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In order to evaluate the current effectiveness of nutrition and food safety education on the Taekwondo college
students in China, this study analysed the difference of food knowledge, attitudes and practices among the Chinese
taekwondo college students on the basis of local fraction algorithm to examine who had or had not received food nutrition
and safety education, in order to examine the necessarily of the provision of food nutrition and safety education in the college.
Two groups of students were formed with 150 samples in one group respectively. One group of students, named
FNSE group, had received food nutrition and safety education, while the other, named non-FNSE group, did not. The differences
in the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding food of two groups of student were compared using the data
collected by questionnaires. The results revealed that students in FNSE group had greater knowledge than students in the
other one with a significant difference (P =0.013<0.05). Regarding food attitude, food nutrition and safety education did
not cause any difference between the two groups. FNSE group performed better than the non-FNSE group on the nutritional
and dietary practice. Since food nutrition and safety education can improve taekwondo college students' food
knowledge and influence their dietary behavior, this study empirically supports the implementation of food nutrition and
safety education in colleges, and suggests that the education should be tailored for taekwondo college students.