Influences of Food Choices
Physical needs: foods needed for survival, hunger, health status, energy level
Hunger: Popcorn, Olive oil, Sourdough Bread, PB, Avocado
Health Status: builds and repairs tissues, physical health-your body
Energy level: energy for muscle movement
Social Settings: mealtime, lunches, movies, other events
Lunches: Sandwiches,chips,fruit,dessert, dairy, and water
Movies: Popcorn, soda, candy, slurpee
Other Events: Sleepovers,snacks,birthdays, parties, dances
Psychological needs: Good/bad moods, emotions & feelings, body image
an angry or irritable state of mind.
Emotions&Feelings: are both the emotional state.
Body Image: It does not matter what the body image look like as long as they are kind.
Society & Culture: ethnic traditions, religious beliefs, family traditions, holidays
Religious Beliefs: Certain food customs determine what &how people eat.
Family Traditions: Christmas, Easter,thanksgiving, birthdays
Holidays:Holiday celebrations abound with food traditions
Personal Food Preference: taste, smell, color, associations with food, favorite foods
Smell: Not spicy or funky
Color:Not a weird color I don't see every day
Associations with Food: If I don't know what it is I make a face and i don't eat it.
Favorite Foods: Wings,pizza,grapes,noodles, orange chicken,honey seared chicken, popcorn,etc.
Food Availability: choices, seasons, distribution
Seasons: Football season/fall