Health and Human Development - Factors that affect food selection:
Improved forms of transport have reduced the time it takes for fresh
products to be available in the markets. Air freight and refrigerated
transport vehicles have enabled an increased range of products to be
available in both wholesale and retail markets. Foods from around the world
can now be purchased in the local shopping centres. Our changing
multicultural population has created the demand for this, but it also means
that we are not restricted in our food choice by seasons.
Lack of transport can influence food choices of elderly people who do not
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