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Healthy HomeStyles for Parent-Child Relationship

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Led By Karla Shelnutt, PhD
Research Sponsored by University of Florida
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Parent or caregiver of a least 1 child aged 6 to 11 years
Have regular Internet and/or telephone access
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline up to follow-up (~4 weeks after post-intervention)
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a nutrition education program called HomeStyles-2 is more effective than a control program in preventing childhood obesity among families with low incomes in the United States.

Eligible Conditions
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Home Environment-Related Illness
  • Childhood Behavior
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Parenting

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have not previously participated in nutrition education series using the attention control curriculum.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline up to follow-up (~4 weeks after post-intervention)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline up to follow-up (~4 weeks after post-intervention) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Participant weight-related behaviors

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Healthy HomeStylesExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Six-week virtual, group nutrition education series using the HomeStyles-2 experimental curriculum administered through SNAP-Ed. This curriculum addresses factors affecting school-aged children's health and nutritional status: inadequate intake of fruits and vegetables, infrequent family meals, excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, large portion sizes, and irregular breakfast consumption.
Group II: Eat Healthy Be ActiveActive Control1 Intervention
Six-week virtual, group nutrition education series using the Eat Healthy Be Active attention control curriculum administered through SNAP-Ed. This curriculum addresses factors affecting overall health and nutritional status: limiting nutrients of concern (saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars), eating healthy while dining out, eating healthy on a budget, losing weight and keeping it off, understanding nutrition facts labels, and being physically active.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Healthy HomeStyles

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of FloridaLead Sponsor
1,329 Previous Clinical Trials
709,998 Total Patients Enrolled
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)FED
93 Previous Clinical Trials
350,131 Total Patients Enrolled
Karla Shelnutt, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Florida

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the current participation rate of this medical experiment?

"Affirmative, the information hosted on clinicaltrials.gov implies that this medical trial is currently recruiting participants. It was first posted to the website on November 19th 2021 and has been edited most recently on December 6th 2021. This study requires 300 patients at one location for their research efforts."

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Does this research project restrict enrollment to those over 30 years of age?

"This trial requires that the patient's age falls between 18 and 110 years old. There are separate clinical trials for minors under 18 (367) and those over 65 (745)."

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What is the eligibility criterion for individuals to be included in this trial?

"This research venture is recruiting 300 individuals with ages ranging from 18 to 110. Criteria for participation include: having consistent online/telephone access, not previously participating in a nutrition education series based on the attention control curriculum, and being a parent or guardian of at least one child aged 6-11 years."

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Is enrollment for this trial available to the public at this time?

"According to the clinicaltrials.gov database, this scientific trial is currently seeking candidates. The details of this study were initially published on November 19th 2021 and was last modified in December 6th 2021."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
West Virginia
How old are they?
< 18
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Recent research and studies
~76 spots leftby Feb 2025