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How economic factors influence the nutrient content of diets

How economic factors influence the nutrient content of diets

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food consumption -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Nutrition -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Cost and standard of living -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKuo S. Huang.
    SeriesAn Economic Research Service report, Technical bulletin -- no. 1864., Economic Research Service report, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1864.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17834362M
    OCLC/WorldCa39246999


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2 How Economic Factors Influence the Nutrient Content of Diets Problem For the past several decades, Federal nutrition education efforts in the United States have issued several Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help them make healthful food choices.

Get this from a library. How economic factors influence the nutrient content of diets. [Kuo S Huang; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. Abstract. Economic factors such as food prices and consumer income affect food choices with consequences for the availability of nutrients.

A model is developed to estimate how the availability of 28 nutrients would change as consumers alter their food purchases in. How Economic Factors Influence the Nutrient Content of Diets: An Application of Animal Products Demand in Tunisia January Agricultural Economics Review 5(2) Most of the literature on Tunisian food demand measures the influence of traditional variables such as income and prices, or some socio-demographic variables.

However, nowadays other important factors determine the consumer's final choice, among which are: the nutritious quality, the nutrient content of food and the increasing concern about : Boubaker Dhehibi and How economic factors influence the nutrient content of diets book Laajimi. Information on economic and cultural factors influencing diet and nutrition were obtained through nine household interviews and extensive informal conversation with community members.

The dietary analysis showed deficiencies of vitamins A, E, C, B12, potassium, zinc, iron, calcium, niacin, and : Kala Jauquet. Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications establishes the core criteria for consideration as new policies and regulations are developed, including application-based principles that ensure practical, effective implementation of policy.

From the economic contribution of nutrition on quality of life, to the costs of malnutrition on society from both an individual and governmental. Low income earners generally have an unbalanced diet and a low intake of fruits and vegetables, while high income earners result in a more balanced diet with healthy eating choices and new food options available.

Individual's with low income can be forced to resist experimenting with. Cost is one of the most important factors when we select food.

It is particularly important for low­income families, students and the elderly; it is not uncommon for these groups to spend 33 per cent of their total income on food. A rationale exists for developing the field of nutrition economics which could offer a better understanding of both nutrition, in the context of having a significant influence on health outcomes, and economics, in order to estimate the absolute and relative monetary impact of health by: There are a host of factors that influence the nutritional needs and nutrition intake of children.

These factors can be categorized as being both biological and nonbiological. Biological factors include age, gender, growth, disease states, and genetic makeup. Among the nonbiological factors, socio-economic status is the most by: 1. Promotion of healthy diets cannot be only through individual choices and supportive psychosocial factors; a supportive context is also key, particularly economic access.

10–12 Various economic factors influence diet, including food prices and money available to purchase food. 6 12–17 Economic uncertainty might affect older people's food Cited by: The Economic Research Service (ERS) has recently been conducting studies using data on individuals to explore the influence of nutrition knowledge, attitudes, awareness of diet/health links, income, education, and personal and household characteristics on diet quality and nutrient by: nomic factors are also determinants of nutritional status.

Economics and nutritional status interplay and both even-tually influence human well-being whether directly or indirectly. In a world whose resources are changing, and in many ways more limited, there are new challenges for nutrition scientists.

The policy implications of nutrition science. Socio-Cultural and Economic Factors Affecting Food Consumption Patterns in the Arab Countries Abdulrahman O. Musaiger, DrPHSc, MPHSc, FRSH Journal of the Royal Society of Health 2, Cited by: Political influence on food availability can have cultural consequences on the food choices of a nation.

Government food policies have large impacts on the cost of foods, can change the way in which food is acquired and may have potential influences on f.

Judging by the number of studies published on social influence on eating in the last two years, it is thriving research area.

A picture is emerging of how norms of appropriate intake influence our own eating and the factors that moderate these processes (see Figure 1).Evidence is accumulating that social influences on eating are powerful and pervasive and that the social context of eating may Cited by:   Taste and convenience affect food choices, as do economic constraints.

Consumers with limited resources may select energy-dense diets high in refined grains, added sugars and fats as an effective way to save by: Knowledge of food choices and preferences as well as the factors that influence eating habits of international students from various ethnic groups is necessary in order to provide effective nutrition education and care to an increasingly diverse population (Brittin & Obeidat, ; Verbik & File Size: KB.

Background While income and prices are key drivers of dietary choices, how their influence varies by food category, nation, and demographics is not well established.

Based on intake data for countries and 11 food categories, we examined how income and food prices relate to food intake globally, including by world region, age, and sex. Methods We used intake data from the Cited by: 7. The term eating habits (or food habits) refers to why and how people eat, which foods they eat, and with whom they eat, as well as the ways people obtain, store, use, and discard dual, social, cultural, religious, economic, environmental, and political factors all influence people's eating habits.

