Efectividad del programa Promoción de alimentación saludable en estudiantes de escuelas públicas del estado de Sonora

Trinidad Quizan Plata, Claudia Anaya Barragán, Julián Esparza Romero, María Esther Orozco García, Armida Espinoza López, Adriana Verónica Bolaños Villar

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Th e objective of this study was to evaluate
the eff ect of an intervention program (IP)
in students attending public primary schools
of Sonora, Mexico. An experimental randomized and controlled study was conducted. Th ree schools for the intervention program (n=62) and three as a control (n=64).
IP consisted in several strategies as educational workshops, publicity, healthy food
availability, rewards for healthy food consumption, infantile song and dietary guidelines. Healthy food availability expended
in school stores increased after the application of intervention program (p≤0.05).
Healthy food consumption during recess
changed at the end of IP increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables. Children
in schools where the program was not applied
were at higher risk for unhealthy foods
during recess (OR, 95%, CI, 3.7, 1.7-7.8,
p-0.001). Macronutrient intake was lower in
the intervention program (p≤0.05). IP had a
positive eff ect in intervention group children.
Original languageSpanish (Mexico)
Pages (from-to)175-203
Number of pages29
JournalEstudios sociales (Hermosillo, Son.)
Issue number42
StatePublished - 2013

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