Insights in Nutrition and Metabolism

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Abstract - Insights in Nutrition and Metabolism (2020) Volume 0, Issue 0

Differences inexperimental and control condition in health practices and knowledge due to intervention in Limpopo Province

The present study explores the differences in experimental and control condition in health practices and knowledge due to intervention. A sample of 324 students from seven rural primary schools in Dikgale village participated in the study. A questionnaire was used to collect data. The results of the current study revealed that students in the experiment condition reflected more health related knowledge (F(1.315)=115.72; p<0.001) due to intervention. However, these students showed a low level of good practices (F(1.315)=0.20; p>887)towards healthy food after the intervention. The results suggest that even if there can be changes in knowledge due to intervention, healthy practices may be difficult to change. Further interventions should be in place in communities like Dikgale because kn

Author(s): Shapule Modjadji

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