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Nangula Uusiku

Country of origin: Namibia Currently in: South Africa, Pretoria General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Academic Background


2010 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Antioxidant activities of African leafy vegetables and their effects on health: oxidative stress is known to be an underlying factor in a number of lifestyle diseases such as cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Dietary antioxidants protect against free radicals in the human body. African leafy vegetables contain antioxidant activity, and may therefore reduce or manage these diseases in communities that consume these vegetables.

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2006

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