Henna Muzaffar

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We hypothesized that Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) constructs (behavioral belief, attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavioral control, knowledge and behavioral intention) regarding preventive behaviors for obesity and type 2 diabetes will change favorably after completing the web-based intervention, HOT (Healthy Outcome for Teens) project, grounded(More)
Globalization prompts remote acculturation toward U.S. culture in Jamaica; this study used a bioecological systems approach to examine its proximal impact on nutrition through U.S. cable TV consumption, and maternal influences in the home. Overall, 330 randomly selected adolescent-mother dyads from schools in Kingston, Jamaica (Madolescent_age  = 13.8(More)
BACKGROUND The HOT (Healthy Outcome for Teens) Project is an innovative online educational intervention for middle school children for prevention of diabetes and obesity by balancing food intake with physical activity. The objective was to improve knowledge, outcome expectations, self-efficacy, and self-reported food intake and skills and to compare a(More)
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Henna Muzaffar, Darla M. Castelli, David Goss, Jane A. Scherer, Karen Chapman-Novakofski Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA; Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA; University of Illinois Extension Service, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate evidence regarding grocery store tours as an effective nutrition education medium for improving nutrition knowledge and food-related behaviors. DESIGN A systematic literature review of studies published from 1984 to 2015 concerning grocery store (or supermarket) tours and impact on nutrition knowledge and behaviors. Three(More)
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