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Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition (Optifood)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01646710
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

The study aims to explore ways in which optifood can be developed to create relevant food based recommendation (FBR) and to used for advocacy purposes.

The optifood tool will be pilot tested with relevant organizations and refine FBRs for the target population. Its performance will be assessed in the hands of Government/NGOs in Peru, Thailand and India to provide guidance on incorporating into their advocacy programs. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be used.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Food Based Recommendations Behavioral: Pretesting food based recommendations

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Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 36 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Official Title: Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition
Study Start Date : October 2011
Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Study Completion Date : May 2014
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Food Based Recommendations
Developing and pretesting tool for FBRs for infants 9 to 11 months old
Behavioral: Pretesting food based recommendations

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Generating Food Based Recommendation (FBR) using optifood tool [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
    To refine optifood tool to generate FBRs. The tool will be pretested with mothers of children aged 9 to 11 months. Compliance with the food based recommendations will be tested over 8 days post counselling to assess feasibility of use of the tool. The tool will be then modified and refined to be used for advocacy in feeding counselling.

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Months to 11 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Randomly selected children 9 to 11 month of age
Contacts and Locations

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CHRD, Society for Applied Studies
Faridabad, Haryana, India, 121004
Sponsors and Collaborators
Society for Applied Studies
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Principal Investigator: Sarmila Mazumder, PhD Society for Applied Studies
More Information

Responsible Party: Society for Applied Studies
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01646710     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPNPVW48/SAS
First Posted: July 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Keywords provided by Society for Applied Studies:
Development of a tool
advocacy materials