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Intervening to change the diets of low-income women: Workshop on ‘Changing nutrition behaviour to improve maternal and fetal health’

  • Jennifer A. Davies (a1), P. Damani (a2) and Barrie M. Margetts (a3)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0029665109001128
  • Published online: 01 February 2009
Abstract

Diet-related sources of ill health, including Fe-deficiency anaemia, are prevalent in the local South Asian population. This population also has a high prevalence of low-birth-weight babies. A need for preventative measures that take a holistic view to dietary change was identified in a South Asian community in Southampton, UK. A peer-led approach was used, training and developing a local workforce to become community food assistants. This workforce, drawn from local black and minority ethnic communities, ran practical ‘hands-on’ culturally-appropriate food-related activities within their communities that were successful in achieving long-term change in the diets of local women and their families. This model has the potential for achieving sustained behaviour change and is able to engage key target groups that can often be difficult to reach through more traditional routes.

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