ORIGINAL ARTICLEThe Effect of Nutrition Training on Knowledge of Students at University of Medical SciencesMousavi Baigi, Seyede Fatemeh MSc; Moradi, Fatemeh BSc; Vasseifard, Fatemeh BSc; Mohammad Abadi, Fahimeh MSc; Mazaheri Habibi, Mohammad Reza PhD Author Information Department of Medical Records and Health Information Technology, School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (Ms Mousavi Baigi); Department of Health Information Technology, Varastegan Institute for Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (Mss Mousavi Baigi, Moradi, and Vasseifard, Mr Mohammad Abadi, and Dr Mazaheri Habibi); and Students Research Committee, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (Mr Mohammad Abadi). Correspondence: Mohammad Reza Mazaheri Habibi, PhD, Department of Health Information Technology, Varastegan Institute for Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran ([email protected]). The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal's Web site (http://topicsinclinicalnutrition.com). Topics in Clinical Nutrition: July/September 2022 - Volume 37 - Issue 3 - p 236-241 doi: 10.1097/TIN.0000000000000290 Buy SDC Metrics Abstract Studies have shown that training is effective in the prevention of obesity and overweight. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of nutrition training on improving the nutritional knowledge of students. This study was conducted with a before-after study design on 35 students in 2019. A questionnaire was used to collect the required data and participants utilized a mobile application (app) to increase their nutrition knowledge. Implementation of this app had a positive effect on increasing all 3 types of nutritional knowledge. The results showed that the use of the app improved nutritional knowledge of the study population. © 2022 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.