Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ISSN:2582-1423)

Short CommunicationVolume 5 Issue 6

An Overview of Nutrition Informatics: A Public Health Perspective

Derangula Lokesh*

Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, School of Public Health, Mysore, India

*Corresponding Author: Derangula Lokesh, Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, School of Public Health, Mysore, India.

Received: April 29, 2021; Published: May 18, 2021

Citation: Derangula Lokesh. “An Overview of Nutrition Informatics: A Public Health Perspective”. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.6 (2021): 16-17.

Introduction

  Nutrition informatics is the fusion of nutrition, information, and technology. Public health professionals work in an immensely "information-rich" world. As many paper-based tools transition to the technology, there are more efficient ways to collect, display and study data from such tools as food/nutrition analysis tables, electronic health records (EHRs), and smartphone applications. Nutrition informatics allows public health professionals to more effectively use their knowledge and skills through the support of technology in many ways [1].

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