Another described the traditional utensils used by her mother and grandmother. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U. The butcher knew her and he would give her the best meat, soft and with the least grease. A systematic review of the relationship between acculturation and diet among Latinos in the United States: implications for future research. When describing a memorable and ideal dinner, participants emphasized importance of people, of meals being family oriented. A final pattern that emerged was that women living in the U. Content analysis was used to analyse and understand cultural and contextual sources for food-PPP among Hispanic mothers.
Sadie. Age: 20.
Return to traditional values?
Patricia. Age: 28.
THE USE OF FAMILY RITUALS IN EATING BEHAVIORS IN HISPANIC MOTHERS
A new direction in food research has initiated a focus on the importance of aesthetics in eating, involving not only taste, but the other senses. They also recognized that they were not teaching their children the rituals they had known in Mexico although in several cases attempts were made to do so. As rituals slow down eating and lower the point of satiation, 39 they may lead to lower consumption and thus decreased risk for modern eating disorders such as binge eating 38 and stress induced eating.