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Geography
Course
GGR107H1
Professor
Charles Z Levkoe
Semester
Summer

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12-06-16 3:02 PM Unit 4: Consuming Food Chapter 8: What is nutrition? What Drives our Food Choices? Throughout the day we make choices about food consumption 8.1.1 Taste and enjoyment Taste is important when considering food choices We have more than 10,000 taste buds Our enjoyment of certain salty or sweet foods changes as we grow up Sweet foods are enjoyed when we are children or infants Our taste is also genetically linked Texture of foods is also important 8.1.2 Culture and Environment Enjoying food is not a physiological sensation Factors such as culture and environment play a role in our food choices A culture’s cuisine is based on where we live Food that are available and assessable are more likely to be consumed 8.1.3 Social and Trends Eating is a way to bond with others Ex. Social interactions such as Thanksgiving Food choices are often influenced by trends such as home cooks n the 1950s brought bags of frozen vegetables 8.1.4 Weight concerns, body image and health benefits Individuals may chose foods due
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