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Unformatted text preview: Micronutrients: minerals-Sensory sensitivity , hot cold, rough, smooth, tough, chewy. cultural/religious factors Enculturation Intellectual eating and choices Cultures and food, cultures use food to communicate, happy, sad, party funeral. Climates can affect what cultures eat. cool climates drink more alcohol, help getting hot, eat more hot foods. warm temp, eat fresh foods. Preferences are based on: taste, memories, emotions, color, taste, excitement. Fear is it going to kill you? fear to eat things because of allergies . Taboos affected by the history, religion, culture. Food with side effects Escolar, careful with amount served. Wild mushrooms Hen of the woods Oyster and chocolate Durian fruit...
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- Spring '11