• Published 2015

Is overweight and obesity associated with iron status in low-income men and women ? A case study from QwaQwa , South Africa

@inproceedings{OldewageTheron2015IsOA,
  title={Is overweight and obesity associated with iron status in low-income men and women ? A case study from QwaQwa , South Africa},
  author={Oldewage-Theron},
  year={2015}
}
This study was conducted amongst rural households in Qwa-Qwa, SA. Previous research in the same community found that the community was impoverished, suffered from food insecurity and thus poor dietary intakes. However, the prevalence of overweight and obesity was 26.0% and 41.9% in women respectively. Both overweight and iron deficiency are risk factors leading to poor health and mortality and the double burden of overweight/obesity and iron deficiency continues to increase globally. The… CONTINUE READING

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