Downloadable documents – Healthy living

A qualitative exploration of rural feeding and weaning practices, knowledge and attitudes on nutriti

The data analysis revealed that inadequate nutrition knowledge and adherence to cultural practices lead to poor-quality feeding practices. Cultural factors and taboos have a powerful influence on feeding practices and eating patterns.

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An introduction to the revised food-based dietary guidelines for South Africa

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) are short, positive, science-based messages that aim to change the eating behaviour of the general population towards more optimal diets that meet energy and nutrient requirements, while simultaneously helping to protect against the development of noncommunicable diseases.

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