Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition (Optifood)
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.
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment|
|Official Title:||Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition|
- Generating Food Based Recommendation (FBR) using optifood tool [ Time Frame: 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]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.
|Study Start Date:||October 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Food Based Recommendations
Developing and pretesting tool for FBRs for infants 9 to 11 months old
|Behavioral: Pretesting food based recommendations|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01646710
|CHRD, Society for Applied Studies|
|Faridabad, Haryana, India, 121004|
|Principal Investigator:||Sarmila Mazumder, PhD||Society for Applied Studies|