ...
A Box-Behnken Design and Response Surface Approach for the Simultaneous Determination of Chromium (III) and (VI) Using Catalytic Differential Pulse Polarography
The present paper describes an optimized Box-Behnken design using a catalytic-differential pulse polarograhic technique for the simultaneous determination of chromium (III) and (VI) in wastewater samples using ammonium ...
(International Union of Crystallography, 2012-12-13)
Determination of the heterotrophic and autotrophic active biomass during activated sludge respirometric batch assays using molecular techniques
Activated sludge models now in use worldwide for the design and operation of treatment systems use hypothetical concentrations of active organisms. In order to validate and calibrate model outputs, concentrations and ...
Development of electrophoretic and biosensor methods applied to high intensity sweeteners
Materials which show sweetness are classified as nutritive sweeteners and non-nutritive sweeteners or artificial sweeteners. In the present work, capillary electrophoresis and electrochemical biosensors have been used to ...
Analysis of the nutritional status and dietary intake data of a group of elderly at a day and frail care centre in Verulam
Background: South Africa, a richly diverse developing country has been faced by the consequences of transition attributed to urbanisation and acculturation. A Westernised lifestyle has, therefore, resulted in increasing ...
Nutritional adequacy of menus offered to children of 2 to 5 years in registered child care facilities in Inanda
Introduction: According to the American Dietetic Association, Child care facilities (CCFs) play an essential role in the nutritional status of children as children typically spend 4-8 hours a day at a facility. As a ...
Determining the contribution of lunchbox content to the dietary intake of girls (13-18 years old) in a high school in Lindelani
There is lack of data on the dietary intake and patterns of Lindelani adolescents, which necessitates comprehensive nutritional assessment. Objectives: The objectives were to investigate the dietary intake and nutritional ...
Groundwater : characteristics, qualities, pollutions and treatments : an overview
(International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, 2012-02-22)
This review considered groundwater resources, its characteristics, qualities, pollutions and available treatments. Groundwater refers to all the water occupying the voids, pores and fissures within geological formations, ...