Abstract

INTRODUCTION: This study was aimed explore the effectiveness of 2 months online-based nutrition education related to reduction of obesity and the risk factor of overweight in adulthood aged 17–25 years compared to the control group. The nutrition education was followed by 800 participants who consist of intervention and control group. The intervention group was given pre-test and post-test each module, on the other hand, control groups only had to join webinar nutrition education. MATERIALS AND METHOD: Eight hundred early adulthood participants coming from various regions in Indonesia were invited to join WhatsApp group to get intervention by modules and webinar in different topic about nutrition. This is a randomized control trial study by giving nutrition education modules to adults. This study targets adult aged 17–25 years using a quasi-experiment design with a pre-and post-test control group design. The study will be conducted online in eight urban areas (center) in Indonesia, namely: Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Jember, Medan, Bali, Samarinda, Kupang, and Palu City.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1475-1479
Number of pages5
JournalOpen Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • Health and well-being
  • Nutrition education
  • Online
  • Social media

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