Research & Practice

Healthy Food, As Told by TikTok: A Thematic Analysis of the Most Liked #healthyrecipes on TikTok

Thematic analysis revealed that the most popular TikTok creators of “healthy” recipes characterize healthy food as some combination of utilizing practical skills to maintain a home cooking routine, incorporating functional or plant-based ingredients, delivering on exciting sensory experiences, and providing permission to eat certain foods based on specific health parameters.

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Project Type(s): Master's Thesis

Author(s): Kaitlin Sandberg

Program(s): Master of Science, RDN Training

Year: 2022