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Designing Mobile Snack Application for Low Socioeconomic Status Families

Danish Khan, Swamy Ananthanarayan, An Le, Christopher Schaefbauer, Katie Siek
2012 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
This research contributes design implications for future applications intended to improve snacking habits in low SES families.  ...  We developed four mobile phone prototype applications informed by theoretical models of behavior change to improve the snacking habits of low socioeconomic status (SES) families.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the Bridge Project based in Denver's public housing neighborhoods. Funding for this research was provided by National Science Foundation Award No IIS-0846024.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2012.248692 dblp:conf/ph/KhanALSS12 fatcat:vcywi25thff43ikcceugzh22pm

Socio-economic and demographic factors associated with snacking behavior in a large sample of French adults

Wendy Si Hassen, Katia Castetbon, Sandrine Péneau, Christine Tichit, Anouar Nechba, Aurélie Lampuré, France Bellisle, Serge Hercberg, Caroline Méjean
2018 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  
Since snacking is prevalent and could help to avoid overconsumption at the subsequent meal [66] , it could be interesting to promote healthy snacking (fruits, vegetables, low fat and low sugar dairy products  ...  This suggests less healthy behaviors in these specific subgroups of the French population.  ...  K.C. was involved in the design of the study, interpretation of data, and helped to draft the manuscript. A.N. was involved in the statistical analysis. C.T., F.B.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12966-018-0655-7 pmid:29544552 pmcid:PMC5856366 fatcat:z4k4lnbnljdchji64su4smt3qu

Food and Nutrition Literacy (FNLIT) is Associated to Healthy Eating Behaviors in Children

Azam Doustmohammadinan, Nasrin Omidvar, Nastaran Keshavarz Mohammadi, Hassan Eini-Zinab, Maryam Amini, Morteza Abdollahi, Saeed Esfandyari, Zeynab Amirhamidi, Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Community Nutrition, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute (WHO Collaborating Center); and Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Community Nutrition, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute (WHO Collaborating Center); and Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (+4 others)
2021 Nutrition and Food Sciences Research  
Food and nutrition literacy scores in the skill domain were positively associated to never eating sweet snacks (OR = 4.19, CI = 1.39-12.62).  ...  High food and nutrition literacy scores in the cognitive domain were attributed to never eating sausage/hamburger (OR = 2.20, CI = 1.01-4.83) and eating salty snacks 3-4 times a week (OR = 2.58, CI = 1.09  ...  All coordinators and students participated in this study are appreciated. Financial disclosure The authors declared no financial interest.  ... 
doi:10.52547/nfsr.8.3.37 fatcat:sprqfqddmja4vgdjwxs52r4sgu

The Contribution of Foods Prepared Outside the Home to the Diets of 18- to 30-Year-Old Australians: The MYMeals Study

Lyndal Wellard-Cole, Alyse Davies, Juliana Chen, Jisu Jung, Kim B. Bente, Judy Kay, Wendy L. Watson, Clare Hughes, Anna Rangan, Kalina Yacef, Irena Koprinska, Kathy Chapman (+5 others)
2021 Nutrients  
One strategy to address the obesogenic food environment is menu labelling legislation whereby outlets with >20 stores in one state and >50 Australia-wide must display energy content in kJ.  ...  One thousand and one 18 to 30-year-olds (57% female) residing in Australia's most populous state recorded all foods and beverages consumed and the location of preparation for three consecutive days using  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript; or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/nu13061761 pmid:34064220 fatcat:l4a5v4rsbnftbbygd73uc6brry

Characteristics of Smartphone Applications for Nutrition Improvement in Community Settings: A Scoping Review

Emma Tonkin, Julie Brimblecombe, Thomas Philip Wycherley
2017 Advances in Nutrition  
A systematic scoping review methodology was used to map published, peer-8 reviewed literature reporting on apps with a specific nutrition improvement focus intended for use in 9 the community setting.  ...  Consumer testing prior to app deployment was 17 reported in just over half of the studies.  ...  Snack Buddy: Supporting Healthy Snacking in Low Socioeconomic Status Families.  ... 
doi:10.3945/an.116.013748 pmid:28298274 pmcid:PMC5347100 fatcat:76fmdec5vff4fbtizfjycmqro4

