Nutrition and Lifestyle

Food choice, and eating behavior form the concept of dietary behavior

Eva Kiesswetter; Cornel C. Sieber

2020

Scholarcy highlights

  • Food choice, and eating behavior form the concept of dietary behavior
  • Within this concept nutrition is used as an umbrella term for aspects that describe what is being consumed, such as food, beverage, energy, macro- and micronutrient intake, as well as dietary and meal patterns
  • Dietary patterns define specific combinations of foods and beverages eaten on regular basis including a specific content of nutrients
  • Meal patterns refer to frequency, time, and content of daily meals and the related energy and nutrient intake
  • Lifestyle can be defined as personal and social behavior patterns that are typical for an individual or a group and comprise among others consumption behavior, domestic practices, leisure and work-related activities, and social interactions that are linked to values, attitudes, and sociodemographics
  • In aging research lifestyle behaviors such as

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