Reducing the Use of Sugar by School Lunch Cooks in Public Schools
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01267474|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 28, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Sugar Intake||Other: Nutritional education Other: Control||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||95 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Reducing the Use and the Consumption of Sugar by School Lunch Cooks in Public Schools: a Cluster Randomized Trial|
|Study Start Date :||March 2007|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Experimental: Nutritional education||
Other: Nutritional education
A nutritional education program was carried out during seven months of one school year aiming to reduce added sugar in school meals by the school lunch cooks and in their own consumption.
All women in the intervention group participated in three sections about sugar consumption and one section on food labeling, as well as recipes competition of with reducing sugar.
Printed material and gifts, such as mugs, refrigerator magnets and small purses with the logo of the campaign were given to the participants.
All sections of education were delivered in the schools. The activities required 20 to 30 minutes and were facilitated by trained research assistants. Printed instructions and orientations on the facilitation process supported the assistants' efforts.
|No Intervention: Control||
The control group received only three one-hour general sessions on health issues.
Other Name: General sessions on health issues
- Sugar intake [ Time Frame: 10 months ]Reducing added sugar in the schools meals by school lunch cooks and in their sugar intake.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01267474
|Rio de Janeiro State University|
|Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20550-900|
|Principal Investigator:||Rosely Sichieri, PhD||Rio de Janeiro State University|