An investigation of the vitamin A and C status of Black mine-workers was carried out at the request of the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Ltd.
The psychological aspects of weight reduction were evaluated using a representative sample of 100 overweight patients drawn from the Iscor population.
Data have been accumulating in various parts of the world which suggest that there might be some relationship between the level of aflatoxin intake by certain populations and their primary liver cancer rate.
Recent demographic trends indicate a more than doubling of South Africa's total population and labour force during the next 27 years.
Many factors other than nutritional considerations affect the individual's choice of food.
Much has been achieved in the past 20 years in expanding educational facilities for Blacks and in giving greater emphasis to secondary and technical education.
A method of communicating the concept of nutritional disease to a community that does not readily accept it, is presented.
The application of statistics to the biological and medical sciences is well known, but has perhaps not yet come into its full right in South Africa.
A survey was conducted to determine the dietary intake of a sample of free-living normal middle-aged (40 - 59 years) White males from the Stellenbosch area.
Fresh pork sausage, biltong, beef mince and chicken carcasses available to the consumer in Pretoria, were examined for salmonellae using standard enrichment, plating and biochemical techniques.
Chromium (51Cr)-EDTA was used to estimate extracellular fluid volume and glomerular filtration rate of the rat.