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Table 1 Time line and specific content of the 'Live More' program

From: 'Live more': Study protocol for a community-based lifestyle education program addressing non-communicable diseases in low-literacy areas of the South Pacific

Week Session
0 Baseline biometric measurement, completion of lifestyle questionnaire and demographics
1 1. ‘The Rise and Rise of Chronic Disease’.
2. ‘Lifestyle is the Best Medicine’.
3. ‘The Common Denominator of Chronic Disease’.
2 4. ‘The Optimal Lifestyle’.
5. ‘Eat More, Weigh Less’.
6. ‘Fiber, Your New Best Friend’.
3 7. ‘Disarming Diabetes’.
8. ‘The Heart of the Matter – Heart Health’.
9. ‘Controlling blood pressure and discovering protein’.
4 10. ‘Bone Health Essentials’.
11. ‘Cancer Prevention’.
12. ‘How to grow a family garden. What to grow and when?’
5 30-day biometric measurement, completion of lifestyle questionnaire and feedback. Discussion on understanding results and taking action (with health professional), followed by ‘Circle’ feast/celebration (meal preparation using ‘Live More’ principles learned in earlier sessions).
6 13. ‘Become what you believe and your DNA is not your destiny’.
7 14. ‘Practicing forgiveness’.
8 15. ‘Re-engineering your environment’.
9 16. ‘Stress-relieving strategies’.
10 17. ‘Fix how you feel’.
11 18. ‘From Surviving to Thriving’
12 3-month biometric measurement, completion of lifestyle questionnaire and feedback.
24 3-month biometric measurement, completion of lifestyle questionnaire and feedback.