Seizing the moment: California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian American population.

@article{Harrison2005SeizingTM,
  title={Seizing the moment: California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian American population.},
  author={Gail G Harrison and Marjorie L Kagawa-Singer and Susan B. Foerster and Henry Lee and Loan Pham Kim and T N Nguyen and Allyn Fernandez-Ami and Valerie Quinn and Dileep G. Bal},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={104 12 Suppl},
  pages={2962-8}
}
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have the fastest growing rate of overweight and obese children. Aggressive programs are urgently needed to prevent unhealthy acculturation-related changes in diet and physical activity and to promote the healthier aspects of traditional lifestyle habits. We conducted focus groups and key informant interviews to explore knowledge, attitudes, dietary practices, and physical activity levels among three low-income Asian American ethnic groups, Chinese… CONTINUE READING

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