WHICH PROMOTE CANCER RISK REDUCTION THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP NUTRITION EDUCATION MATERIALS, INCLUDING MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE, FOR DIETS THOUGHT TO REDUCE CANCER RISK.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3097
Amount: $48,897.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Research Computing
P.o. Box 541717, Houston, TX, 77254
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DEBRA B. REED
 (713) 667-2332
Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
WHICH PROMOTE CANCER RISK REDUCTION THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP NUTRITION EDUCATION MATERIALS, INCLUDING MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE, FOR DIETS THOUGHT TO REDUCE CANCER RISK. THESE MATERIALS WILL INCLUDE A PRETEST ON ATTITUDES AND KNOWLEDGE REGARDING DIET, NUTRITION, AND CANCER; A COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENT INTAKE; AND INDIVIDUALIZED DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDING FOOD LISTS, MENUS, AND RECIPES WHICH WOULD BE CONSISTENT WITH A REDUCED FAT, INCREASED FIBER, AND INCREASED FRUIT, VEGETABLE, AND WHOLE GRAIN INTAKE. THE SELECTION OF A NUTRIENT DATABASE AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDUCATIONAL PRINTED MATERIALS AND MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE WILL BE BASED ON PUBLISHED GUIDELINES. THE IN PHASE II, THE MATERIALS WILL BE EXTENSIVELY TESTED WITH HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND THE PUBLIC AND WILL BE ADAPTED FOR USE WITH OTHER MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEMS. THE MATERIALS DEVELOPED FOR THIS PROJECT WILL HAVE WIDESPREAD APPLICATION TO CORPORATE FITNESS CENTERS, HOSPITAL PATIENT/EMPLOYEE HEALTH PROMOTION ACTIVITIES, AND GENERAL PUBLIC NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT CHURCHES, CIVIC GROUPS, AND SHOPPING CENTERS.

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