Process and Impact Evaluation of the Romp & Chomp Obesity Prevention Intervention in Early Childhood Settings: Lessons Learned from Implementation in Preschools and Long Day Care Settings

Andrea M. de Silva-Sanigorski, Andrew C. Bell, Peter Kremer, Janet Park, Lisa Demajo, Michael Smith, Sharon Sharp, Melanie Nichols, Lauren Carpenter, Rachel Boak, Boyd Swinburn
2012 Childhood Obesity  
in data collection. specific people involved in the implementation of Romp & Chomp were the project co-ordinators Kathleen Doole, Janet torode, Louise van Herwerden and Mark brennan, and additionally  ...  We also acknowledge the time taken for state and local government staff, early childhood workers, allied health professionals, and dental staff to participate in implementation and data collection. in  ...  demonstration project in Victoria, Australia, 15 that aimed to reduce obesity and promote healthy eating and active play in children aged 0-5 years old and their families. the intervention was conducted  ... 
doi:10.1089/chi.2011.0118 pmid:22799546 fatcat:uuz3eqvcobhpbkeefuifh6ms64

Development of a Health Information Technology Tool for Behavior Change to Address Obesity and Prevent Chronic Disease Among Adolescents: Designing for Dissemination and Sustainment Using the ORBIT Model

Maura M. Kepper, Callie Walsh-Bailey, Ross C. Brownson, Bethany M. Kwan, Elaine H. Morrato, Jane Garbutt, Lisa de las Fuentes, Russell E. Glasgow, Marcelo A. Lopetegui, Randi Foraker
2021 Frontiers in Digital Health  
be done" in helping adolescents who are overweight/obese adopt healthy behaviors, (2) their most critical "pains" and "gains" related to overweight/obesity treatment, and (3) how they define success compared  ...  Health information technology (HIT) has not been broadly adopted for use in outpatient healthcare settings to effectively address obesity in youth, especially among disadvantaged populations that face  ...  populations, including those of low SES.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2021.648777 pmid:34713122 pmcid:PMC8521811 fatcat:k5inxsmmwjeqhfjver4mvcqm3i

Impact of the National School Lunch Program on Fruit and Vegetable Selection in Northeastern Elementary Schoolchildren, 2012–2013

Sarah A. Amin, Bethany A. Yon, Jennifer C. Taylor, Rachel K. Johnson
2015 Public health reports (1974)  
Children in grades 3-5 who participated in the Live Y'ers Afterschool program were recruited to model FV consumption and use FV verbal cues during the intervention period in addition to teacher FV verbal  ...  Aim 3: Apply weighed plate waste (WPW) as a validated dietary assessment method to evaluate a behavioral intervention addressing pre-school aged children's FV consumption during afternoon snack time using  ...  children, especially fruits and particularly in classrooms with children from low SES households.  ... 
doi:10.1177/003335491513000508 pmid:26327723 pmcid:PMC4529829 fatcat:uxpyfnpqp5empha23y4ogz6l4u

Zinc status and its association with the health of adolescents: a review of studies in India

Rama Kawade
2012 Global Health Action  
AMQI was developed using ageÁsex-specific Indian dietary guidelines and healthy foods and habits described in the recent US dietary guidelines.  ...  Objectives: (1) to study zinc status and its association with profile of other micronutrients, (2) to construct a simple tool in the form of Adolescent Micronutrient Quality Index (AMQI) to assess quality  ...  consumption per se.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v5i0.7353 pmid:22511891 pmcid:PMC3328203 fatcat:tnnm2d45prdqviyciqr3m3h6he

An Electronic Wellness Program to Improve Diet and Exercise in College Students: A Pilot Study

