|Intervention protocol for standard (StnInt) and modified (ModInt) treatment groupsa|
|Visit 1||Visit 2||Visit 3||Visit 4||Visit 5||Visit 6|
|1. Review CFG and PA guideb||1. Understanding Food labelsc||1. Eating “out and about” (eating in other environments other than home)||1. Making a meal plan||1. Tricky situations||1. Staying on track|
|2. Identifying hunger cues|
|Each session will also include discussions concerning:|
|•||Reviewing the dairy intervention and strategizing how to stay on track|
|•||Evaluating healthy food choices (Traffic light evaluation)|
|•||Physical activity (frequency, type, time and intensity) discussion|
|•||Sedentary activity (screen time) and provide alternative activities|
|•||Relapse prevention through identification of a “tricky situation” (i.e. birthday party, vacation, holiday, sleepovers, rainy/ snowy days)|
|•||Three SMART Goals|
CFGHE: Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, PA: Physical Activity.
a Control group will receive the same visit format but at the end of 12-months of the study.
b According to randomization, children are instructed to consume 2 or 4 servings of milk and milk alternatives per day.
c Parents are encouraged to bring in food labels from home to ensure discussions are individualized.
Cohen et al.
Cohen et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:383 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-383