A Sustainable Diet for Hadassah Employees Workers
The aim of this protocol is to use a multidisciplinary approach to convey nutrition and activity messages to randomly selected Hadassah Medical Center employees. The intervention will be for one academic year and include frontal talks, email and internet focus group interactions, public demonstrations and a focused intervention within the hospital kitchen.
The outcomes are specific parameters of dietary modifications, degree of physical activity and health related perspectives. Outcomes will be recorded at baseline and by the end of the intervention ( one year).
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||A Sustainable Diet for Hadassah Employees|
- Change in amount of fruit/vegetable consumption per day [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Amount of fruit/vegetable consumption will be evaluated via questionnaires
- Amount of physical activity per week [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Amount of physical activity will be assessed via questionnaires
- Amount of soft drinks consumed per day [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The amount of soft drinks consumed per day will be assessed via questionnaires
|Study Start Date:||January 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: The study has a single arm
The study has one arm The whole population of the campus will be exposed to the intervention. the effectiveness will be assessed using a random selection twice - before and after the intervention
Behavioral: Nutritional and Activity Promotion
Multi disciplinary nutritional and behavioral messages to improve diet and activity levels
The participants will be selected randomly from the campus employees. They will be exposed to multiple levels of health promotion at the work place as well as via multiple media tools. Analysis will be performed at baseline by using multiple nutrition and health perception questionnaires. A second group from the employees will be selected for assessment of the same outcomes at the end of the year.
|Contact: Dorit Adler, MPH||02677551|
|Hadassah Medical Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Jerusalem Region, Israel, 91120|
|Principal Investigator: Dorit Adler, MPH|
|Principal Investigator:||Ram Weiss, MD PhD||Hadassah Medical Organization|