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Behavioral control is an important predictor of soy intake in adults in the USA concerned about diabetes.
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PMID:  20805080     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The primary objective of this study was to determine the variables associated with intention to consume soy products and identify key variables that could be used as targets in soy nutrition education and consumption promotion. A pre/post-test survey was used during a three session class focused on diabetes that discussed and introduced soy foods. The Theory of Planned Behavior framed the questions and variables examined. Subjective norms and behavioral control were most important in predicting intention to consume soy foods. Specifically, health experts and providers were important subjective norms; accessibility and ability to prepare were key behavioural control determinants. While most participants tried soy during the program, taste and texture perceptions did not impact intention to buy soy in adults concerned about diabetes.
Suyun Li; Shirley Camp; Jananne Finck; Martha Winter; Karen Chapman-Novakofski
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0964-7058     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-31     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440304     Medline TA:  Asia Pac J Clin Nutr     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shandong, China.
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MeSH Terms
Attitude to Health
Behavior Control / psychology*
Diabetes Mellitus / prevention & control*,  psychology
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Health Promotion
Middle Aged
Soy Foods*
United States

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