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community
-share one or more characteristics
-share same location
-social system with identifiable subgroups, interdependent and interrelated
culture defines...
-what is edible
-how food is obtained, distributed, handled, prepared, consumed, stored, and disposed
-meaning of food and eating
-attitudes toward body size
-relationship between food and health
physiological factors that influence dietary practice
-how do biology, physiology, and pathophysiology influence nutrition?

-Maslow's hierarchy of needs
-physical conditions/abnormalities
-disease processes
social factors that influence dietary practice
how does society influence nutrition?
-prevailing ideas of health
-definition of beauty
-diet trends and fads
-social functions
-busy lifestyles
geographic factors that influence dietary practice
how does geography, climate, or environment influence what we eat?
-fertile land
-desert vs. tropical climate
-variety of plants and animals
-domestic vs. foreign
historical factors that influence dietary practice
what events in our history have influenced what we eat and how we eat? how do technological advances influence our dietary habits? -emigration/immigration
-acculturation
-assimilation
-war and famine
-fire
-refrigeration
-food preserviation
-stoves, ovens, microwaves
-nutritonal supplements
political factors that influence dietary practice
how do politics affect dietary habits? what political issues affect nutrition?
-nutrition guidelines
-food labeling
-legislation
-pesticides
-biologically engineered food
-irradiated food
economic factors that influence dietary practice
what economic factors influence nutrition?
-income/finances
-price of food
-welfare/food stamps/WIC
-access to food
-availability of certain foods/food items
cultural and ethnic factors that influence dietary practice
-what are the differences between the two concepts?
-what do certain cultural/ethnic groups eat and why?
-role of food in society
-food restrictions
-specific practices for preparing, consuming
-beliefs associated with food
religious factors that influence dietary patterns
how do religious beliefs influence diet?
-desirable foods
-prohibited foods
-special preparation
-food association
personal factors that influence dietary patterns
-what is unique to the individual person?
-what are his or her personal preferences and experiences?
-what are his or her eating habits?
The strongest influence on food habits is exerted by...
-religion
-nationality
-culture
-geographical region