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Editorial - (2021) Volume 5, Issue 7

Nutrition Education Program for Adolescents by Applying Social Cognitive Theory

*Corresponding Author:
Aruna Mathew
Department of Food Nutrition, ITM University, India
Tel:: 8531843185

Received Date: July 08, 2021; Accepted Date: July 17, 2021; Published Date: July 28, 2021

Citation: Mathew A (2021) Nutrition Education Program for Adolescents by Applying Social Cognitive Theory. Vol.5 No.7:67.

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The reason forthis examination wasto create an instructivemodel regarding sanitation and nourishment. Specifically, we expected to create educational materials, like centre and secondary school course readings, an instructor's manual, and school banners, by applying social psychological theory. To foster a food handling and sustenance training program, we took into account assorted components affecting a person's conduct, for example, personal, behavioural, and ecological variables, in light of social intellectual hypothesis. We also conducted a pilot investigation of the instructive materials focusing on centre school students (nZ26), secondary school understudies (nZ24), and dieticians (nZ13) regarding cognizance level, content, plan, and quality by utilizing the 5-point Like scale in May 2016. The food handling and nourishment training program covered six topics: (1) caffeine; (2) food added substances; (3) foodborne sickness; (4) sustenance and feast planning; (5) heftiness and dietary issues; and (6) sustenance marking. Each class activity was made to work on selfadequacy by laying out one's own objective and to increase poise by observing one's dietary admission. We additionally considered environmental factors by making school banners and hand outs to educate teachers and guardians. The general assessmentscore forthe course reading was 4.0 points among centre and secondary school understudies, and 4.5 focuses among dieticians. Thisstudy gives a valuable program model that could fill in as a guide to foster instructive materials for sustenance related subjects in the curriculum. This program model was made to build familiarity with nutrition problems and self-viability. This program likewise assisted with further developing sustenance man-agreement abilities and to advance a smart dieting climate in center and secondary school understudies.

South Korea has dealt with different dietary issues with its young people. As indicated by the 2013 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 33% of promotion olescents, matured 12-18 years, have skipped breakfast, and just around one out of four youths have used the nourishment realities name to make better food choice. The 10thKorea Youth Risk behaviour Web-based Survey uncovered that male understudies have a higher prevalence of heftiness than female understudies (male 14%vs. female 6%). On the other hand, female understudies have a higher pace ofself-perception contortion than guys(female36% versus male 22%). Furthermore, 45% of female students have endeavoured to shed pounds in the past 30 days, and a part of them utilized unfortunate weight control techniques, like fasting, taking purgatives or diuretics, and vomiting. Along these lines, we neednutritionmediationprogramfocusingonKoreanadolescents to forestall corpulence and support the promotion of a sound body image. There is a dire need to foster a sanitation education program focusing on teenagers in South Korea. One study uncovered that 6% of secondary school understudies consumed caffeine over the okay upper admission level based on one's own weight. A high admission of caffeine could lead to migraine, sleep deprivation, palpitations, and tremors. Additionally, the greater part the centre school students (62%) burned-through handled food once or more per day. The level of the overall food marking segment check was the least for food added substances contrasted and all other components (e.g., date of assembling, sell-by date, net content,spot of origin). Also, 33% of the patients with food-borne sickness were found at schools. Less than half of center and secondary school understudies washed their hands prior to eating at the schools. Because of the harmful impacts of a high caffeine consumption, a low level of awareness regarding food additives, and a low level of hand hygiene practice, we need to incorporate food handling education classes into the nourishment intercession program for adolescents. Middle-and secondary schools have confronted extraordinary challenges with respects to sustenance training because of the need of sufficient nourishment instruction programs in South Korea. The research uncovered that the greatest obstruction to nutrition training was an absence of instruction material and programs among centre and secondary school dieticians. Likewise, the greater part of the educators obtained sustenance training materials from the Internet. On the off chance that the dieticians utilized unsubstantiated substance from the Internet, the authority of dieticians would be weakened due to the spreading off base data. There is an urgent need to foster sanitation and nourishment education programs dependent on logical proof for healthy eating in adolescents. It is basic to foster a hypothesis based sustenance education program since speculations help us to understand and anticipate dietary practices. Social psychological theory has been usually used to clarify dietary practices in adolescents. Social psychological hypotheses express that behaviourist controlled by close to home, conduct, and environ-mental factors. As per social intellectual theory, the training project ought to incorporate multiple avenues, like psychological change, ability improvement, and ecological change. Notwithstanding the targeted beneficiary, instruct guardians, centre and secondary teachers, and companions to change the social environment. A viable nourishment training program needs school just as family support. We created a food wellbeing and sustenance instruction program for centre and secondary school understudies by applying social cognitive theory. The investigation intended to: (1) foster a textbook, teacher's manual, and instructing learning plan; and (2) develop school banners for supporting a sound eating environment in centre and secondary schools