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The Cooking Healthy and Physical Activity Project (CHAPA) was part of the Healthy Active Australia's Community and School Grants Program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
CHAPA was a community-based group program managed by Healthy Living NT for people with heart disease and/or type 2 diabetes in the greater Darwin region. The program was provided by a team of health professionals consisting of a nurse educator, dietitian, exercise physiologist and psychologist.
CHAPA was a ten week program which consists of two sessions per week, and included sessions on goal setting, physical activity, cooking healthy food and nutrition education. The project delivered four programs over a 12 month period in 2008 and 2009.
Abstract adapted from Healthy Living NT
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