What Influences Your Dietary Choices?

Check out this super cool SENCER project from Mercer students.

How do we choose what to eat? You’ve probably heard that you need to eat a balanced diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but what exactly does that entail? Americans are bombarded with many food choices every day, from mainstream fast food restaurants, to endless aisles of food in grocery stores, to infomercials hawking the next weight loss program. It’s no surprise that there is confusion about what exactly is “healthy.” Though we have access to nutritional food labels and other health information, what should the average American be looking for when it comes to food?

Source: What Influences Your Dietary Choices? | KQED Education | KQED


About Dr. J. Metzker

I believe in the power of a liberal education to transform individuals and society. I am currently the Executive Director of the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Formerly, I led a community engagement initiative and held a full professorship in chemistry at a public liberal arts university. I am a proud product of The Evergreen State College.
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