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Collado-Rivera, Maria; Branscum, Paul; Larson, Daniel; Gao, Haijuan – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the determinants of sugary drink consumption among overweight and obese adults attempting to lose weight using the Integrative Model of Behavioural Prediction (IMB). Design: Cross-sectional design. Method: Determinants of behavioural intentions (attitudes, perceived norms and perceived…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Health Behavior, Factor Analysis, Obesity
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Tabak, Rachel G.; Joshu, Corinne E.; Clarke, Megan A.; Schwarz, Cynthia D.; Haire-Joshu, Debra L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
Background: An environment that supports healthy eating is one factor to prevent obesity. However, little is known about postpartum teen's perceptions of their home and school environments and how this relates to dietary behaviors. Purpose: This study explores the relationship between home and school environments and dietary behaviors for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Food
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Perlman, Sharon E.; Nonas, Cathy; Lindstrom, Lauren L.; Choe-Castillo, Julia; McKie, Herman; Alberti, Philip M. – Journal of School Health, 2012
Background: The high prevalence of obesity puts children at risk for chronic diseases, increases health care costs, and threatens to reduce life expectancy. As part of the response to this epidemic, the New York City (NYC) Department of Education (DOE)--the nation's largest school district--has worked to improve the appeal and nutritional quality…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Nutrition, Food, Health Promotion
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Heo, Moonseong; Irvin, Erica; Ostrovsky, Natania; Isasi, Carmen; Blank, Arthur E.; Lounsbury, David W.; Fredericks, Lynn; Yom, Tiana; Ginsberg, Mindy; Hayes, Shawn; Wylie-Rosett, Judith – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: HealthCorps provides school wellness programming using curricula to promote changes in nutrition, mental health, and physical activity behaviors. The research objective was to evaluate effects of implementing its curricula on nutrition, mental health, and physical activity knowledge and behavior. Methods: Pre- and postsurvey data were…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Knowledge Level, Eating Habits, Gender Differences
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Elinder, L. S.; Brunosson, A.; Bergstrom, H.; Hagstromer, M.; Patterson, E. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2012
Background: Dietary assessment is a challenge in general, and specifically in individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). This study aimed to evaluate personal digital photography as a method of assessing different aspects of dietary quality in this target group. Method: Eighteen adults with ID were recruited from community residences and…
Descriptors: Photography, Mental Retardation, Interrater Reliability, Correlation
Burns, Jim A.; King, Richard – 1994
An international team of researchers studied the following aspects of training in the United Kingdom's food and beverage sector: structure and characteristics, business and social context, training and recruitment, and future training requirements. Data were collected from an analysis of social and labor/employment statistics, literature review,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Corporate Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement
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Pratt, Charlotte A.; Pratt, Cornelius B. – Journal of Black Studies, 1996
Examines the "Ladies' Home Journal" and two popular consumer magazines that target blacks to determine the proportions of food and beverage advertisements, nutrition advertisements and their promotional messages, and the health implications they reveal. Findings reveal these magazines had a significantly higher number of alcohol ads,…
Descriptors: Advertising, Body Weight, Comparative Analysis, Drinking
Burt, Miriam – 1994
A program was conducted by the Food and Beverage Workers Union in Washington, D.C., to provide workplace literacy classes for food service workers in the city's government agencies, universities, and museums. A curriculum for workplace literacy skills was developed, sites were selected, and students were recruited. From a target audience of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Federal Government, Food Service
Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY. – 1981
The ways that selected companies are managing and structuring their responses to the needs of higher education for financial support and cooperative programs are described. According to General Foods Corporation Chairman James L. Ferguson, the academic world faces the problem of maintaining its standards in light of the decrease of federal…
Descriptors: Administrators, Business Responsibility, College Programs, Cooperative Programs