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NutritionQuest's Alive! Program Improves Quality of Life
Date:11/20/2008

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at NutritionQuest (http://www.nutritionquest.com) and Kaiser Division of Research (Oakland, California), has found that a low-cost emailed health promotion program, "Alive!" significantly improved self-reported quality of life.

The researchers also found improvement in "presenteeism," a measure of how much physical or emotional problems interfere with productivity and the ability to accomplish work tasks.

"Alive! was designed to help people improve their eating habits and physical activity," said Gladys Block, PhD, Chief Scientist of NutritionQuest and Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley, and lead author of the report. "We have found significant improvements in diet and physical activity," said Block, "but those results will be reported later."

The study was published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research, and is online at http://www.jmir.org/2008/4/e43 . It is based on results of a randomized controlled trial conducted among employees of a large organization. The study found that people enrolled in the program had significantly greater improvement in reported health-related quality of life than people enrolled in a control group.

The study was conducted with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which sought to develop low-cost approaches for improving diet and physical activity.

The researchers enrolled 787 participants from among non-medical staff of Kaiser Permanente of Northern California. Participants were randomized to receive the Alive! program immediately or after an eight-month delay. "It was quite impressive to see that degree of participation, considering that there was no monetary incentive and people knew they cou
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