“The Six Caribbean Food Groups Curriculum: An Evaluation of Different Teaching Methods at Primary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago” .

Poor nutrition education can be associated with various chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancer. The aims of this study was to compare the effectiveness of traditional face-to-face teaching method coupled with the aid of an instructional video with that of the traditional face-to-face method in teaching the Six Caribbean Food Groups (CFG).

This team of researchers Isabella. Granderson, Ph.D, MPH, RD, Marquitta Webb, Ph. D, RD, Andrea. McDonald, PhD, Dianne Buckmire, MSc, RD, Kern Rocke, MSc and Wynelle. Archer, BSc, RD UWI, from the University of the West Indies St. Augustine campus in Trinidad and Praire View A&M University shares the abstract of their presentation.

Click here for the full abstract The Six Caribbean Food Groups Curriculum CAHE Jamaica 2017