Factors that influence our food choices - Coggle Diagram
Factors that influence our food choices
On the other hand, people tend to like sweetness
Majority of people tend to dislike bitterness
If people are hungry, they would increase the amount of food they're ordering, causing the company to get more financial gain
If a dish is unaesthetically pleasing, people may tend to refuse eating it, even though the taste might be acceptable
Low income (customers)
Have a greater tendency to consume unbalanced diets and in particular have low intakes of fruit and vegetables.
High income (customers)
If one food item is expensive, the company selling it would make it higher than the original buying price, making them have a larger profit.
Dependent on current resources such as transport and geographical location.
Parents may not have the skills to create a dish from scratch, so start buying takeaway or ready-to-eat meals for the children
Parents may simply haven't got the time for cooking dishes for their children, resorting them, again, to buy takeaway or ready-to-eat meals for their children
In different cultures there are different food intake laws. For example, Muslims dislike and refuse to eat pork, because it is deemed holy in the Quran.
Family could put pressure on children to have a good and balanced diet, eliminating the options for junk food and sugars.
Same as family pressure, peer pressure could also affect the food choices one consumes.
Meal patterns can also affect one's eating choices. For example, they only eat vegetables and fruits, therefore shutting down the options for buying meat.
Some may feel guilty about eating sugary desserts and drinks, like cakes, pies and soda