Effect of ambience on food intake and food choice.

  title={Effect of ambience on food intake and food choice.},
  author={Nanette Stroebele and John M. de Castro},
  volume={20 9},
Contextual and Individual Variables as Predictors of Energy-Dense Meals in Food Choices
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Food choice and intake: the human factor.
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    The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
  • 1999
The range of items typically chosen and consumed within a given population is largely determined by interaction of the external environmental context with guiding sets of implicit and explicit social and psychobiological 'rules'.
Taste preferences and food intake.
Sensory responses to the taste, smell, and texture of foods help determine food preferences and eating habits. However, sensory responses alone do not predict food consumption. The view that a "sweet
on ‘ Functionality of nutrients and behaviour ’ Food choice and intake : the human factor
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Family and friends produce greater social facilitation of food intake than other companions.
It is suggested that the presence of other people at a meal increases intake by extending the time spent at the meal, probably as a result of social interaction, and that family and friends have an even larger effect, probably by producing relaxation and a consequent disinhibition of restraint on intake.