Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 97 Issue 1


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Food choice: how to assess attitudes of pre‐adolescent children

Suzanne Owen, Pam Schickler, Jill Davies

It is well known that the foundations for food choice are laid down in childhood. Poor dietary habits learned in childhood may persist into adult life. The dietary awareness of…


Healthy eating for children under two years ‐ just what is appropriate?

Claire E.A. Seaman

Nutrition is one of the critical factors which influence health, growth and development among small children, but which also affects the health of those children when they become…


The Family Food Challenge ‐ a fresh approach to oral health promotion

Sarah Bronwen Cramer

The Family Food Challenge is a teaching pack for secondary schools. Pioneered as a result of concern in Hampshire about the eating habits of British teenagers, one of nine schools…


School food ‐ turning the tide

Samantha Church

Notes the damaging effects of legal changes relating to the provision of school meals. Also points out that the National Curriculum has limited the time devoted to the development…


Using drama as a nutrition education tool in schools

Linda Parker

Reports on the use of peer education in the form of drama, as a nutrition education medium in secondary schools. Describes the process of devising a forum theatre show ‐ “The Food…


What is actually happening in agro‐food biotechnology?

Kemal Ahson

Describes and assesses the results of a recent survey of research and development managers on the prospects for commercialization in agro‐food biotechnology. Arrives at two…


Dietary phytoestrogens: disease prevention versus potential hazards

Helen Wiseman

Dietary phytoestrogens are currently being extensively investigated because of the possibility that they may protect against disease. Soya isoflavones, in particular, are…


Statistics for food science IV: two‐sample tests

John A. Bower

Describes statistical methods applied to two‐sample significance tests. Discusses independent, related and paired samples, Wilcoxon, sign, Mann‐Whitney U and t‐tests and…

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