Essays Tagged: "food choices"

Sugar Ants

re is still a plentiful amount of ants left over.METHOD: APPARATUS:1. Ant nest2. Different types of food3. Sunlight4. Temperature changes5. Stopwatch6. Small stones such as pebbles7. Peanut butter jar ... nges5. Stopwatch6. Small stones such as pebbles7. Peanut butter jarPROCEDURE:1st ExperimentFind the Food that Ants Favor1. Food is placed outside nest.2. Observe and time the amount of time that it ta ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Food Choices and the Obesity Epidemic - psychological approach to why people eat what they do, and what can be done about it. Includes Bibliography.

Society has significant problems with food choices today, enough that terms like "binge eating" and "fat-free" have become common vocabula ... ects an imperfect person (Nutrition Action Healthletter, July-Aug. 1998).Many factors influence our food choices. We are motivated by economics, physiological impulses, genetics, psychological notions ... balance the value we place on taste, nutrition, cost, convenience and weight control when selecting food (Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Oct 1998). Eating behavior that seems irrational ...

(4 pages) 295 2 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What to Eat and Why!

hat To Eat and Why!Do you think what you eat is considered healthy? Understanding the impact of our food choices is an important step along the path to reaching optimal health. One may be unaware of t ... ctor of your health now, and in the long run. Your body functions on the energy it derives from the foods you eat. Making positive choices in your diet every day promotes good nutrition, and good heal ...

(7 pages) 426 8 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Factors influencing older people's food choices

The older peoples' food choices may be influenced by a number of Physiological, Psychological, Social and Economic fact ... al, Social and Economic factors. Lets look at some of these factors and why they affect the elderly food choices.Physiological factors:People who choose food because of physiological factors are usual ... ally because of:Hunger, Appetite or Satiety: Hunger is your body's way of telling you that you need food. Appetite is the desire to eat, even when you're not hungry. Your senses, sight, smell and tast ...

(9 pages) 69 1 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Culture, Food and Hospitality

It is argued that food choice is culturally based. Discuss this statement and analyze and evaluate the role of 3 of th ... based. Discuss this statement and analyze and evaluate the role of 3 of the factors that influence food choices.Food is more than a collection of nutrients. Human beings all over the world share a co ... nts are met are hugely diverse. Vastly differing dietary patterns, utilizing thousands of different foodstuffs and combinations of foodstuffs are capable of achieving the same end-that of survival.The ...

(3 pages) 47 1 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Interview with pediartrician

em are working. Due to this, it becomes common practice to eat out and the main emphasis is on junk food.Children get into the habit of eating while on the go and snacking from an early age. They lack ... ion and other nutritional deficiencies.Maria: At what age should a child be allowed to make his own food choices and how should this transition be achieved?Dr. Samina: A child can be taught to take hi ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

McDonald's Marketing Plan: Phase III

e, what can be done to eliminate trans-fats from your diet, and last we will examine several common food choices and the nutritional value associated with them (U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2003 ... ritional value associated with them (U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2003).What is Trans Fat?The food and drug administration defines trans-fats as: "trans fat is made when manufacturers add hydrog ...

(7 pages) 363 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


My personal health goal is to eat healthier foods and consume less junk food. As a runner, I realize that this is very important for me if I wis ... ortant for me if I wish to achieve maximum results. In considering where to look for advice on good food choices, I decided that the best place to look would be in Runner's World Magazine. Sure enough ... min D. While it is true that if one attempts to follow this articles' suggestions on healthy food choices, they should receive the nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that they need for daily liv ...

(2 pages) 76 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay discusses the possible blame on the fast food industry for the obesity problem in America today.

Current Societal Problem: Fast Food and ObesityAmericans may be eating themselves to death. Obesity rates in America have grown fro ... rld Heath Organization says obesity has become a pandemic and many place the blame on the unhealthy food choices of fast food chains Americans consume everyday.Obesity CausesFast FoodThe convenience o ... ast-paced American lifestyle. Unfortunately, this has also led to unhealthy, high calorie, high fat food choices and in turn, helped to multiply the obesity problem in America and around the world. Al ...

(8 pages) 165 0 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Increasing Rate of Obesity in Australia (2007)

of overweight children has doubled in recent years. Causes of obesity in children include unhealthy food choices, lack of physical activity and family eating habits. Overweight and obesity in children ... ry active community? There are many logical explanations. People blame technology, inactivity, junk foods in school canteens and the cheap, high-calorie junk foods that teenagers eat, but nevertheless ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Increasing Consumption Effect of Restaurant Menus and Wait staff

over the world are spending more of their income on dining outside of the home everywhere from fast food establishments to upscale expensive restaurants, the food choices offered and their presentatio ... ment wants them to buy and can either increase profit or drive it down based on specific choices of food presentation. Often times the offered selection provides little to no nutritional value and hig ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Natural Parenting

st importance when in the womb. As the child goes from breast-feeding to the introduction of solid food, the natural parent is concerned with offering the healthiest food choices.      ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diabetes Cookbook Review

ook is mainly written for diabetes for a guide to diet and how to make changes to eating habits and food choices that can be managed in the long term. Also, in this book there are over 100 recipes.I d ... this book because I was interested in the subject of diabetes because I wanted to know what type of foods they eat and if their food will be easy to cook like our daily food. I was also interested of ...

(2 pages) 7 1 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Healthy Eating Starts with Children

Even though adults decide their food choices, food pattern consumption starts at an early age and improvement in the nations diet st ... the nations diet starts with children.How does one know if they are eating healthy or not? Choosing foods for a healthy diet does not mean giving up favorite foods. A diet rich in healthy foods is imp ... our nation’s dietary problems and this begins with our children.The USDA introduced the first Food Guide Pyramid in 1992 and until 2005 it had never been changed. When viewing the new Food Pyram ...

(4 pages) 61 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Benefits of Traveling

future. Also, when in a different part of the world, many geographical areas have their own unique food choices. This will give the voyager a chance to try some new cooking. In addition to these oppo ...

(1 pages) 16153 0 2.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Something Smells Fishy with Commercial Fishing

amage is does to seabeds. Peter Singer and Jim Mason explain in their book, The Way we Eat: Why our Food Choices Matter, that a quarter of fish caught by commercial fisherman around the world is bycat ... or people living along the great rivers of western Alaska, including the Yukon. Salmon are a staple food and in some cases a primary source of cash for dozens of villages from the mouth of the 2,000-m ...

(9 pages) 1428 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Erikson's Stage Theories

attachment bond may not be secure, and feeding may become an occasion for unproductive battles over food (Black, 2007).Erikson's second stage, Autonomy vs. shame and doubt, is a theory of psychosocial ... oping a greater sense of personal control. Other important events include gaining more control over food choices, toy preferences, and clothing selection (Wagner, 2005).Toddler hood is characterized b ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Healthy Eating Plan

always been hard for me, I always thought about eating healthy but I have not always made the right food choices. Since the week one healthy eating plan, there have been some big changes in my eating ... f my diet than before and my diet has increased in other important nutrients as well. In week one's food diary checkpoint, the fruit intake was one cup for each day, while in the second food diary ass ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness