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The Impact of the "Nutrition Enrichment and Healthy Living Model" ( NEHLM) on Diet Quality, Physical Activity and Dental Health Among Children From Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Families in Beer Sheva

2014-08-27 03:15:48 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Childhood Obesity

Intervention

Life-style intervention, Physical activity only

Location

Kindergardens
Beer-Sheva
Israel

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Soroka University Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:48-0400

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