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Childhood socioeconomic status (SES) is related to poor physical health, obesity, elevated cardiovascular risk factors and iron deficiency anemia. We plan to offer a comprehensive framework allowing the "Nutrition Enrichment and Healthy Living Model" (NEHLM) among a low SES Kindergarten children. The model offered is designed to take into account the current economic status of the child's family. We shall conduct a randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of the intervention.
Our main objective:
To compare the influence of the intervention on changes in food consumption, physical activity and ,and caries rates in the children in kindergartens where it is applied versus the control kindergartens.
The research hypothesis:
Integrative Nutrition Enrichment and Healthy Living Model (NEHLM) will improve health behaviors among children and parents in comparison to control intervention (physical activity only).
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Life-style intervention, Physical activity only
Active, not recruiting
Soroka University Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:48-0400
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