Effectiveness of a nutrition intervention with rural low-income women.

  title={Effectiveness of a nutrition intervention with rural low-income women.},
  author={Irene A Tessaro and Sheila L Rye and Lindsey Parker and Carol Mangone and Susan H McCrone},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  volume={31 1},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate Cookin' Up Health, a computer-based interactive nutrition intervention. METHODS After randomization to intervention and control groups, 262 women in rural clinics in West Virginia completed both a baseline and 3-month follow-up survey. RESULTS Compared to the control group, the intervention group had significantly improved scores on knowledge of dietary fats, food label reading, and readiness to eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day and foods lower in fat. CONCLUSIONS… CONTINUE READING

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