food customs and habits - when, what, and how much people eat
most important - your body is on "empty" when you wake up
provides energy and nutrients to carry you through the rest of your days activities
focuses on a main dish, a grain product, vegetables, beverage and sometimes desert
not always a bad habit - during teen years can help with rapid body growth
some people prefer eating five or more small meals throughout the day instead of three large meals
you sit at a table and a server takes your order at this type of restaurant
cafeterias, buffets, food bars
limited range of foods, usually high in fat, sugar and sodium
large stores that sell food and other items
prices are lower, limited variety of items
low-cost option, members, mutually owned and operated by a group of people.
more expensive, sell foods seldom found elsewhere
limited to specific items such as meat, baked goods, ethnic foods, etc.
open early, close late, do not carry full line of groceries. more expensive
greengrocers - specialize in fruits and vegetables
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