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  1. Fulltext. One-year follow-up of nutrition education for hypercholesterolemic children.

    Article - En anglais



    This study evaluated retention of the effect of a home-based, practitioner-initiated nutrition education model.


    Children with elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels were randomly assigned to one of two nutrition interventions or to an at-risk control group.

    Intervention effects were evaluated 3,6, and 12 months postbaseline.


    The parent-child autotutorial group demonstrated significant increases in knowledge and, along with the counseling group, decreases in total and saturated fat intake.

    Also, the autotutorial and counseling groups retained a majority of their initial LDL cholesterol decrease.


    Knowledge of heart-healthful and dietary fat intake as well as dietary change can be affected and retained via home-based, practioner-initiated nutrition interventions with hypercholesterolemic children, although some form of ongoing intervention may be necessary to produce lasting decreases in LDL cholesterol levels.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hypercholestérolémie, Régime alimentaire, Programme sanitaire, Education santé, Evaluation, Enfant, Homme, Prévention, Promotion santé, Lipide, Etude comparative, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Métabolisme pathologie, Dyslipémie, Hyperlipoprotéinémie, Alimentation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hypercholesterolemia, Diet, Sanitary program, Health education, Evaluation, Child, Human, Prevention, Health promotion, Lipids, Comparative study, United States, North America, America, Metabolic diseases, Dyslipemia, Hyperlipoproteinemia, Feeding

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0150396

    Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 21/07/1998.