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Week 5 Notes ANTH 3541
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Date Created: 09/20/15
91515 Anthropology of Eating Week 5 Guest Speakers 0 Dr Alison Berg Nutrition Education 0 O O O 0 Worked in Athens Regional Medical Center Dietetics Internship WIC Clinical Nutritionist Helps womenyoung mothers With nutrition School Nutrition Area Supervisor Extension Nutritionalist takes research done and applies to local area Nutrition Education is Key 0 One piece of puzzle 0 Obesity and diabetes are diseases 0 In uenced by modifiable behaviors O 0 Nutrition Physical Activity 0 Ultimately both are about choice 0 Obesity Guidelines 0 Recommendations Medical Nutrition Therapy 0 O For all people With type 1 amp 2 diabetes as part of treatment plan Should receive individualized MNT Education v Intervention 0 The Look AHEAD Trial 0 Multicentered randomized control trial 0 Compared effects of 0 Intensive Lifestyle Intervention Dietary and exercise counseling individual and group 0 General diabetes support education General information on diet physical activity social support 0 Outcomes Weight diabetes control blood pressure etc Comprehensive Lifestyle Program with consistent helpsupport much more effective than one time education intervention Barriers of low literacy and low numeracy in making healthier food choices 0 Role for food scienceindustry to address these issues Dr Angela Ricon 0 Background of food quality and safety research and regulations 0 Obesity needs interdisciplinary approach 0 Obesity is multicausal 0 Technology taking away physical work can also be problem 0 Consumers have more power if they re more educated about their choices 0 Don t mind changing diet as long as it s equal quality and price 0 Different to make choices with low sodium low fat sugar free logos 0 Responsibility on food industry to provide healthier option with clearer label 0 Hard to make price equal 0 Portion control Hard to find small portions 0 The academy and government play major part in what food gets produced 0 More school lunch options 0 Initiatives are in place but slow 0 Science is key to creating and promoting health progress 0 Fresh isn t always better 91715 Food Health Gender and Body Image 0 Last names beginning with AM your TA is Jacob Weger iowegerugaedu G33 Baldwin Hall Office Hours on Tuesday Thursday at 330 430 pm 0 Last names beginning with NZ your TA is Jessie Dyer iessiedver25 ugaedu G40 Baldwin Hall Office Hours on Monday Friday at 130 230 pm BMI 0 Below 185 o 185 249 o 250 299 0 300 BMI Critiques Underweight Normal Overweight Obese o Problematic because of weight in bones weight of muscle vs fat etc Today 0 Define sex and gender 0 Examine 2 cases of gender and body image and how they relate to food and health Sex and Gender 0 Sex Biological categories of male and female 0 Also intersex individuals 0 Gender Socially and culturally created roles Barbie and Body Image 0 You can t not have a relationship with Barbie 0 Barbie is a girl s best friend growing up 0 Anthropometry Science of the size weight and proportions of humans 0 Barbie doesn t re ect average body size in America 0 Would be clinically anorexic 0 Provides an image of selfcontrol for women 0 Direct contrast to maternal ideal o Represents idea that women should limit food intake 0 Heroin chic 0 Making an unhealthy body size look curvier to give impression of healthiness Fitness and Food 0 Obsession over body control in men through weight lifting and body sculpting 0 Strong bodies as metaphor for power control and masculinity 0 Nutrition about protein and supplements engineered to create muscle mass 0 Grilling only acceptably masculine form of cooking 0 Various Men s Health websites have few references to making food for the enjoyment of it or to whole foods Women limit food intake men only eat nutrition food protein powders shakes and other isolated nutrient foods
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