Fruit and vegetables on prescription: a brief intervention in primary care


Buyuktuncer Z., KEARNEY M., RYAN C. L. , THURSTON M., ELLAHI B.

JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, vol.27, pp.186-193, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jhn.12109
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.186-193
  • Keywords: fruit and vegetable prescription, health settings, mainstreaming prevention, LOW-INCOME, CONSUMPTION, ADULTS, POPULATION, 5-A-DAY, PROGRAM, WOMEN

Abstract

BackgroundIncreasing fruit and vegetable consumption is a goal for the UK. Therefore, the effectiveness of a fruit and vegetable voucher scheme coupled with key five-a-day' consumption messages as a brief intervention in primary care consultations was assessed in the present study.