Unformatted text preview: • Food choices do change o Nutirtion knowledge and food choices o Many people know far more about the components of a good diet than they put into practice o Nutrition, attitudes, beliefs, values “unconcerned” consumers- people who are unconcerned about he connection between diet and health “committed” consumers believe that a good diet plays a role in the prevention of illness • Successufl Changes in Food Chocies • Does diet affect behavior? o Does breakfast help you think better? Lessl ikely to be overweight, better at problem solving o Early exposure to acohol affects mental performance o Iron deficiency impairs learning o Overexposure to lead • Carbohydrates and Behavior o Carbohydrate intake mood and appetite: serotonin and tryptohan • The future of diet and behavior research...
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