A cost-analysis of adopting a healthful diet in a family-based obesity treatment program.

@article{Raynor2002ACO,
  title={A cost-analysis of adopting a healthful diet in a family-based obesity treatment program.},
  author={Hollie A. Raynor and Colleen K Kilanowski and I. Esterlis and Leonard H Epstein},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={102 5},
  pages={645-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess dietary costs during a family-based pediatric obesity intervention. DESIGN Families were randomized to one of two groups. Dietary and cost data were collected from a parent or child using three 24-hour recalls: at baseline, 6 months, and 12 months. SUBJECTS Thirty-one families with an obese 8- to 12-year-old child entered treatment, with complete dietary data provided from 20 families. INTERVENTION The 20-week behavior modification intervention emphasized increasing… CONTINUE READING