Promoting healthy eating and physical activity among school children: findings from Health-E-PALS, the first pilot intervention from Lebanon

@inproceedings{HabibMourad2014PromotingHE,
  title={Promoting healthy eating and physical activity among school children: findings from Health-E-PALS, the first pilot intervention from Lebanon},
  author={Carla Habib-Mourad and Lilian A. Ghandour and Helen Joy Moore and Maya Nabhani-Zeidan and Kassim Adetayo and N Hwalla and Carolyn Dawn Summerbell},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In Lebanon, childhood obesity doubled during the past decade. Preventive measures should start early in life and Schools are considered an important environment to promote energy balance health behaviours. School-based programmes promoting healthy lifestyles are lacking. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a multicomponent school-based intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity (and prevent obesity) with school children… CONTINUE READING
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