Promoting children's health: Toward a consensus statement on food literacy.

  title={Promoting children's health: Toward a consensus statement on food literacy.},
  author={Emily Truman and Kim D. Raine and Kelly J Mrklas and Rachel J L Prowse and Rebecca Carruthers Den Hoed and Kay Watson-Jarvis and Jewel Loewen and Megan Gorham and Carolin Ricciardi and Sheila Tyminski and Charlene Elliott},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={108 2},
  • Emily Truman, K. Raine, C. Elliott
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique
This consensus statement reflects the views of a diverse group of stakeholders convened to explore the concept of "food literacy" as it relates to children's health. Evidence-based conceptions of food literacy are needed in light of the term's popularity in health promotion and educational interventions designed to increase food skills and knowledge that contribute to overall health. Informed by a comprehensive scoping review that identified seven main themes of food literacy, meeting… 
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