Nutrition knowledge is associated with greater weight loss in obese and overweight low-income mothers.

@article{KloheLehman2006NutritionKI,
  title={Nutrition knowledge is associated with greater weight loss in obese and overweight low-income mothers.},
  author={Deborah M Klohe-Lehman and Jeanne Freeland-Graves and E. R. Anderson and Todd McDowell and Kristine K Clarke and Henry Hanss-Nuss and Guowen Cai and Divya Puri and Tracey J Milani},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={65-75; quiz 76-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine if greater nutrition knowledge vs gains in knowledge promote more successful weight loss in low-income, overweight and obese mothers with young children. DESIGN A convenience sample of mothers and their children were measured for height and weight; mothers completed demographic and nutrition knowledge questionnaires pre- and post-intervention. SUBJECTS/SETTING Participants (N=141) were recruited from government and public health clinics and elementary schools. Inclusion… CONTINUE READING