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Physis: Revista de Saúde Coletiva

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Abstract

RANGEL-S, Maria Ligia; LAMEGO, Gabriela  and  GOMES, Andrea Lizabeth Costa. Healthy Nutrition: access to information via navigation maps on the internet. Physis [online]. 2012, vol.22, n.3, pp. 919-939. ISSN 0103-7331.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-73312012000300005.

We present and discuss the results of a survey that aimed of develop an information and communication technology in the web in order to promote healthy nutrition, by facilitating access to information on the internet. We sought through interviews, knowing the concepts and identifying demands and needs for information and knowledge on the subject, among NGO's working with health. Besides, mapping information and knowledge about the healthy eating on the web at national sites. From the results, concept maps were prepared, placed in dialogue, mediated by researchers with the knowledge of experts. The paper also describes the methodology used to build navigation maps oriented by concept maps and discusses the challenges of management and access to health information and knowledge on the internet. We highlight the potential to shift the model of supply information for the shared construction of knowledge mediated by information and communication technologies.

Keywords : healthy nutrition; internet and health; communication technology.

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