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What are the four factors that influence attitudes to eating?
Mood, cultural factors, social learning (family) and health concerns
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What did Connor (2000) find in his study of food choice attiudes and eating behaviour?
A moderate to strong correlation between the two factors
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Our intention to do eat something is determined by what 3 factors according to Ajzen?
Attitude, subjective norms and perceived behavioural control
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What is the Health Belief Model?
Aims to predict the likelihood that a person will carry out a health behaviour. It is based on the understanding that aperson will take a health-related action if they hold two key beliefs (Belief in personal health threat and belief in effectiveness
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Factors that affect belief in personal health threats?
Perceived susceptibility and perceived severity
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Factors that affect Belief in effectiveness of a health behaviour?
Perceived benefits and perceived barriers
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What is a health concern?
Health concerns involve the desire to eat nutritious food to keep a healthy, balanced diet.
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How does education of health concerns affect eating behaviour?
Education plays a role as higher-level education is associated with increased health awareness and health-based behaviour
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What other factors can affect health concerns and eating behaviours?
Available income, accessibility to healthy foods, social influences
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De Almeida et al found that health information given from a source perceived as non-trustworthy is not acted on. True or False?
True
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What did Xie et al find?
Children from higher income families ate more healthily than those from lower-income families.
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What did Mcfarlane and Pliner find?
Only people who consider nutrition to be important have preferences for healthy foods suggesting that individual differences have an effect on eating behaviours.
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Think of a positive and negative evaluation of health concerns
:) Has had positive implications such as positive role models being used to illustrate nutrition
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