This trial is evaluating whether Healthy HomeStyles will improve 1 primary outcome in patients with Parenting. Measurement will happen over the course of Baseline up to follow-up (~4 weeks after post-intervention).
This trial requires 300 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Healthy HomeStyles is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"The associations among healthy lifestyle behaviors and various health conditions are complex; thus, it is difficult to identify specific causal pathways. But overall lifestyle choices can be improved by improving diet and physical activity levels with the goals of improving overall quality of life and health." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Poor dietary choices were prevalent among adolescents in these three metropolitan counties. In addition, these choices seemed to relate to body mass index and perceived obesity. Future research should focus on approaches that will improve adherence to a nutrient-dense diet rich in vegetables and whole grains." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Only half of all US adults met the recommendations for physical activity, nutritious diet, and tobacco and alcohol use. Over a third met the recommendations for a healthy body mass index, but did not meet overall weight control goals, which were close to the percentage of the population with obesity. While most US adults were meeting or exceeding recommendations for tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption, over three quarters of US adults failed to meet or meet nutrition recommendations." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Lifestyle modification in healthy people is effective in reducing cardiovascular risk factors. Even moderate weight loss and increased levels of physical activity are effective in reversing the association of obesity with other cardiovascular risk factors." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"A variety of lifestyle behaviors are associated with better health. It is important for medical students to not only educate their patients on important health issues but also to know these healthy lifestyle behaviors in order to encourage patients to adopt these lifestyle behaviors." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Lifestyle therapy includes education in an individualized discussion. Exercise guidelines are the basis for exercise prescription. The patient should be educated about the importance of a healthy diet and of maintaining a healthy body weight. Evidence-based recommendations regarding the maintenance of blood pressure and smoking cessation are critical during lifestyle intervention." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"[Healthful lifestyle behaviors should be encouraged for primary prevention of disease and for maintaining a healthy life in the long term. However, the evidence for the effectiveness of these behaviors on primary disease prevention and healthy behaviors remains controversial. There is a need for well-designed randomised controlled trials with longer follow-up periods. (www.powerjournal.com/10.1186/14-8898-14-1)." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Individuals with a limited number of unhealthy lifestyle behaviors were in a state of low physical activity, which further increased the risk of major diseases." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Health is an internal and multidimensional construct in which the physical, mental, social, and psychological health outcomes are related to each other, influencing overall health. People can move in healthier directions through engaging in a healthy lifestyle to maintain or improve the health of themselves and others." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Both homestyles and a placebo reduced symptoms and improved the quality of life for people with CFS. People can benefit by becoming more active (more exercise/yoga/swimming/running) and maintaining their normal diet/laxing practices. You may also try to get as much rest from any physical activity as possible, and do not drink alcohol with large amounts of sugar or soda." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Allowing patients and providers to work together to develop and maintain health-oriented lifestyles can address their respective barriers, decrease risk factors and improve self-care. Such an approach may help providers provide integrated healthcare." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"This was the first study to employ health education as a primary study component in a randomized clinical trial. We show that participants can tolerate the intervention well. Most participants were successful in changing their behaviors, as determined by the study and a validated objective tool." - Anonymous Online Contributor