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This information clearinghouse focuses on South African nutrition information, based on peer-reviewed research. This information is of special use to health policymakers, managers of healthcare services and individuals.

Search and view the energy and macronutrient (fat, protein, carbohydrate, fibre) composition of different foods in the South African Food Composition database.

This module is an approved CPD news site of the CPD Committee of the Professional Board of Dietetics of the South African Health Professions Council.

Several articles in this module are available in pdf format. For your convenience, pdf file sizes are indicated. Right-click and download (save) large pdf files as needed. Download the Adobe Acrobat reader to view pdf files, if required

The South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition is the official joint publication of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the South African Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. It is a peer-reviewed scientific journal and is published quarterly.

Saspen is the South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. The Society is active in the Southern African region, promoting nutrition research and all forms of nutritional education.


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