Effectiveness of a food education program in improving appetite and nutritional status of elderly adults living at home.

  title={Effectiveness of a food education program in improving appetite and nutritional status of elderly adults living at home.},
  author={Louisa Ming Yan Chung and Joanne Wai-Yee Chung},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={23 2},
  • L. ChungJ. Chung
  • Published 1 June 2014
  • Medicine, Education
  • Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a 3-week program comprising cooking demonstrations with free food samples in motivating elderly adults to cook more and improve their nutritional status. DESIGN An experimental pre-post study. SETTING Three districts in Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS Sixty aged 59-95 home-living adults. INTERVENTION Group A (one 1-day food sample given free weekly) and Group B (three 1-day food samples given free weekly). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Satisfaction questionnaires were conducted… 

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