Dorothy Monica

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BACKGROUND The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Fresh Start (WFS) is a randomized controlled trial of nutrition education to promote farmers' market fruit and vegetable (F/V) purchases and consumption among women enrolled in WIC. OBJECTIVES To describe the baseline characteristics (demographics and F/V intake(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this exploratory study was to determine whether fruit and vegetable consumption differed by race/ethnicity, by origin and nativity among Hispanics, and by language preference (as an indicator of acculturation) among foreign-born Hispanics. METHODS We recruited 723 women enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program(More)
OBJECTIVES We identified perceived barriers and facilitators to purchasing fruits and vegetables (FV) at farmers' markets, FV shopping practices, and reactions to a planned online lesson to promote farmers' market use among urban, inner-city WIC-enrolled women. METHODS Thirteen focus groups were conducted with 3-5 participants each (N = 54). RESULTS(More)
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