NUFS Midterm 1.docx - NUFSMIDTERM#1 Whatisthe Omnivores Paradox Humans must be flexible enough to eat a variety of items sufficient for physical growth

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NUFS MIDTERM #1 What is the Omnivore’s Paradox?Humans must be flexible enough to eat a variety of items sufficient for physical growth and maintenance, yet cautious enough not to randomly ingest foods that arephysiologically harmful and, possibly, fatal. This dilemma, the need to experiment combined with the need for conservatism, is known as the omnivore's paradox.What are some examples of how self identity/self- expression is associated with food?Food as identity, survival, status, pleasure, humanity, community, Examples of symbolic uses of food?Bread- Body of Christ, white bread showing upper class status CultureThe values, beliefs, attitudes & practices accepted by members of a group or communityEnculturationCulture passed from one generation to another EthnicityThe term for cultural membership, social identityEthnocentricis the act of judging another culture from the perspective of one's own. The other culture is viewed as inferior when compared to one's own.
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