Amy L Schweitzer, Jamisha T Ross, Catherine J Klein, Kai Y Lei, Eleanor R Mackey
2016 JMIR Research Protocols  
In transitioning from adolescence to adulthood, college students are faced with significant challenges to their health habits.  ...  Objective: To assess the feasibility and to determine preliminary efficacy of an electronic wellness program in improving diet and physical activity in college students.  ...  Study size was manageable thanks to the following volunteer undergraduate research assistants from the University of Maryland: Kyra Cappelucci, Tralisa Colby, Olivia Didion, Lisa Kaufman, Lisa Le, Caroline  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.4855 pmid:26929118 pmcid:PMC4791526 fatcat:bk6vs27tcfa5zodapqf6iij7za

Health promotion in the trucking setting: Understanding Dutch truck drivers' road to healthy lifestyle changes

Anniek Boeijinga, Hans Hoeken, José Sanders
2016 Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation  
OBJECTIVE: The purpose was to obtain a better understanding of (a) Dutch truck drivers' perceptions of health and lifestyle themes, and (b) the challenges they experience in their pursuit of a more healthy  ...  RESULTS: Our findings illustrate that Dutch truck drivers wish to improve their lifestyle but have unproductive associations with concepts of healthy living as well as a tendency to downplay their health  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the professional drivers who generously donated time from their busy lives to this project.  ... 
doi:10.3233/wor-162409 pmid:27689592 fatcat:jrx7qwymircixhokjmwo5k26l4

Fast-food consumption among 17-year-olds in the Birth to Twenty cohort

A. Feeley, Jm Pettifor, Sa Norris
2009 South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
In this study SES improvement, e.g. fridge ownership seems to enable certain behaviours which can be obesogenic.  ...  However we cannot halt development in this context but we must devise ways to improve lifestyle choices which will promote health rather than impede it.  ...  a "healthy" snack.  ... 
doi:10.1080/16070658.2009.11734232 fatcat:jxwfz3fjvja5vnd4onvc6er4ai

Identity-based motivation and health

Daphna Oyserman, Stephanie A. Fryberg, Nicholas Yoder
2007 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
People do not always take action to promote health, engaging instead in unhealthy habits and reporting fatalism about health.  ...  Perceived efficacy of health-promoting activities is undermined when racial-ethnic minority participants who identify unhealthy behavior as in-group defining are asked to consider their similarities to  ...  Specifically, when race-ethnicity minority and low-SES status were brought to mind, students were more fatalistic about their chances for good health than when race-ethnicity minority and low-SES status  ... 
doi:10.1037/0022-3514.93.6.1011 pmid:18072851 fatcat:tmpucudnxjajhor34wvkqkcgeu

Food Environment in and around Primary School Children's Schools and Neighborhoods in Two Urban Settings in Kenya

Constance Awuor Gewa, Agatha Christine Onyango, Rose Okoyo Opiyo, Lawrence Cheskin, Joel Gittelsohn
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Six schools, catering to children from low-, medium- and high-income households in the cities of Nairobi and Kisumu in Kenya, participated in the study.  ...  healthy food environments in Kenya.  ...  Ethics Statement: This study was conducted according to the guidelines laid down in the Declaration of Helsinki and all procedures involving human subjects were approved by Office of Research Subject Protections  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18105136 pmid:34066180 pmcid:PMC8151559 fatcat:m2mapc326regrpug5zptt64rvq

Family Spirit Nurture (FSN) – a randomized controlled trial to prevent early childhood obesity in American Indian populations: trial rationale and study protocol

Allison Ingalls, Summer Rosenstock, Reese Foy Cuddy, Nicole Neault, Samantha Yessilth, Novalene Goklish, Leonela Nelson, Raymond Reid, Allison Barlow
2019 BMC Obesity  
However, to date, no evidence-based model has been specifically designed to comprehensively target early childhood obesity prevention.  ...  This study is a randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of home-visiting intervention, called Family Spirit Nurture, on reducing early childhood obesity in Native American children.  ...  time and wisdom to shaping the intervention and research protocol; and the IHS for collaboration in health promotion and review of the research.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40608-019-0233-9 pmid:31080627 pmcid:PMC6501401 fatcat:snmhkfcazvedlmtmdq2ftomcuy
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