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Emory Teaching Kitchen Collaborative

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04005495
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 2, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 22, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ardmore Institute of Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sharon Horesh Bergquist, Emory University

Brief Summary:
The aim of the project is to evaluate the feasibility and acceptance of teaching kitchen program as a worksite wellness program at Emory University

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Lifestyle Behavioral: Teaching kitchen program Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The teaching kitchen model is an innovative, multidisciplinary approach for motivating and establishing healthful habits and behaviors. The self-care program combines didactic information with experiential learning in nutrition, culinary arts, exercise, yoga, and mindfulness. The aim of the project is to evaluate the feasibility and acceptance of teaching kitchen program as a worksite wellness program at Emory University. Changes in biomarkers and self-reported behaviors will be evaluated up to one year.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Emory Teaching Kitchen Collaborative
Actual Study Start Date : July 17, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2020

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Teaching kitchen program
The teaching kitchen model is an innovative, multidisciplinary approach for motivating and establishing healthful habits and behaviors. The program combines didactic information with experiential learning in nutrition, culinary arts, exercise, yoga, and mindfulness.
Behavioral: Teaching kitchen program
The teaching kitchen program will include five 4-hour Saturday classes every other weekend over the course of 10 weeks (5 sessions totaling 20 hours of instruction). It will be taught by subject matter experts from the Emory University faculty and staff as well as potentially from the community. The classes will include the scientific rationale, practical applications, and recommendations for implementing self-care components into participants' daily lives. Experiential learning will include hands-on cooking demonstrations, mindfulness-based lunches, a yoga session, and a group exercise session. Rather than being prescriptive, the lectures and demonstrations are geared to inspire self-designed and personalized alterations in dietary patterns and behaviors that will match participants' culture, preferences, and health conditions. Biometrics and survey instruments will be assessed at 4 times: at baseline, after the 10-week program, and at 6 and 12 months after the program.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percent of enrolled participants attending 2-week visit [ Time Frame: 2-week visit ]
    Program attendance will be assessed by calculating percent of enrolled participants completing the program visits

  2. Percent of enrolled participants attending 4-week visit [ Time Frame: 4-week visit ]
    Program attendance will be assessed by calculating percent of enrolled participants completing the program visits

  3. Percent of enrolled participants attending 6-week visit [ Time Frame: 6-week visits ]
    Program attendance will be assessed by calculating percent of enrolled participants completing the program visits

  4. Percent of enrolled participants attending 8-week visit [ Time Frame: 8-week visit ]
    Program attendance will be assessed by calculating percent of enrolled participants completing the program visits

  5. Percent of participants completing the program [ Time Frame: 10-week visit ]
    Program completion will be assessed by calculating percent of participants completing the program


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in RAND Health 36-Item scale score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    RAND Health 36-Item scale is used to evaluate global health, quality of life, and presenteeism. All items are scored so that a high score defines a more favorable health state. In addition, each item is scored on a 0 to 100 range so that the lowest and highest possible scores are 0 and 100, respectively. Scores represent the percentage of total possible score achieved.

  2. Change in frequency of absence from work [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    A single question will be asked about the frequency of absence from work

  3. Change in percent body fat [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Body composition will be measured by seca medical Body Composition Analyzer (mBCA) 515. This device utilizes 8-point Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis to assess percent body fat. This is a non-invasive technique, taking about two minutes, that requires standing on a scale.

  4. Change in BMI [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters.

  5. Change in systolic blood pressure [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Blood pressure will be measured using blood pressure monitor

  6. Change in diastolic blood pressure [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Blood pressure will be measured using blood pressure monitor

  7. Change in Dietary Intake score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Dietary Intake will be assessed using the 8-item Starting The Conversation brief dietary assessment and intervention tool for health professionals. Response options for the survey items are organized into three columns: the left column indicates the most healthful dietary practices (scored 0); the center column indicates less healthful practices (scored 1); and the right column indicates the least healthful practices (scored 2). Item scores are added to create a summary score (range 0-16), with lower summary scores reflecting a more healthful diet and higher scores reflecting the greatest room for improvement.

