Defining food literacy and its components

  title={Defining food literacy and its components},
  author={Helen A Vidgen and Danielle Gallegos},
Food literacy has emerged as a term to describe the everyday practicalities associated with healthy eating. The term is increasingly used in policy, practice, research and by the public; however, there is no shared understanding of its meaning. The purpose of this research was to develop a definition of food literacy which was informed by the identification of its components. This was considered from two perspectives: that of food experts which aimed to reflect the intention of existing policy… CONTINUE READING

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