What We Eat

Katelyn McGee

External Influences

  • Media
-Promoting food companies

-Print

-Newspapers

-Radio

-TV

-Internet

  • Economics
-Prices of foods

-Demand

  • Environmental
-Climate

-Growing season

  • Technology
-You have steamable vegetable bags, technology made it to where we don't have to dirty up anything

-Creating a can of something to make it be able to stay good for a long time

Individual INfluences

  • Physiological
-Nutritional

-Age

-Wellness

-Active

  • Psychological
-Stress

-Emotions

-Appatite

  • Personal
-Tatse

-Look

-Texture

-Price

  • Culture & Customs
-Relegious

-Dietary Laws

-Catholics

-Social Groups

  • Traditions
-Thanksgiving

-Easter

-Christmas

-Birthdays

Healthy Food Choices

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
-Provides information for reducing ricks, nutrition, and fitness

-Encourage Americans

-Recommendations

  • Weight Management
-Maintain healthy weight

-Loose Weight

  • Physical Activity Needs
-Regular physical activity

-Reduce sedentary activities

  • "My Plate" COMPARED "Food Pyramid"
"My Pyramid"

-Focusses more on grain

-How many servings a day

-Shows fats & oils

"My Plate"

-Focusses more on fruits and vegetables

-Nothing about fats & oils

-Nutrients

  • Specific Populations
Overweight Children
-Grow into their bodies

-Maintain growth & development

Pregnant Women

-Correct weight gain

Breastfeeding Women

-Moderate weight loss

Overweight adults & Children w/ Chronic Diseases

-Consult health care provider manage health conditions