Evaluation of maine 5210 education in a nutrition study Public Deposited
Background: Childhood obesity is a public health issue with an increasing prevalence over the past few years. Associated with many health illnesses, childhood obesity is difficult to address despite various approaches to treatment. Primary care is an ideal setting to address this issue and interventions such as providing the Maine 5210 education have been found to be helpful.
Objective: This project evaluated the efficacy of the Maine 5210 healthy habits message in improving health behaviors of adolescents in a primary care clinic after 4 weeks of participation in a nutrition program.