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"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

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Sharon E. Taverno Ross, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Patricia I. Documet, and Russell R. Pate

This study tested a 10 week home-based intervention by promotoras to promote a healthy weight in Latino preschool children. The intervention involved weekly 90 minute sessions to Latin families in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. At the follow-up, overweight and obese children had a significnat decrease in BMI. Post-intervention showed an increase in fruit and vegetable intake and decrease in screen time for children and parents, an increase in physical activity for parents, and a decrease in saturated fat and added-sugar intake for children (p's<0.05).

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2018
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