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Table 2 Content Covered in Sessions delivered one to one with therapist

From: The Eat Smart Study: A randomised controlled trial of a reduced carbohydrate versus a low fat diet for weight loss in obese adolescents

Sessions Content
Dietary Appointment: Week 0 Rationale of study; individualise food guide; discuss breakfast, lunch and snacks; set SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 1 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
Dietary Appointment: Week 2 Review session 1 goals; trouble shoot problems; discuss food guide for dinner; healthy take-a-ways and eating out; set new SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 4 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
Dietary Appointment: Week 6 Review session 2 goals; trouble shoot problems; label reading workshop; set new SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 8 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
Dietary Appointment: Week 10 Review session 3 goals; trouble shoot problems; sugar in drinks workshop; set new SMART goals
Dietary Appointment: Week 12 Review session 4 goals; trouble shoot problems; Energy balance & maintenance of healthy habits topic; set SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 14 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
*Dietary Appointment: Week 16 Review session 5 goals; trouble shoot problems; Special Occasions; set SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 18 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
*Dietary Appointment: Week 20 Review session 6 goals; trouble shoot problems; Smart Choices topic; Review of previous content; set SMART goals
Phone Call: Week 22 Check any questions from previous appointment; remind of goals and next appointment
Dietary Appointment: Week 24 Review session 7 goals; trouble shoot problems; review energy balance and maintenance topic; set long term SMART goals
  1. SMART = specific, measureable, achievable, realistic, timely
  2. * These may occur as phone reviews for families who cannot attend the hospital.