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Nutr Food Sci Res 2021, 8(4): 1-3 Back to browse issues page
COVID-19 Pandemic and Needs to Invest in Improving Public Media Food and Nutrition Literacy
Ayoub Al Jawaldeh , Sareh Edalati , Nasrin Omidvar *
Department of Community Nutrition, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute and Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , omidvar.nasrin@gmail.com
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While world is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an infodemic of misinformation occurs that needs urgent attentions. This commentary underscores importance of media food and nutrition literacy (MFNL) and appropriate policies to improve MFNL and nutrition education as integral parts of the public health response to COVID-19 emergency as well as long-term investments during post COVID-19 era.
Keywords: food and nutrition literacy, COVID-19, media food and nutrition literacy
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Article type: Commentary | Subject: nutrition
Received: 2020/12/19 | Accepted: 2021/07/7 | Published: 2021/10/17


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