Web Based Personal Nutrition Management Tool

  • Selen Bozkurt
  • Neşe Zayim
  • Kemal Hakan Gülkesen
  • Mehmet Kemal Samur
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 0001)

Abstract

Internet is being used increasingly as a resource for accessing health-related information because of its several advantages. Therefore, Internet tailoring becomes quite preferable in health education and personal health management recently. Today, there are many web based health programs de-signed for individuals. Among these studies nutrition and weight management is popular because, obesity has become a heavy burden for populations worldwide. In this study, we designed a web based personal nutrition education and management tool, The Nutrition Web Portal, in order to enhance patients’ nutrition knowledge, and provide behavioral change against obesity. The present paper reports analysis, design and development processes of The Nutrition Web Portal.

Keywords

Nutrition web portal web based education nutrition education personal nutrition management 

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© Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Selen Bozkurt
    • 1
  • Neşe Zayim
    • 1
  • Kemal Hakan Gülkesen
    • 1
  • Mehmet Kemal Samur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biostatistics and Medical InformaticsAkdeniz University Faculty of MedicineAntalyaTurkey

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