oa South African Medical Journal - The nutrition problem in South Africa*

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



*Paper read at the South African Medical Congress, Louren?o Marques, September, 1938. That an alarming amount of malnutrition exists among the non-European and also the European population of the Union is now generally recognised. The malnutrition appears to be due to the poorer sections of the population subsisting largely on cereal-starch short of protein, minerals and vitamin. The problem facing the country is that of supplying these people, and particularly their children with adequate amounte of protective foods, viz dairy products, eggs, meat, vegetables and fruit.

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