Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020)

Nutrition Knowledge and Healthy Food Choices After Participating in Online Nutrition Education in Overweight Adolescents

Authors
Khairunnisa Nadya Risti, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari, Suminah
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Khairunnisa Nadya Risti
Available Online 27 January 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.011How to use a DOI?
Keywords
online nutrition education, nutrition knowledge, healthy food choice, overweight adolescents
Abstract

The prevalence of overweight in adolescents can occur due to unhealthy food choice behavior. Nutrition knowledge in adolescents is an important factor for shaping behavior in healthy food choices. Increased nutrition knowledge can be achieved by conducting nutrition education. This study aimed to analyze the effectiveness of nutrition education through whatsapp, lecture and online game on nutritional knowledge, healthy food choices before and after treatment. This study was a quasy experiment research with two group pretest-posttest design. Sampling in the study used purposive sampling technique and obtained 32 subjects in each treatment, so that the total subject was 64 students aged 15-17 yearsold. Nutrition knowledge and healthy food choice data were obtained from structured questionnaires that had been tested for validity and reliability. T test used in this study was the Mann Whitney U test. The results indicated that the number of adolescents with good knowledge after participating in nutrition education increased to 56.3% (whatsapp group) and 65.6% (lecture and online game group). While the number of adolescents with healthy food choice also increased to 62.5% (whatsapp group) and 65.6% (lecture and online game group) after participating in nutrition education. The results of Mann Whitney U test on knowledge indicated p-value = 0.015 and healthy food choice obtained p-value = 0.003. There was a difference between nutrition knowledge and healthy food choice among overweight adolescents participating in nutrition education through WhatsApp and lecture and online game.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020)
Series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
27 January 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-322-6
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.011How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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