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Changing lifestyle is responsible for that
What is going on?
If you are rich, your lifestyle is not the same as the one who is poor. Food choices afforded to you have a correlation with how much you can afford to buy. A person might have different preferences in any case. If your lifestyle is in the business of keeping fit, your food choices will differ.
Factors that affect food choices lifestyle; these include 1. Hunger and Food cravings - some adolescents when they are hungry, they need something fast and something that would fill them up for awhile. however,if they were craving a particular food, then they would go in search of that food, even if they weren't necessarily hungry. 2. Time consideration; the amount of time some adolescents and single working parents have less time to spend on preparing or eating a particular food influences their choice of food. some wanting to sleep longer in the morning instead of taking the time to prepare or eat breakfast, some not wanting to wait in along lunch line. eating at fast-food restaurants because the food is served quickly, and choosing foods that can be prepared quickly when they are doing the cooking.
Appeal of food; this includes taste ,familiarity with food, appearance, smell, how the is prepared or served, temperature of food, whether or not the foods "go together," and variety. Some people have a lifestyle that dictates the institutional or restaurant foods.
with busy lifestyles of individuals, even if they are committed to making food ,they choose to do the easiest ones which usually are not as healthy as food that takes more time to prepare
How can life style influence food selection?
Availability...income,food prices and convenience...advertising and media...societal and traditional aspects...beliefs and personal values....taste.
What is term life style
food choice and intake is based on convenience not quality with regards to constituents and function.
Health and Human Development - Factors that affect food selection:
Work patterns, leisure opportunities, and mobility all impact on food
choice and intake. Your lifestyle has an important impact on the resources
available to you. For most people, time determines largely what they eat.
Where both parents are engaged in the workforce, there is little time for
food preparation. Lack of time for meal preparation was one of the problems
of the 1990s and will continue to have an impact on food intake in the
future. As a result of this there has been enormous growth in cheaper fast
food restaurants, more home delivery meal services, a much greater variety
of ready prepared foods and meals available in the supermarkets with some
supermarkets specialising in home meal replacement. Many supermarkets are
now open 24 hours to enable busy people to shop.
Busy families often eat at family restaurants as a leisure activity. Food
has become more of a focus for social activities than the physiological
role it played a few decades ago.
Many supermarkets are now open 24 hours a day to cater for people with
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