Title page for ETD etd-09082012-040046

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Dunphy, Marilyn Jane Myers
URN etd-09082012-040046
Title An exploratory study to assess food behavior outcomes of a one- time nutrition intervention event
Degree Master of Science
Department Human Nutrition and Foods
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Hertzler, Ann A. Committee Chair
Hodges, Patricia A. M. Committee Member
Scheneman, C. Stephen Committee Member
  • Food habits
Date of Defense 1989-05-05
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This research was conducted in an effort to substantiate the effect of nutrition counseling delivered at a local cholesterol screening clinic. It developed a method of measuring dietary habit changes conducive to a cholesterol— lowering diet. Hypercholesterolemic subjects were chosen for the study when their total blood cholesterol measured > 200 mg/dl from a Reflotron cholesterol screening device. At that time they were asked to fill out a dietary habit pre-test. Pre-tests from six subjects who did not receive nutrition counseling at the clinic were placed in the control group. Pre—tests from 15 subjects who received nutrition counseling at the clinic served as the test group.

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