MFFH-201 – Food habits

Course lecturer :

Naglaa Mohamed esmail

Course assistant :

AL . Fatam Ismail

Course objectives :

1- – Describe the Food sources. & the benefits of healthy eating and active living 2- – Identify taste perception. 3- Classify the healthy food habits. 4- Detect the determinants of food choices 5- Explain the role of detecting the food habits

Course description :

This course is focuses on the historical and cultural bases of the prevailing food habits, the factors determining the nature and depth of food habits and how it could affect the dietary paten and consequently the nutritional status. Examples of food habits prevailing in different societies among population from different regions will be presented. The possibility and difficulty in changing food habits will be discussed

Course assessment :

Assessment form % Assignment 3 % Research and interactive learning 7 % Midterm 15 % Written 75 %

Recommended text books :

1-Changing Diets, Changing Minds: how food affects mental well being and behavior by Courtney Van de Weyer -Winter 2013

Recommended refrences :

1- Food, Physiology and learned behavior- Boaks R.A., D.A. Popplewel land M.J.Burton (2012) J.Wiley. 2- Eating Habits in the Community. El Masri, K (2013). Jordan University 3-Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long. Published October 6th 2009 by HarperBusiness