Improving Food Choices of Elementary School Children Using Nutriscie-Card Game

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Ronald O. Ocampo
Rema Bascos-Ocampo

Abstract

Filipino children are put at risk with the increasing intake of junk foods which often resulted in health problems such as obesity, malnutrition, gastro -intestinal and urinary related illnesses such as constipation, stomach ulcers, urinary tract infection, kidney stone, and others, This Study was conducted to develop and validate a nutri- scie card game intended to foster awareness on healthy foods consumption among school children. The researcher made use of the Research and Development model by Borg and Gall with the following phases: identification of learning competencies; development of nutria scie card game; and validation of the nutri-scie card game by subject experts and experts in instructional materials development. Result of the validation revealed that Nutri-Scie Card game is highly valid. A significant improvement was noted in most food choices of the pupil respondents.

Keywords:
Nutrition, nutriscie card game, card game, food choices, elementary school children.

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How to Cite
Ocampo, R. O., & Bascos-Ocampo, R. (2021). Improving Food Choices of Elementary School Children Using Nutriscie-Card Game. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 15(1), 16-22. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2021/v15i130366
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Original Research Article

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