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Exploring the knowledge, attitudes, perceptions and practices of teachers around obesity and nutrition related non-communicable diseases
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Introduction: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are among the leading causes of premature death in South Africa. As is the case with many countries in transition, in South Africa the burden of pre-NCDs such as overweight ...
An observational study of child-directed marketing on prepackaged breakfast cereals in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2021)
Background: Childhood obesity is on the rise in South Africa (SA) and child-directed marketing (CDM) is one of the contributing factors to children’s unhealthy food choices and consumption. This study assessed CDM on ...
Attitudes towards healthy eating, a healthy lifestyle, and physical activity of healthcare professionals: A descriptive cross-sectional study in a public hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
In South Africa, healthcare professionals (HCPs) are at an increased risk of developing non-communicable diseases due to their unhealthy lifestyle behaviours, which mainly consist of excessive alcohol drinking and smoking, ...