Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women.

@article{Mccarthy2007FightingCW,
  title={Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women.},
  author={W J Mccarthy and Antronette Toni Yancey and Gail G. Harrison and Joanne P. Leslie and Judith M Siegel},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={246-53}
}
OBJECTIVES This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week, culturally targeted community-based nutrition and physical activity promotion intervention, Fight Cancer with Fitness! (FCF). METHODS A randomized, controlled trial was conducted in a black-owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese, healthy African-American women. RESULTS Dietary quality as indexed by fruit and vegetable intake improved significantly in the intervention group compared to the control… CONTINUE READING

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A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
A randomized , controlled trial was conducted in a black - owned commercial gym in a sample of 366 predominantly overweight or obese , healthy African - American women .
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