An account is given of some nutrition research work carried out under the direction of the author during a period of 33 years.
The problem of anaemia in infancy and childhood up to 6 years, as seen in the Child Welfare Clinics in the City of Cape Town, is presented.
This paper is a general review of research on human protein malnutrition over the last 50 years.
Among the 4 ethnic groups in South Africa. populations may be observed in many stages of transition, from primitiveness to sophistication.
Forty-two Bantu children with classical kwashiorkor were randomly allocated 2 milk formulae which were identical in all respects except that 1 formula was acidified by the manufacturer.
Semisynthetic diets containing either 15% (high-protein) or 4% (low-protein) albumin, were fed t o 2 groups of 40 rats.
The biochemical results of nutrition status surveys, carried out on rural and urban Pedi males during August 1970 and March 1971, respectively, were evaluated in terms of nutrition status.