Presentation on theme: "WHY WE EAT Wellness. Wellness is a lifestyle. Making choices everyday that will keep your body, mind and relationships healthy."— Presentation transcript:
WHY WE EAT Wellness
Wellness is a lifestyle. Making choices everyday that will keep your body, mind and relationships healthy.
Wellness: Answer the following questions. I eat regular, balanced meals every day. I drink plenty of water every day and when exercising. I get between 8 and 9 hours of sleep each night. I exercise at least 30 minutes 3 or more times a week.
Wellness: Answer the following questions. I wear my seatbelt and use protective gear when playing sports. I do not use tobacco, alcohol or other drugs. I ask for help when I need it. I get along with others. I can manage stress.
WHY WE EAT Influences on Food Choices
Physical Needs Nutritients– Chemicals from food that your body uses to carry out its functions Wellness Food is a big part of maintaining wellness. I’m Hungry!
Psychological Needs Security- feeling free of harm and want Comfort food (love and reward) Sense of belonging- Feeling of being accepted by others Enjoyment Feeling of pleasure
Social Needs Culture- shared customs and beliefs geography Family-main influence based on cultural background Family traditions Friends- social experiences Media-major influence on whole country TV, internet, celebrities, advertisements, news etc.
Available Resources Technology and the Food Supply Money Knowledge How were the eating habits of the 1950s compared to today?
Personal Influences Lifestyle-typical way of life Values and Priorities Choices depend on personal values Emotions Certain foods help people feel better
Identifying Food Choices INFLUENCEDEFINITIONEXAMPLES Nutrition and Wellness Security Sense of Belonging Enjoyment Culture Family Friends Media Resources Technology Lifestyle Values Emotions
FOOD AND CULTURE
Understanding Culture Geography- particular region Heritage/Ethnic Group Religion-common faith and beliefs Blending Cultures
Food Customs Unique Foods o Foods particular to certain areas Dietary Laws- religious beliefs dictate diet Cultural Etiquette- local customs Special Occasions
Food and Culture INFLUENCEEXAMPLES Unique Foods Dietary Laws Cultural Etiquette Special Occasions
Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07
United States: The Revis family of North Carolina Food expenditure for one week $341.98
Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11
Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
Egypt : The Ahmed family of Cairo Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
Ecuador : The Ayme family of Tingo Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
Bhutan : The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03
Chad : The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
What kind of food would you serve at the following events? Black and Gold Super bowl party Baby’s 1 st birthday party Golden anniversary celebration How do these foods meet the physical requirements of these occasions? How about the psychological needs?