Adolescents and nutrition information-seeking : the role of the Internet
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The purpose of this thesis is to examine the ways adolescents find and make sense of nutrition information, giving special attention to the role of the Internet in that process. Adolescents' behaviors and opinions relevant to finding nutrition information were investigated using Kuhlthau’s (1993) iterative model of information-seeking as a theoretical foundation. Since many skills are required to search, engage with, and use online information sources and information, the information-seeking process was investigated in relationship to an applied context of eHealth literacy (Norman & Skinner, ...