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Sullivan, Helen W.; Beckjord, Ellen Burke; Finney Rutten, Lila J.; Hesse, Bradford W. – Health Education & Behavior, 2008
This study tested whether the risk perception attitude framework predicted nutrition-related cancer prevention cognitions and behavioral intentions. Data from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey were analyzed to assess respondents' reported likelihood of developing cancer (risk) and perceptions of whether they could lower their…
Descriptors: Prevention, Nutrition, Cancer, Health Education
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Colon-Otero, Gerardo; Albertie, Monica; Rodriguez, Judith; Nicholson, Garik; Kolomeyer, Irina; Moreno-Aspitia, Alvaro; Lesperance, Mary; Perez, Edith A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The Mayo Clinic Disparities Program and the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health partnered with representatives of the Hispanic community of Northeast Florida to develop an educational program aimed at raising awareness of the importance of diet in breast cancer prevention and availability of free breast cancer screening. An…
Descriptors: Church Programs, Spanish Speaking, Community Programs, Health Promotion
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Urowitz, Sara; Chiu, Winnie; Cockburn, Moira; Dunlop, Barbara; Fierini, Daniela; Himel, Danielle; Jones, Erin; Pulandiran, Menaka; Smith, James; Wiljer, David – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
A multidisciplinary team from the health and culinary sectors developed and evaluated nutritious recipes for cancer-survivors to inform and support healthy eating post-cancer. Participants in the study indicated that they were likely to incorporate the recipes into their diets, and that it would help them change their eating habits. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: Cooking Instruction, Cancer, Eating Habits, Patients
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Acton, Rachel B.; Nguyen, Nghia; Minaker, Leia M. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Limited evidence exists on effects of school-based nutrition policies. This study explored the influence of mandatory versus voluntary provincial school nutrition policies on student eating behaviors. Methods: A cross-sectional, school-based survey assessed student eating behaviors using self-report survey measures in a representative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Policy, Nutrition, Eating Habits
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Castro, Yessenia; Fernández, Maria E.; Strong, Larkin L.; Stewart, Diana W.; Krasny, Sarah; Hernandez Robles, Eden; Heredia, Natalia; Spears, Claire A.; Correa-Fernández, Virmarie; Eakin, Elizabeth; Resnicow, Ken; Basen-Engquist, Karen; Wetter, David W. – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
More than 60% of cancer-related deaths in the United States are attributable to tobacco use, poor nutrition, and physical inactivity, and these risk factors tend to cluster together. Thus, strategies for cancer risk reduction would benefit from addressing multiple health risk behaviors. We adapted an evidence-based intervention grounded in social…
Descriptors: Cancer, Health Behavior, Obesity, Hispanic Americans
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Augustin, Angel; Ralston, Penny A.; Young-Clark, Iris; Coccia, Catherine C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Objective: To evaluate a health leader-focused church-based breast cancer prevention intervention in relation to congregants' intended participation, congregants' actual participation, and perceived health outcomes at both individual and church levels using socio-ecological and theory of planned behavior frameworks. Method: Participants for the…
Descriptors: Cancer, Prevention, Intervention, Church Role
Samples, Evangeline Yvonne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Numerous studies suggest that most college students consume inadequate amounts of fruits and vegetables. In turn, such poor dietary habits predispose collegians to develop obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Fruit and vegetable intake provides psychological benefits throughout the lifespan; reduces the risks for heart disease, stroke, and…
Descriptors: College Students, Eating Habits, Food, Nutrition
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Ferrer, Rebecca A.; Bergman, Hannah E.; Klein, William M. P. – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
Worry has been shown to predict a variety of health behaviors, such as cancer screening, yet there are few studies linking worry and nutrition. This study used nationally representative data from National Cancer Institute's Food Attitudes and Behavior Survey ("n" = 3,397) to examine the association between health-related worry and a variety of…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Behavior, Anxiety, Behavioral Science Research
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Maley, Mary; Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol M. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2013
Objective: To understand the meanings of diet, physical activity, and body weight in the context of women's cancer experiences. Design: Grounded theory using 15 qualitative interviews and 3 focus groups. Setting: Grassroots community cancer organizations in the northeastern United States. Participants: Thirty-six white women cancer survivors; 86%…
Descriptors: Females, Outcome Measures, Physical Activities, Quality of Life
Beckman, Lauren Lautenschlager; Smith, Chery – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2008
Unhealthful eating patterns established early in life tend to be maintained into adulthood, and as a result, chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and obesity may develop. These nutrition-related problems could be reduced through dietary changes; and to facilitate these changes, nutrition education for youth that is delivered…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Obesity, Heart Disorders, Nutrition
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Palmquist, Aunchalee E. L.; Upton, Rachel; Lee, Seungjin; Panter, Abby T.; Hadley, Don W.; Koehly, Laura M. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: To assess beliefs about the role of diet in cancer prevention among individuals considering genetic testing for Lynch Syndrome. Design: Family-centered, cascade recruitment; baseline assessment of a longitudinal study. Setting: Clinical research setting. Participants: Participants were 390 persons, ages 18 and older, including persons…
Descriptors: Prevention, Testing, Cancer, Dietetics
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Grenen, Emily; Kent, Erin E.; Hennessy, Erin; Hamilton, Jada G.; Ferrer, Rebecca A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Background: There is little research on how affective reactions (e.g., stress) to "perceptions" of nutritious food accessibility contribute to dietary behaviors. Aims: This study explores whether stress associated with limited access to nutritious foods--termed "nutrition resource stress" (NRS)--contributes to diet outcomes,…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Dietetics, Stress Variables, Stress Management
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Mittmann, Silke; Austel, Anja; Ellrott, Thomas – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of the Cancer Society of Lower Saxony's school-based nutrition education programme "5-a-day for kids", designed to increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption. Intervention: the programme included three parts (each 45 minutes): education-based classroom session;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Tam, Chick F.; Xi, Emily; Chan, Vanessa; Gouzoubachian, Ayla – College Student Journal, 2017
The consumption of fruits and vegetables for the prevention of diseases has long been known because their phytochemicals and antioxidant nutrients provide protective benefits and defensive roles against oxidative damages that lead to human diseases such as cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and others. This study is geared at observing…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Body Height
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Heller, Tamar; Sorensen, Amy – Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 2013
This article reviews the research on health promotion for adults aging with developmental disabilities. First, it examines barriers to healthy aging, including health behaviors and access to health screenings and services. Second, it reviews the research on health promotion interventions, including physical activity interventions, health education…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Health Promotion
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