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2020 A behavioural change intervention study for the prevention of childhood obesity in South Africa: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

South Africa is currently undergoing a nutrition transition, and overweight and obesity is on the increase in South African children. Urbani...

2019 Anthropometric indices for predicting cardiovascular risk factors: Ellisras longitudinal study

The aim of the study was to determine which anthropometric indices can best predict the presence of common cardiovascular risk factors among...

2019 Social and psychological predictors of body mass index among South Africans 15 years and older: SANHANES-1

This study investigated how psychological distress and the proxies for social position combine to influence the risk of both underweight and...

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