J Sch Health 2021 Jun 22. Epub 2021 Jun 22.
Institute of Biology Education, University of Cologne, Herbert-Lewin-Str. 2, 50931, Cologne, Germany.
Background: Food literacy, a sub-area of health literacy, is achieving attention in schools, academia, research, health care, businesses, and governments worldwide. Against the current COVID-19 pandemic backdrop, the relevance of food literacy's interconnected attributes such as nutritional knowledge, food skills, and food environment is gaining traction. Enhancing health and food literacy in the K-12 school environment are important empowerment tools with the potential to reduce health inequalities as vulnerable people are at risk of limited health literacy. Read More