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We Are What They Ate: A History Of Food In South Carolina - 2007, South Carolina Institute Of Archaeology And Anthropology--University Of South Carolina Oct 2007

We Are What They Ate: A History Of Food In South Carolina - 2007, South Carolina Institute Of Archaeology And Anthropology--University Of South Carolina

Archaeology Month Posters

This poster was released in conjunction with South Carolina Archaeology Month, October 2007.


Government Information On Food, Nutrition, And Health, St. Mary's University, Texas Jan 2007

Government Information On Food, Nutrition, And Health, St. Mary's University, Texas

Health/Nutrition

Bibliography and photographs of a display of government documents from St. Mary's University, Texas.


Fatty Acid Intakes And Food Sources In A Population Of Older Australians, Victoria M. Flood, Karen L. Webb, Elena Rochtchina, Bridget P. Kelly, Paul Mitchell Jan 2007

Fatty Acid Intakes And Food Sources In A Population Of Older Australians, Victoria M. Flood, Karen L. Webb, Elena Rochtchina, Bridget P. Kelly, Paul Mitchell

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This population-based descriptive study documents fatty acid intakes in a population of older Australians. It will serve as a basis for investigations of associations between dietary fatty acid intakes and a number of eye diseases.


Television Food Advertising To Children: The Extent And Nature Of Exposure, Bridget P. Kelly, Ben J. Smith, Lesley King, Victoria M. Flood, Adrian Bauman Jan 2007

Television Food Advertising To Children: The Extent And Nature Of Exposure, Bridget P. Kelly, Ben J. Smith, Lesley King, Victoria M. Flood, Adrian Bauman

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Objective: To describe the pattern and prevalence of food and drink advertisements to children on commercial television in Sydney, Australia, and compare these with advertising regulations set out in the Children’s Television Standards and results from a similar study in 2002. Design: Data were collected by recording television from 06.00 hours until 23.00 hours on all three commercial channels from Sunday 14 May 2006 to Saturday 20 May 2006 (357 h). The study analysed advertisements in two children’s viewing periods, one as defined in the 2002 study and the other according to current standards. Food advertisements ...


The Effects Of Different Regulation Systems On Television Food Advertising To Children, Bridget P. Kelly, Lesley King, Adrian Bauman, Ben J. Smith, Victoria M. Flood Jan 2007

The Effects Of Different Regulation Systems On Television Food Advertising To Children, Bridget P. Kelly, Lesley King, Adrian Bauman, Ben J. Smith, Victoria M. Flood

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Objective: The aim of this study was to model children’s potential exposure to television food advertisements under different regulatory scenarios to demonstrate the policy implications of regulatory change in Australia. Methods: Television advertising data was collected from Sydney commercial television channels from 14-20 May 2006. Extrapolating from these data, the patterns of food advertising under four regulatory scenarios were examined, including arrangements restricting the content, volume and timing of advertisements. Results: Each scenario resulted in a reduction of total and non-core food advertisements. The scenario to restrict non-core food advertisements during the major viewing period (7:00-20:30) led ...


The Paradoxical Food Buying Behaviour Of Parents: Insights From The Uk And Australia, Gary I. Noble, Sandra C. Jones, Danielle Mcvie, Laura Mcdermott, Martine Stead Jan 2007

The Paradoxical Food Buying Behaviour Of Parents: Insights From The Uk And Australia, Gary I. Noble, Sandra C. Jones, Danielle Mcvie, Laura Mcdermott, Martine Stead

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

AbstractPurpose - This article aims to explore the apparent paradox between the nutritional knowledge ofparents of pre-school children and their actual food purchase and preparation behaviour.Design/methodology/approach - Two separate qualitative data collection exercises wereconducted, an exploratory focus group study in the UK and a projective technique study in Australia.Findings - The UK study found that, despite believing that vegetables were good for children'shealth, mothers also perceived that it was extremely difficult to encourage children to eat them. Theresults of Australian study suggest that the purchase of unhealthy "treats" or "bribes" is explainedthrough the concept of "expediency" whereas what ...


Talking About Food And Nutrition: Australian Women's Magazines, Danielle Mcvie, Heather Yeatman, Sandra C. Jones Jan 2007

Talking About Food And Nutrition: Australian Women's Magazines, Danielle Mcvie, Heather Yeatman, Sandra C. Jones

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the Cultivating Appetites for Knowledge International Food Conference, May 30 - Jun 3 2007, Victoria, Canada


Do Children's Food Preferences Align With Dietary Recommendations?, C G. Russell, Anthony Worsley Jan 2007

Do Children's Food Preferences Align With Dietary Recommendations?, C G. Russell, Anthony Worsley

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Objectives To examine how Australian children's reported everyday food preferences reflect dietary recommendations, and the impact of sociodemographic factors on these associations.

Design Cross-sectional survey.

Setting/subjects Three hundred and seventy-one parents of children aged 2–5 years, recruited from three socio-economic groups in two Australian cities, completed a survey on their child's liking for 176 foods and drinks on a 5-point Likert scale in addition to demographic descriptors. Preferences were compared with the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating.

Results Foods in the Extra Foods ...