Nutrition Knowledge and Healthy Food Choices After Participating in Online Nutrition Education in Overweight Adolescents
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- online nutrition education, nutrition knowledge, healthy food choice, overweight adolescents
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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TY - CONF AU - Khairunnisa Nadya Risti AU - Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari AU - Suminah PY - 2021 DA - 2021/01/27 TI - Nutrition Knowledge and Healthy Food Choices After Participating in Online Nutrition Education in Overweight Adolescents BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 46 EP - 49 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.011 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.011 ID - Risti2021 ER -