Barriers to Food Literacy: A Conceptual Model to Explore Factors Inhibiting Proficiency.

  title={Barriers to Food Literacy: A Conceptual Model to Explore Factors Inhibiting Proficiency.},
  author={Emily Truman and Charlene Elliott},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  volume={51 1},

Effectiveness of an Adult Food Literacy Program

FSA is effective in improving food literacy and dietary behaviours and the results add to the evidence base as to how effective these programs can be and for whom they should be targeted for future success.

FOODLIT-PRO: Food Literacy Domains, Influential Factors and Determinants—A Qualitative Study

This study provides new and useful information concerning food literacy definition and development, by identifying its domains, factors of influence, and potential determinants and paves the way for new measurements and interventions within this field.

Increasing Food Literacy Among College Students

The aim of this pilot study was to determine the impact on food literacy among college students when enrolled in an undergraduate food literacy course. Students enrolled in Food Literacy between

Measuring Food Literacy: Progressing the Development of an International Food Literacy Survey Using a Content Validity Study

This study provides a valuable basis upon which to progress the development of a measure of food literacy and varied in the ease with which existing validated items could be found and the number of items achieving consensus.

Identifying Participants Who Would Benefit the Most from an Adult Food-literacy Program

Those with the lowest composite food-literacy tertile score were more likely to have lower self-rated cooking skills, a negative attitude to the cost of healthy foods, lower intakes of fruits and vegetables and a higher frequency of consuming takeaway food and sugary drinks.

A Conceptual Model Map on Health and Nutrition Behavior (CMMHB/NB)

The Conceptual Model Map (CMM) presented here is intended to show the connections between different theories and constructs in the field of health and nutrition behavior (including literacy models,

Development of a tool for food literacy assessment for young adults: Findings from a Korean validation study.

  • Yeseul NaM. Cho
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2020
A validated food literacy assessment tool for young Korean adults was developed and indicated that the validated tool met the acceptable indices of basic psychometric standards, and internal consistency was satisfactory for all subscales.

A qualitative study exploring the dietary gatekeeper's food literacy and barriers to healthy eating in the home environment.

The current findings highlight the dietary gatekeeper's food literacy as an interrelated concept and show how it is operationalised to successfully manage barriers to healthy eating experienced in the home environment.

Food Literacy while Shopping: Motivating Informed Food Purchasing Behaviour with a Situated Gameful App

Findings from the three-week field study revealed that PBGA was effective for improving players' nutrition knowledge and motivation for healthier food choices and reducing their impulse purchases, highlighting that nutrition apps should promote planning and shopping based on balance, variety, and moderation.

A Scoping Review of the Validity, Reliability and Conceptual Alignment of Food Literacy Measures for Adults

This review is to identify tools that explicitly measure food literacy in adults and summarise their psychometric properties, and critique tool items against the four domains and 11 components of food literacy, as conceptualised by Vidgen and Gallegos.



The Nuances of Health Literacy, Nutrition Literacy, and Food Literacy.

  • S. Velardo
  • Medicine, Education
    Journal of nutrition education and behavior
  • 2015

Challenges to acquiring and utilizing food literacy: Perceptions of young Canadian adults

Investigating the food experiences of young adults and the concept of food literacy from their perceptions will add to the existing body of literature by strengthening theoretical foundations and developing practical recommendations moving forward.

Food literacy : what is it and does it influence what we eat?

The research provides a common language and conceptualisation of food literacy which is being used by governments, policy-makers and practitioners to guide investment and practice.

Food Literacy Partners Program: A Strategy To Increase Community Food Literacy

The Food Literacy Partners Program was developed to train health professionals and community volunteers and to provide culturally appropriate food, nutrition, and physical activity education to

Identifying attributes of food literacy: a scoping review

The lack of evaluated tools inhibits the ability to assess and monitor food literacy; tailor, target and evaluate programmes; identify gaps in programming; engage in advocacy; and allocate resources.

Food or Nutrition Literacy?: What Concept Should Guide Home Economics Education

With the rise of health problems like obesity and Type 2 diabetes, the typical response by government bodies is to suggest people are suffering from nutrition illiteracy and therefore there is a need

A Pilot Study: The Use of a Survey to Assess the Food Knowledge of Nutrition Students at Various Levels of Nutrition Education

Results from this study suggested that mean scores of students in 200 and 400 level nutrition courses were significantly higher than those in 100 level nutrition course, and further research could expand the survey’s scope, depth and consistency of information.

Advancing Youth Education on Food and Food Systems to Increase Food Literacy

The contemporary industrial food system has purposefully distanced eaters from food’s origins. This has created a lack of knowledge not only about where food comes from, but also about the food

Food Literacy: Definition and Framework for Action.

A definition of food literacy is proposed that includes the positive relationship built through social, cultural, and environmental experiences with food enabling people to make decisions that support health, and a framework is offered that situates food literacy at the intersection between community food security and food skills.