Cooking food improves digestion and increases the absorption of many nutrients (1, 2).For example, the protein in cooked eggs is % more digestible than. The factors that influence food choices go much beyond our food preferences.

Allergies can heavily influence which foods we choose to eat for survival by limiting available options at mealtime. At an even broader level, socio-economic factors and the quality of food that is available to people significantly impact food choices.

Diet choice is a complex area because there are a number of factors that affect the population’s and an individual’s choice of food. These have been divided into 6 key determinants: Humans need energy and nutrients in order to survive (see ‘Principles of nutrition’).

factors affect nutrition outcomes, varies from setting to setting. economic cost of obesity and associated diet-related non-communicable diseases is estimated at $2 trillion per year, about % of global GDP the nutrient content of food through heavy processingFile Size: 3MB.

The good news is that many of the factors that affect an older person’s nutrition don’t have to impact health and longevity. Decreased Taste Older adults have fewer taste buds than younger people, according to Medline Plus, a service of the U.S.

National Library of. Several factors can directly or indirectly affect the nutritional quality of crops. Among these are soil factors, such as pH, available nutrients, texture, organic matter content and soil-water relationships; weather and climatic factors, including temperature, rainfall and light intensity; the crop and cultivar; postharvest handling and storage; and fertilizer applications and cultural by:   Food costs may influence your diet and health.

Do we need to pay more to eat healthy food. Frontier Voice of Nutrition Remarks (Decem ). Nalin Siriwardhana, Ph.D., interviewed Dr. Anju Aggarwal, Ph.D., a pioneer scientist with training in nutritional epidemiology.

ERS research in this topic area focuses on the economic, social, spatial, temporal, and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of rural residents. Child Nutrition Programs. ERS conducts research on USDA's child nutrition programs and their role in children's food security, diets.

As an older adult, your nutrition is affected by many factors. Even though it becomes increasingly important to get more calcium, fiber, protein and other nutrients, it can be more difficult to do so.

Nutrition in older adults is affected by a variety of medical, psychological, social and lifestyle factors. Objectives This study aimed to examine the most important demographic and socioeconomic factors associated with diet quality, evaluated in terms of compliance with national dietary recommendations, selection of healthy and unhealthy food choices, energy density and food variety.

We hypothesised that different demographic and socioeconomic factors may show disparate associations with diet Cited by: Psychological factors relate to the mind and the emotions.

They are difficult to describe, and differ from person to person depending on their lifestyle and upbringing. Some psychological factors such as beliefs, habits, values and past experiences with food have a constant influence on the foods selected, while choices made as a result of.

The effects of bad nutrition can manifest as overweight, obesity, malnourishment -- which is a stable weight below normal -- and malnutrition, which refers to excess and undernourishment. Bad nutrition affects rich and poor countries alike.

However, its severity is directly related to the causes of the problem, which include personal choice. Internal factors -- also known as hereditary factors or acquired elements -- include smoking and personal diet or eating habits.

External factors pertain to the direct outer environment, the geographical location and micro-organisms that could affect an individual's health. Factors That Influence Food Habits And Culture Words | 4 Pages.

Factors that Influence Food Habits and Culture Food not only acts as a necessity of life, but it also provides a way for people to bond and display their culture.

People’s food habits act as a way for them to identify themselves. This working report first examines behavioral and social influences on food choice and then reviews exist- ing research as to how social, environmental, behavioral, and individual influences affect compliance with dietary change, especially changes in dietary fat.

Finally, it identi- fies gaps in knowledge and outlines recommendations for research. Nutrition economics - Characterising the economic and health impact of nutrition Article (PDF Available) in The British journal of nutrition (1) January with Reads. list the major characteristics of the North American diet and the food habits that often need improvement.

describe how various factors affect our food habits: body physiological processes, meal size and composition, early experiences, ethnic customs, health concerns, advertising, social class, and economics.

Size: KB. A good reduced fat, nutrient rich diet can reduce weight drastically. Along with a trim waistline, you also reduce risks of diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea.

With high-fat diets, you run the danger of constricted or low flow blood vessels in the body. Improving nutrient intake can boost the effectiveness of oxygen retention in the.

Economic factors comprise the information that influences the value of an investment or business. When you are calculating the present and anticipated future value of an investment portfolio or a business, the economic factors are what you bear in mind.

Factors that Drive Food Choices. Along with these influences, a number of other factors affect the dietary choices individuals make, including: Taste, texture, and appearance.

Individuals have a wide range of tastes which influence their food choices, leading some to .The need to pay more attention to economic factors in patterns of food intake also has been noted in general nutrition surveys.

Omawale () concluded from a survey done in the Philippines that malnutrition among pre-school children generally was correlated with the ratio of household income to the cost of calories in the diet.Shortage of resources and the environmental problems of intensive agriculture form the economic and ecological background of searching for more nutrient efficient plants.

Breeding for nutritional efficiency, however, is still hampered by the lack of reliable screening by: