Pilot Project Intervention of Nutrition and Health Education for Mother and Provision of Energy-Dense Cookies in Early Childhood to Improve Their Nutritional Status
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- Interventions, early childhood, nutrition and health education, energy-dense biscuits
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of nutrition and health education interventions and provision of energy-dense biscuits on the nutritional status in early childhood. Intervention nutrition education is done by 1) nutrition and health education for 2 × 2 hours and giving a practical guide book “Nutrition and Health for the Early Childhood”to the teacher and early chidhood’s mother to be learned and applied in parenting, in two different early childhood education in Semarang, 2) the provision of energy-dense biscuits made of cornstarch (50%), mung bean flour (60%) and purple parsnip flour (50%) on early childhood for 30 days @ 20 g. To determine the effectiveness of interventions performed by N-gain calculation and difference test by “paired samples t-test”. The results showed that 1) the intervention improves nutritional and health knowledgeas well as knowledge of snack food on teachers and early childhood’s mother with N-gain respectively 0.50 and 0.34 (medium category) and differed significantly (p = 0.000), 2) intervention increases early childhood’s nutritional status towards good nutritional status/normal and significantly different with p = 0.034. After the intervention of the early childhood’s nutritional status, the children with normal nutritional status is 90.4 % (up to 6,2 %), wasting 6.3% (down to 6.2 %) and obesity 3.1 %(constant).
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TY - CONF AU - Siti Fathonah AU - Sarwi AU - Rosidah AU - Aris Handoyo AU - dan Titis Budi Rahayu PY - 2019 DA - 2019/12/19 TI - Pilot Project Intervention of Nutrition and Health Education for Mother and Provision of Energy-Dense Cookies in Early Childhood to Improve Their Nutritional Status BT - Proceedings of the 1st Vocational Education International Conference (VEIC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 143 EP - 149 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.024 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.191217.024 ID - Fathonah2019 ER -