Big hearts, small hands: a focus group study exploring parental food portion behaviours

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Curtis, Kristina; Atkins, Louise; Brown, Katherine;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Public Health,volume 17 (issn: 1471-2458, eissn: 1471-2458)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5604285, doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4711-z
  • Subject: Portion sizes | Research Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Parental dietary behaviours | Childhood weight management | Behaviour change | Health promotion | Behaviour change, Childhood obesity prevention, Childhood weight management, Health promotion, Parental dietary behaviours, Portion sizes, Theory | Theory | Childhood obesity prevention

Abstract Background The development of healthy food portion sizes among families is deemed critical to childhood weight management; yet little is known about the interacting factors influencing parents’ portion control behaviours. This study aimed to use two synergistic... View more
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