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on ‘ Functionality of nutrients and behaviour ’ Food choice and intake : the human factor

@inproceedings{Mela1999onF,
  title={on ‘ Functionality of nutrients and behaviour ’ Food choice and intake : the human factor},
  author={David J. Mela},
  year={1999}
}
Human perceptions and selection of food are derived from the prevailing and momentary food, agro-economic and cultural environment, cognitive and biological characteristics of individuals, and the real and perceived intrinsic and extrinsic attributes of foods themselves. 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… 

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