Editorial: Food literacy of adolescents as a predictor of their healthy eating and dietary quality

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Abstract

Food literacy has newly emerged to connect food-related knowledge and skills to healthy diets. The promotion of it is important to protect adolescents as they eat too many low-nutrient, high-energy foods. Although the components of food literacy have been derived from studies on young people, a reliable and valid measurement tool to assess food literacy and promotion strategies with all components of food literacy has yet to be developed. Copyright © 2017 Chung LMY.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere117
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Behavior
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Citation

Chung, L. M. Y. (2017, June). Editorial: Food literacy of adolescents as a predictor of their healthy eating and dietary quality. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, 5(3). Retrieved November 28, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2375-4494.1000e117

Keywords

  • Health literacy
  • Nutrition
  • Psychometric characteristics

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