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Effects on nutrient intake of a family-based intervention to promote increased consumption of low-fat starchy foods through education, cooking skills and personalised goal setting: the Family Food and Health Project.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22017999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Reducing the prevalence of fat-rich, energy-dense diets is a public health priority. The present parallel-designed randomised study compared three interventions aimed to increase intakes of low-fat starchy foods and to reduce fat intakes among 589 individuals from 169 families in the Family Food and Health Project (FFHP). Intervention A was education only, intervention B provided 'cook and eat' sessions only, whereas intervention C included personalised goal setting, 'cook and eat' and education. Diet was assessed at baseline (T0) and at 3 months (T1), 6 months (T2) and 18 months (T3) post-intervention. Retention rates were 75 % at T1, 63 % at T2 and 40 % at T3. ANCOVA (baseline intake as covariate) was assessed between intervention differences at T1, T2 and T3. At T1, individuals in intervention C consumed less fat (P = 0·02) and more total carbohydrate (P = 0·001), starch (P = 0·04) vitamin C (P = 0·002) and NSP (P = 0·01) than those in intervention A. Whereas similar dietary intakes were reported across interventions at T2, participants in intervention C had less energy-dense diets that contained more NSP and vitamin C at T3 than intervention A (P < 0·0001, P = 0·002 and P = 0·01, respectively). Across all intervention groups, the more socially deprived participants in the FFHP (n 119) consumed less fat (P = 0·01) and more total carbohydrate (P = 0·02) at T2 than the least socially deprived (n 240). These data demonstrate the importance of personalised goal setting to translate knowledge and practical cooking skills into healthier food choices, suggesting that low-fat starchy food-focused interventions may be effective in reducing fat intake.
Authors:
Peter J Curtis; Ashley J Adamson; John C Mathers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial     Date:  2011-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of nutrition     Volume:  107     ISSN:  1475-2662     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Nutr.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-14     Completed Date:  2012-08-20     Revised Date:  2014-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372547     Medline TA:  Br J Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1833-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Analysis of Variance
Ascorbic Acid / administration & dosage
Child
Child, Preschool
Cooking
Diet*
Diet, Fat-Restricted
Dietary Carbohydrates / administration & dosage
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage
Energy Intake*
Family*
Food Habits*
Goals*
Health Education
Health Promotion / methods*
Humans
Starch / administration & dosage
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
G0900686//Medical Research Council
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates; 0/Dietary Fats; 9005-25-8/Starch; PQ6CK8PD0R/Ascorbic Acid

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