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close this bookResearch Methods in Nutritional Anthropology (United Nations University, 1989, 201 p.)
close this folder1. Methods for determinants of food intake
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentOverview of factors in human food selection
View the documentEconomic and ecological factors affecting food choice
View the documentSensory characteristics affecting food selection
View the documentPerception of physiological effects and food classification
View the documentCultural symbolic dimension
View the documentThe socio-cultural construction of diets
View the documentSummary and conclusions
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View the documentAppendix 1. Obesity and cultural weight valuations (A variation on the method suggested by Massara, 1980)
View the documentAppendix 2. Dietary decision-making: formal models and ethnographic Qualifications
View the documentAppendix 3. Bitter or astringent taste standards
View the documentAppendix 4. A field test for estimating sweetness preferences to improve estimates of sucrose intakes in individuals
View the documentAppendix 5. Methods for describing staple food classifications
View the documentAppendix 6. Symbolic, folkloric, and medicinal factors
View the documentAppendix 7. Gender factors