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},
Eating takes place in a context of environmental stimuli known as ambience. Various external factors such as social and physical surroundings, including the presence of other people and sound, temperature, smell, color, time, and distraction affect food intake and food choice. Food variables such as the temperature, smell, and color of the food also influence food intake and choice differently. However, the influence of ambience on nutritional health is not fully understood. This review… CONTINUE READING