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Improving low fruit and vegetable intake in children: Findings from a system dynamics, community group model building study

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin 1 on 2 September 2019

Authors

Sarah Gerritsen
Ana Renker-Darby
Sophia Harre
David Rees
Debbie A. Raroa
Michele Eickstaedt
Zaynel Sushil
Kerry Allan
Ann E. Bartos
Wilma Waterlander
Boyd A. Swinburn

Year of Publication

2019

Source

PLOS One, August 15, 2019 [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Abstract

This study explores the barriers to children meeting the guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake. Partnering with Healthy Families Waitākere, a Ministry of Health funded prevention initiative, the researchers then workshopped solutions with families from a low SES West Auckland community.

Type of Study

Qualitative

How to Access

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221107