ERIC Number: EJ620394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Nutrition Lessons Improve Hispanic Teenage Girls' Knowledge.
Neyman, Michelle R.; Block, Gladys; Morris, Jennifer L.; Zidenberg-Cherr, Sheri
California Agriculture, v54 n6 p57-60 Nov-Dec 2000
Nutrition knowledge and dietary intake among 184 Hispanic teenage girls were assessed before and after a nutrition education intervention involving five weekly lessons. Intervention participants increased their nutrition knowledge by 50 percent and showed modest improvement in dietary behavior. Contains 16 references and data on subjects' dietary intake of selected nutrients. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Eating Habits, Females, Health Promotion, Hispanic Americans, Knowledge Level, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: California