Why we eat

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EXTERNAL INFLUENCES

Popular press

Magazines

Books

Print

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Economic Influences

•Food’s availability

•Demand

Environmental Influences

Climate issues

Land availability

Technological Influences

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Dietary Guidelines for Americansn

Hypertension

Osteoporosis

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Are revised every five years to reflect the most current scientific information.

Individual Influuences

Physiological Influences

Health

Wellness

Activity levels

Psychological influences

Always tired Emotion feeling sad

affecting, or arising in the mind related to the mental and emotional state of a person.

Personal Beliefs and Tastes

Personal beliefs are those impressionable sentiments that a person is conditioned with from the environment within which he/she was raised.

Culture and Customs

Traditions that are practiced yearly

Thanksgiving

Easter

Christmas

Situational Factors

Stages of the family life cycle

Family schedules

Weight Management

Balance calories consumed with calories used.


To regulate and maintain a healthy weight:

•Balance calories consumed with calories used.

Weight management is a long-term approach to a healthy lifestyle. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise to equate
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