Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Obesity Contributing to Heart Disease and Stroke: Epidemiological Data and Logic Model

Lisa Marie Portugal*

American College of Education, Portugal

*Corresponding Author: Lisa Marie Portugal, American College of Education, Portugal.

Received: November 08, 2022; Published: November 28, 2022


Logic models are mechanism that can be utilized for evaluating, communicating, managing, describing, and planning health interventions or programs. A logic model is a visual representation depicting relationships between the intended effects of an intervention program and planned activities. In addition, logic model tools can be helpful in stating assumptions underlying expectations that a program can work. A logic model tool can frame the context in which programs operate. This discussion focuses on a data-driven approach to a strategic program design addressing the public health challenge of obesity which can be a contributing factor to heart disease and stroke. A logic model depicting epidemiological data supporting a strategic education intervention program is included.

Keywords: Obesity; Heart Disease; Stroke; Epidemiology; Education; Health Promotion; Logic Model; Behavioral Interventions; Childhood Obesity; Nutritional Disorders; Risk Factors; Community Obesity Education Program; Data-Driven Approaches


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Citation: Lisa Marie Portugal. “Obesity Contributing to Heart Disease and Stroke: Epidemiological Data and Logic Model". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.12 (2022): 113-115.


Copyright: © 2022 Lisa Marie Portugal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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