Evaluation of a nutrition intervention in adolescents of an urban area in Greece: short- and long-term effects of the VYRONAS study.

@article{Mihas2010EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a nutrition intervention in adolescents of an urban area in Greece: short- and long-term effects of the VYRONAS study.},
  author={Constantinos C. Mihas and Anargiros Mariolis and Yannis Manios and Androniki Naska and Angeliki A Arapaki and Theodoros D Mariolis-Sapsakos and Yiannis Tountas},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={712-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the short-term (15-d) and long-term (12-month) effects of a school-based health and nutrition education intervention on diet, nutrition intake and BMI. DESIGN The 12-week teacher-implemented intervention in combination with seminars organized for parents was aimed at improving children's diet and nutrition knowledge. The intervention took place between September 2007 and January 2008. The participants were randomized to two study groups, the intervention group (IG) and… CONTINUE READING

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