What are some reasons you eat besides being hungry?? 2
2 How do we use food? S sss Nutrition to maintain the functions of the body. Enjoyment to satisfy the senses. Comfort soothes you. Entertainment Adventure new experiences. Is how we use food for/to… Wellness to affect one’s well being. To entertain us Family and social ties to bring us together 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
6 Personal Beliefs and Tastes Likes… o Why do you like foods that you choose? Dislikes… o Why do you dislike the foods you refuse? 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
7 Culture and Customs Racial, religious and social groups that practice similar traditions. o Dietary laws Muslims and Jews consider pork unclean. Fish is eaten during Lent. Traditions that are practiced yearly o Thanksgiving o Easter o Christmas 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
8 Situational Factors Stages of the family life cycle. Family schedules Peer group- peer pressure Entertainment Financial resources o Family budget Knowledge and skill s o Culinary skills o Convenience foods vs. fresh foods 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
10 Adventure Trying new foods Knowledge and skill s o Culinary skills o Convenience foods vs. fresh foods Situational Factors
Lets Review…. Food Choices include: o Nutrition o Wellness o Enjoyment o Family and social ties o Comfort o Entertainment o Adventure 9 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
Food influences affect food selection through: o Physiological factors o Psychological factors o Cultural factors o Situational factors 10 5.01C Individual Food Choices and Influences
5.01IExternal Influences 1 Come from OUTSIDE the individual or family.
5.01IExternal Influences 2 Media Print o Newspaper Radio Television Popular press o Magazines o Books Internet Advertising- brand labels 2
15 Did you know... School glue is used for milk in cereal commercials. Motor oil is used as maple syrup. Glycerin is misted on lettuce to give a fresh appearance. Varnish is put on hamburgers to give it a fresh grilled appearance. Shortening is often colored and scooped for ice cream. Cigarette smoke is blown through a straw to give the appearance of steam to vegetables. Blowtorches are used to melt butter on waffles and pancakes.
5.01IExternal Influences 3 Price Food’s availability Demand Can your family afford the food you need? Do you eat at home to save money? Is there food available in your country to eat? Do you worry that the food will run out? 3 Economic Influences
5.01IExternal Influences 4 Environmental Influences Ecological factors o Climate issues o Land availability o Are you able to grow your own food in your back yard? o Is there a community garden in your city? o Is there a drought or other weather-related issue that could prevent you from eating? 4
Technological Influences 5.01IExternal Influences 5 Food processing i.e. development of additives, preservatives, Vitamin fortified foods, Food preparation