Shelly Meltzer


Senekal M, Meltzer S, Horne A, Abrey N, Papenfus L, van der Merwe S & Temple NJ: Dietary supplement use in younger
and older men exercising at gyms in Cape Town. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition: 1-8. 2019

Odunitan-Wayas F, Okop K, Dover R, Alaba O, Micklesfield L, Puoane T, Uys M, Tsolekile L, Levitt N, Battersby J, Victor H, Meltzer S and Lambert EV. Food Purchasing Characteristics and Perceptions of Neighborhood Food Environment of South Africans Living in Low-, Middle- and High-Socioeconomic NeighborhoodsSustainability, 10(12), 4801. 2018.

Uys M, Bassett S, Draper CE, Micklesfield L, Monyeki A, de Villiers A, Lambert EV and the HAKSA 2016 Writing GroupResults from the South African 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13: (Suppl 2), S265-273. 2016

HAKSA 2016 Writing Group: Jessica Byrne, Candice Christie, Harry Dugmore,  Mieke Faber, Maya van Gent, Janetta Harbron, Lester Josephs,  Taskeen Khan, Soezin Krog, Salomé Kruger, Quinette Louw, Kathy McQuaide, Jo-Anne McVeigh,  Rebecca Meiring,  Shelly Meltzer, Monique de Milander, Norman Mphake, Niri Naidoo, Rowena Naidoo, Anita Pienaar,  Thandi Puoane,  Simone Tomaz, Cheryl Walter, Estelle Watson.

Duvenage KM, Meltzer ST, Chantler SA. Initial Investigation of nutrition and supplement use, knowledge and attitudes of under-16 rugby players in South Africa. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 27 (3): 67-71. 2015.

Marraccini T, S Meltzer, Bourne L, Draper C. A Qualitative Evaluation of Exposure to and Perceptions of the Woolworths Healthy Tuck Shop Guide, In Cape Town, South Africa. Childhood Obesity, 8(4): 369-377. Aug 2012.

Meltzer ST. Common Ergogenics in Sports Beverages & their impact on performance. Fruit Processing, No. 2: March/April 2008.

Lambert EV, Goedecke JH, Bluett K, Heggie K, Claassen A, Rae DE, West S, Dugas J, Dugas L, Meltzer S, Charlton K, Mohede I. Conjugated linoleic acid versus high-oleic acid sunflower oil: effects on energy metabolism, glucose tolerance, blood lipids, appetite and body composition in regularly exercising individuals. Br J Nutr, 7(5): 1001-11. May 2007.

Meltzer ST. Evidence-based evaluation of current nutritional strategies for weight control. South African Journal of Continuing Medical Education, 23 (11). Nov/Dec 2005.

Kohler R, Meltzer S, Jakoet I, Noakes T. A Practical guide to the use of nutritional supplements in South Africa. SAJSM Vol 17 No 2. 2005.

Mciza Z, Goedecke JH, Steyn NP, Charlton K, Puoane T, Meltzer S, Levitt NS, Lambert EV. Development and validation of instruments measuring body image and body weight dissatisfaction in South African mothers and their daughters. Public Health Nutr 8(5): 509-19. Aug 2005.

Meltzer ST. "More about…" SPORTS MEDICINE FOR THE GP: A practical guide to the use of nutritional supplements in South Africa. Continuing Medical Education Journal, Vol 22 (3). March 2004.

Meltzer ST. Invited comment on “inadvertent doping through nutritional supplement”. SAJSM, 16 (2). 2004.

Meltzer ST. Nutritional Strategies in the Management of Chronic Fatigue in Athletes. International SportsMed Journal, 1 (3). July 2000.

Meltzer ST. The role of Nutrition in Physical Fitness. South African Journal of Continuing Medical Education. July 1998.



Visagie R, Duvenage K, Meltzer S. Feed your Fitness (Dorling and Kindersley): published by Random House UK. 2016

Meltzer ST, Fuller C. Eating for Sport. First published 2005 by New Holland Publishers.



Meltzer S. Inositol; (with Smit, K) α- lipoic acid; (with M Ranchordas) Vitamin B. Nutritional supplements in sport, exercise and health. An A-Z Guide. Routledge; 2015.

Meltzer S, Chantler S. Contribution to eating for running section: I Ran for my life, Kabelo Mabalane (with Nechama Brodie); Pan Macmillan, 2015.

Meltzer ST, Hopkins N. Chapter 14. Nutrition for technical and skill-based training, British Nutrition Society Textbook on Sport & Exercise. Edited by Lanham-New SA, Stear SJ, Shirreffs SM and Collins AL. Published by Wiley-Blackwell. 2011.

Meltzer S, Buccholtz, M. Fabulously 40 and Beyond by Margie Orford and Karin Schimke, New Africa BooksBody Facts; 2007.

Meltzer ST, Fuller C. Eating for Action in Cricket IQ. by Y Hassan, 2003.

Meltzer ST, Fuller C. Nutrition for rugby in Rugby Nutrition in Advanced Rugby Techniques and Tactics by Blikkies Groenewald and SARFU Technical committee. First Edition, SA Rugby; 2002.

Meltzer ST. Responsible for “South Africanizing” the information and contributed original case studies and material. The Complete South African Guide to Sports Nutrition by Louise Burke, Oxford University Press. 1988.

Heart a’ la Carte Recipe Book by the Heart Foundation of Southern Africa, Recipe analyses.