Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in obesity

ob0001p16 | (1) | UKCO2019

Evaluating the Change4Life Food Scanner app: protocol for a randomised pilot and feasibility trial

Mahdi Sundus , Buckland Nicola , Chilcott Jim

Background: ChildrenÂ’s sugar intake in the UK is above current recommendations, contributing to the rise of overweight and obesity. The Change4Life Food Scanner app aims to encourage parents to reduce their childrenÂ’s sugar consumption. The app allows for packaged foods to be scanned and displays total sugar content in cubes and grams. To date the app has not been independently evaluated despite its popularity on the app market. This research aims to develop a pilot ...

ob0001rfc1.3 | (1) (1) | UKCO2019

Methods for the economic evaluation of obesity prevention dietary policies and population level interventions in children: a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence

Mahdi Sundus , Marr Colette , Buckland Nicola , Chilcott Jim

Background: Whilst many studies investigate the effectiveness of interventions to improve nutrition and healthy eating in children and adolescents, few studies examine their cost effectiveness. This systematic review aimed to explore the methods used to conduct economic evaluations including long-term modelling of costs and health benefits of dietary population-level interventions within this age group.Methods: Eleven peer-reviewed databases and five dat...