Rationale, design and methods of the HEALTHY study nutrition intervention component

@article{Gillis2009RationaleDA,
  title={Rationale, design and methods of the HEALTHY study nutrition intervention component},
  author={Bonnie Gillis and Connie Mobley and Diane D. Stadler and Jill Hartstein and Amy Virus and Stella Lucia Volpe and Laure El ghormli and Myrlene A. Staten and John Bridgman and Sabrina A. McCormick},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={S29-S36}
}
The HEALTHY study was a randomized, controlled, multicenter and middle school-based, multifaceted intervention designed to reduce risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes. The study randomized 42 middle schools to intervention or control, and followed students from the sixth to the eighth grades. Here we describe the design of the HEALTHY nutrition intervention component that was developed to modify the total school food environment, defined to include the following: federal… CONTINUE READING