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In Jose’s case his individual perception met this criterion and was one of his reasons of following a healthy lifestyle. As mentioned before, Jose has a strong family history of diabetes, hypertension and heart attacks which he knew was linkedboth by genetics and environmental factors. He plans to continue involving fitness and physical activity in his daily routine as well as a family. Jose states he doesn’t think he could ever become a vegetarian but states that he would like to decrease his red meat intake and increase hispoultry consumption due to his family history of heart attacks. He and Lilly do not eat McDonalds but will occasionally buy happy meals for their children but he states they are becoming more and more worried about the preservatives certain fast food restaurants are using. He also mentioned the organic food trend that is becoming more popular and states that if these products are not too over-priced, he will tend to purchase these items. Lilly meal preps with Joseso any changes to his diet will most likely be included in her meals as well.ConclusionJose and Lilly seem to have a strong family foundation built on mutual respect and trust. Thelove for their children is the driving force of many of the decisions they make in and outside theirhome. As mentioned at the beginning of this assignment, each family structure is quite different from one another with each having their own unique foundation of principles and values which Jose and Lilly seem to have done a great job creating and instilling in their household environment. I had a very pleasant time interviewing Jose. He and his family gave great insight
A FAMILY ANALYSIS10and detail of what a modern traditional nuclear family looks like and were a great example of a family whose core values were based off the security, trust and affection of its family members. ReferencesFriedman, M., Bowden, V., & Jones E. (2003). Family nursing research, theory, and practice.Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson Education, Inc.