The Effect Of Playing The Online Game Of Isi Piringku On Knowledge And Fiber Intake In Overweight Adolescents

Lidia Wati, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari, Sapja Anantanyu


Objective: Overweight in adolescents is one of the major challenges for health workers and society, which is caused by their excessive intake of food, but lack of fiber intake and lack of nutrition knowledge. To deal with it is increasing their knowledge as a preventive action by extending nutrition education

Materials and Methods: This research used quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test with control design. Its samples consisted of 70 teenagers in Surakarta City. Subjects were screened by using google form first, and then adolescents who had the z-score of > 1 SD were sampled

Results and Discussion: The results of statistical tests after nutrition education in the treatment group and the control group showed a difference in nutrition knowledge (p = 0.000). The statistical tests showed that there was a significant effect after nutrition education on knowledge in both groups (the p-value = 0.000). Meanwhile, the statistical results on fiber intake showed no difference and effect as indicated by the p-value of > 0.05 Conclusion: Playing isi piringku (the contents of my plate) had an effect on the knowledge in overweight adolescents, but it did not on fiber intake in overweight adolescents

International Journal of Human and Health Sciences Vol. 05 No. 04 October’21 Page: 459-462


Isi piringku, knowledge, fiber intake

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