Nutrition literacy, the ability to obtain, understand, and use nutrition information to make healthful food choices, is an important component of disease prevention.
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Miller, LMS. Nutrition Label Literacy: The Intersection of Health Literacy and Food Label Reading-Research Findings and Implications for Educators. AADE In Practice. 2016 July; 4(4), 38-42.
Miller LMS, Gibson TN, Applegate EA, de Dios J. Mechanisms underlying comprehension of health information in adulthood: the roles of prior knowledge and working memory capacity. J Health Psychol. 2011 Jul;16(5):794-806. PubMed PMID: 21346017.
Miller LMS, Gibson TN, Applegate EA. Predictors of nutrition information comprehension in adulthood. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Jul;80(1):107-12. PubMed PMID: 19854605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2891853.