The connecting health and technology study: a 6-month randomized controlled trial to improve nutrition behaviours using a mobile food record and text messaging support in young adults.

@article{Kerr2016TheCH,
  title={The connecting health and technology study: a 6-month randomized controlled trial to improve nutrition behaviours using a mobile food record and text messaging support in young adults.},
  author={Deborah Anne Kerr and Amelia J Harray and Christina Mary Pollard and Satvinder Singh Dhaliwal and Edward J. Delp and Peter A Howat and Mark R. Pickering and Ziad Ahmad and Xingqiong Meng and Iain S. Pratt and Janine L. Wright and Katherine R Kerr and Carol Jo Boushey},
  journal={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2016},
  volume={13},
  pages={52}
}
BACKGROUND Early adulthood represents the transition to independent living which is a period when changes in diet and body weight are likely to occur. This presents an ideal time for health interventions to reduce the effect of health problems and risk factors for chronic disease in later life. As young adults are high users of mobile devices, interventions that use this technology may improve engagement. The Connecting Health and Technology study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of tailored… CONTINUE READING
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