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International Journal of Neutrosophic Science
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Evaluation of Nutritional Education Strategies in Schools in Ecuador Using Neutrosophic TOPSIS

Authors Names :   Dr. Miguel Ramos Argilagos   1 *     Dr. Alex Valencia Herrera   2     Dr. Walter Vayas Valdiviezo   3  

1  Affiliation :  Regional Autonomous University of the Andes (UNIANDES), Ambato, Ecuador

    Email :  ua.miguelramos@uniandes.edu.ec


2  Affiliation :  Regional Autonomous University of the Andes (UNIANDES), Ambato, Ecuador

    Email :  ua.alexvalencia@uniandes.edu.ec


3  Affiliation :  Regional Autonomous University of the Andes (UNIANDES), Ambato, Ecuador

    Email :  ua.alexvalencia@uniandes.edu.ec



Doi   :   https://doi.org/10.54216/IJNS.1803018

Received: February 18, 2022 Accepted: May 03, 2022

Abstract :

The need to guarantee a healthy diet and lifestyle in the country's educational centers has become an urgent need if the future of Ecuadorian society is to be improved. In this framework, educational institutions can play a fundamental role in understanding that optimal nutrition is essential for the health, well-being, and cognitive and social development of the younger population and the economic growth of communities and the well-being of future generations. This study proposes a breakdown of various strategies to promote healthy nutritional habits in educational centers throughout the country and evaluates the proposed alternatives to assign an order of priorities based on certain criteria. For this, the TOPSIS method is used in its neutrosophic version so that the vagueness and indeterminacies of the real world can be handled. The results obtained show that, of the five proposed alternatives, it is preferred to implement, firstly, the creation of a school environment for the promotion of healthy diets through the creation of orchards as a pedagogical tool, and secondly, in order of preference, conducting awareness programs on the importance of producing and consuming chemical-free products through educational fairs, communication campaigns, and other school activities.

Keywords :

nutritional health; strategies; neutrosophic TOPSIS , ;schools

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Cite this Article as :
Dr. Miguel Ramos Argilagos , Dr. Alex Valencia Herrera , Dr. Walter Vayas Valdiviezo, Evaluation of Nutritional Education Strategies in Schools in Ecuador Using Neutrosophic TOPSIS, International Journal of Neutrosophic Science, Vol. 18 , No. 3 , (2022) : 208-217 (Doi   :  https://doi.org/10.54216/IJNS.1803018)