Healthy Eating Education for Latinos

P

President and Fellows of Harvard College

Status

Completed

Conditions

Psychological
Diet Habit
Obesity
Diet, Healthy
Blood Pressure

Treatments

Behavioral: Standard healthy eating advice
Behavioral: Culturally tailored healthy eating advice

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT04724382
IRB13-1332

Details and patient eligibility

About

This intervention aims to evaluate the efficacy of a pilot educational intervention with deep-structure cultural tailoring for Latino ethnic groups on diet quality compared to general, surface-level healthy-eating messages.

Enrollment

76 patients

Sex

All

Ages

25 to 65 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Aged 25-65 y/o
  • Self-reported Hispanic/Latino heritage
  • Able to understand and answer questions in Spanish or English
  • Living in the Boston, MA metro area for the past 6 months and not planning to move in the next 6 months
  • Has a cellphone with the capacity of receiving text messages and gives consent for the Study to text this number as part of the intervention

Exclusion criteria

  • Younger than 25y or older than 65y
  • Not Hispanic/Latino heritage
  • Has condition or impairment that affects mental, cognitive, or memory abilities; such as Alzheimer's disease or stroke
  • Has been diagnosed with cancer, diabetes (type 1 or 2), heart condition, major stomach condition (examples: coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke or stroke, allergies, or severe diet restrictions)
  • Does not understand Spanish or English
  • Pregnant
  • Under the care of an institution
  • Living in another state outside of Massachusetts or planning to move in less than 6 months
  • No cellphone with text capabilities (or cannot be used to receive texts from the Study)

Trial design

76 participants in 2 patient groups

Intervention
Experimental group
Description:
Intervention group consisting of culturally-tailored healthy eating advice through daily text messages for 2 months (delivery phase). A reinforcement phase of 2-months will follow to repeat the text messages.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Culturally tailored healthy eating advice
Control
Active Comparator group
Description:
Control group consisting of general healthy eating advice through daily text messages for 2 months (delivery phase). A reinforcement phase of 2-months will follow to repeat the text messages.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Standard healthy eating advice

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