Food preparation methods among older adults at Qena City : impact of nutritional educational intervention

Joint Authors

Abd al-Nasir, Nadia Omar Imam
Fahmi, Huda Diab
Sayid, Muhammad Kamal
Chih, HuiJun
Hasan, Asma Kamal

Source

NILES journal for Geriatric and Gerontology

Issue

Vol. 3, Issue (s) (31 Dec. 2020), pp.19-28, 10 p.

Publisher

Beni-Suef University National Institute of Longevity Elderly Sciences

Publication Date

2020-12-31

Country of Publication

Egypt

No. of Pages

10

Main Subjects

Social Sciences (Multidisciplinary)

Topics

Abstract EN

Background: The common preparation methods of usual food types in Egypt are boiling, grilling, frying, or raw and the most used one is frying method.

So, It is an inevitable to improve older adults' nutritional habits especially the food preparation method.

Aim: this study aimed to improve older adults' nutritional habits in form of food preparation methods.

Method: The study followed a quasi-experimental research design.

This study was conducted in the elderly club at Qena city, Egypt.

A convenient sample of 106 older adults from total hundred fifty (150) members of the elderly club who fulfilled the inclusions criteria was randomly assigned to experimental or control group.

The experimental group received the health education program and the control group didn't receive the health education program.

Results: Within the intervention group, the preparation method has been significantly changed from frying to boiling or grilling most of food after telling the participants that the healthy method is boiling and / grilling.

Conclusion: The results of the study confirm that there were improvements of older adults' nutritional habits in form of food preparation methods.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Abd al-Nasir, Nadia Omar Imam& Fahmi, Huda Diab& Sayid, Muhammad Kamal& Hasan, Asma Kamal& Chih, HuiJun. 2020. Food preparation methods among older adults at Qena City : impact of nutritional educational intervention. NILES journal for Geriatric and Gerontology،Vol. 3, no. (s), pp.19-28.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1327108

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Abd al-Nasir, Nadia Omar Imam…[et al.]. Food preparation methods among older adults at Qena City : impact of nutritional educational intervention. NILES journal for Geriatric and Gerontology Vol. 3, Special issue (2020), pp.19-28.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1327108

American Medical Association (AMA)

Abd al-Nasir, Nadia Omar Imam& Fahmi, Huda Diab& Sayid, Muhammad Kamal& Hasan, Asma Kamal& Chih, HuiJun. Food preparation methods among older adults at Qena City : impact of nutritional educational intervention. NILES journal for Geriatric and Gerontology. 2020. Vol. 3, no. (s), pp.19-28.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1327108

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

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Record ID

BIM-1327108