  8. Change in Cooking Habits score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Cooking Frequency and Confidence questionnaire - items 1,2, 8- will be used to assess change in habits pre to post intervention.Responses range on a scale of 1-6. Higher score reflects more favorable state and lower score reflects the greatest room for improvement.

  9. Change in Cooking Confidence score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Cooking Frequency and Confidence questionnaire will be used to assess confidence to prepare new recipes from basic ingredients. Items 3-7 (assessing cooking confidence) are scored on a scale of 0-10 in a summative fashion. Higher summary score reflects more favorable state and lower summary score reflects the greatest room for improvement.

  10. Change in Physical Activity questionnaire score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    The brief Physical Activity "Vital Sign" (PAVS) will be used to determine if participants achieve the recommended amount of physical activity, with an additional question to assess use of yoga.Two questions are self-reported: 1) "How many days during the past week have you performed physical activity where your heart beats faster and your breathing is harder than normal for 30 minutes or more?" and 2) "How many days in a typical week do you perform activity such as this?" The responses are reported as days during the past week over days in a typical week, with scores ranging from 0 to 7 for each question. PAVS requires less than 30 seconds to administer and score

  11. Change in Perceived Stress Scale score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    The PSS-10 is a self-report instrument consisting of 10 items purported to assess "how unpredictable, uncontrollable, and overloaded respondents find their lives". Each of the items on the PSS-10 are rated on a 5-point Likert scale, ranging from 0 (never) to 4 (very often). The PSS-10 consisted of 6 positively (items 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 and 10: Positive factor) and 4 negatively (items 4, 5, 7 and 8: Negative factor) worded items. Negative worded items were re-coded during analysis. Total scores range from 0 to 40, with higher scores indicating higher levels of perceived stress

  12. Change in Mindfulness and Mindful Eating Scale score [ Time Frame: Baseline, 10-week, and 6 and 12 months after the program ]
    Mindful eating practices will be assessed using this Mindfulness and Mindful Eating tool. Domains of the 28-item questionnaire are: Disinhibition, Awareness, External Cues, Emotional Response, and Distraction. For all items, response options are "Never/Rarely," "Sometimes," "Often," and "Usually/Always". Each item is scored from 1 to 4, where higher scores signified more mindful eating. Each subscale score is calculated as the mean of items. The summary score is the mean of the 5 subscales.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18-65
  • body mass index greater than or equal to 30,
  • willingness to appear in videotapes and photographs that will be obtained during the course of the teaching kitchen program
  • preference will be given to those with a cardiometabolic risk factor, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and/or hyperlipidemia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any health condition that would limit participation, including bariatric surgery, pregnancy, cardiovascular, pulmonary, orthopedic or neurologic medical problem, or gluten or nut allergy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04005495


Contacts
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Contact: Sharon Bergquist, MD 404-778-0480 shoresh@emory.edu

Locations
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United States, Georgia
Emory Clinic Recruiting
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Contact: Sharon Bergquist, MD    404-778-0480    shoresh@emory.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Ardmore Institute of Health
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Sharon Bergquist, MD Emory University

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Responsible Party: Sharon Horesh Bergquist, Principal Investigator, Emory University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04005495     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB00109546
First Posted: July 2, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 22, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Individual de-identified participant data - as reported in characteristics and results - will be shared
Supporting Materials: Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP)
Time Frame: Data will be available after publication and up to 36 months after publication
Access Criteria: Individual de-identified participant data will be shared through individual request for analyses pertaining to purpose of their study with investigators with approved institutional review committee studies

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Sharon Horesh Bergquist, Emory University:
Kitchen Collaborative
Healthful habits
Worksite wellness program
Mindfulness