Delivery of healthy lunch to worksites

A two weeks pilot study in a sample of working adults in Selangor, Malaysia

Mohd Khairuddin Noor Khalib, Zahara Abdul Manaf, Suzana Shahar, Arimi, Arimi Fitri Mat Ludin

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Abstract

Introduction: Lack of healthy food choices at the worksite is associated with unhealthy eating habits and poor diet quality. This study aimed to conduct a two weeks pilot study to assess the diet quality of lunch-meals delivered to worksites. Methods: Using a crossover study design, a total of 50 adults were purposely recruited from among university and hospital staffs in Selangor. Participants were randomised into two groups, whereby in week one, Group A was provided with the study's "healthy lunch-meals" (RD4U

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-585
Number of pages11
JournalMalaysian Journal of Nutrition
Volume24
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

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Keywords

  • Diet quality
  • Healthy food delivery service
  • Working adults

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Delivery of healthy lunch to worksites : A two weeks pilot study in a sample of working adults in Selangor, Malaysia. / Khalib, Mohd Khairuddin Noor; Abdul Manaf, Zahara; Shahar, Suzana; Arimi, ; Mat Ludin, Arimi Fitri.

In: Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 24, No. 4, 01.01.2018, p. 575-585.

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