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Running head: FACTORS IMPACTING FOOD CHOICES1Factors Impacting Food ChoicesNameInstitutional Affiliation
FACTORS IMPACTING FOOD CHOICES2Factors Impacting Food ChoicesNutritionists suggest several factors that influence people's food choices. These factorsinclude appearance, aroma, flavor, taste and structure (Singer & Mason, 2006). All these factorswork together in influencing what people choose for their daily snacks and meals. However, thedecision about diet is not only based on taste and smell but also a complex web ofenvironmental, social, and economic factors (McNutt & McNutt, 2008). it is worth noting thatfood choices have consequences on health, and they should be made appropriately.Personally,three major factors influence my daily food choices. These factors include the mood, hunger, andsatiety, cost and accessibility.Mood is a psychological determinant of food choice (Mancino & Andrews, 2007). Itstrongly influences my daily food choices. Mood has tremendously impacted on my health

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