AWARENESS OF HOUSEHOLD FOOD LITERACY AND SECURITY FOR HEALTHY LIVING AMONG NCE HOME ECONOMICS STUDENTS.
Keywords:Household, Literacy, Food, Security, Healthy Living
This study was carried out to investigate the awareness of household food literacy and security for healthy living in College of Education Minna Niger State, Nigeria. The study adopted survey research design in which two research questions guided the study. The population of the study consists of all NCE 1, 11 and 111 students of Home Economics Department (2017/2018) academic session. They are forty-seven (47) in number as the total population used for the study. The instrument used for data collection was self–designed questionnaire which was subjected to validation by experts. Findings of the study revealed that Home Economics students in the College are literate about foods. Similarly, they are aware of food security. Based on these findings, it was recommended among others that Home Economics department should liaise with the host community to lunch a community-based food literacy and security programs in order to put the Home Economics students to task by increasing awareness to the general public.