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Overweight and obesity are the major health risk factors of the world population. Obesity is getting energy intake more than energy output per day for a long period. Producing instructional media for counting food energy and nutrients may be the guideline for controlling the energy intake of food per day for obese prevention. This research studied in 30 University students with overweight (Body mass index: BMI; 22.9 - 24.9 kg/m2). This study was divided into 3 periods; the first period was the surveillance of popular food near Burapha University; the second was creating the food instructional media; the third period was intervention by food instructional education. The participants were tested the nutritional knowledge before, after intervention and one week follow up after intervention. The evaluation of instructional satisfaction was collected only after intervention. The results were shown that the nutritional knowledge of participants after intervention and follow up one week were significantly higher than before intervention (p <0.05). There was the high score average of satisfaction for the instruction. In conclusion, the instructional media, to educate the control of dietary energy for youth with overweight, improved nutritional knowledge after intervention and one week of follow-up.
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