Essays about: "Media diets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Media diets.

  1. 1. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water Insoluble Fraction of Nopal (Opuntia ficus) Cladodes Beneficially Affects Postprandial Appetite-related Variables, while the Soluble Fraction Has No Effect: A Randomized Crossover Study in Healthy Volunteers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Phuong Dung Kieu; [2020]
    Keywords : Nopal cladodes; appetite variables; dietary fiber; hydrolysis index; obesity; applied nutrition; food chemistry; industriell näringslära; livsmedelskemi; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Introduction: The world has witnessed a global trend of increasing obesity, which is directly linked to non-communicable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes (T2D). The epidemic of obesity is largely associated with consumption of high calorie diets and low physical activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The buzzing future of food: Opportunities and barriers for Denmark to normalize insects as a sustainable meat alternative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Selja Snorradottir; [2019]
    Keywords : edible insects; meat alternative; integral theory; barriers; opportunities; sustainability science; Denmark; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Insects have been recommended by the FAO as a sustainable food alternative to meat. Despite their nutritional quality and sustainability, most Western countries still see insects as belonging far away from the dinner table. Although still a niche market, Denmark has been at the forefront of innovation and adoption of edible insects. READ MORE

  4. 4. How do we make make Swedish consumers adhere to a plant-based diet? : An exploratory study on how companies in the food industry can influence flexitarians in the transition towards a plant-based diet.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Karoline Røsand; Alice Moradian; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; food industry; plant-based diets; plant-based substitutes; flexitarian; meat substitute; dairy substitute; consumer behaviour and marketing;

    Abstract : The purpose of this qualitative research paper was to explore how companies who offer plant-based meat and dairy substitutes in the Swedish market, can influence flexitarians towards a more plant-based diet. This was based on the conflict between the need to substitute animal products with more plant-based alternatives and the current resistance among consumers to change from traditional eating patterns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hegemonic Masculinity, Food and Identity – Uncovering the Relationship between Dominant Discourses and Future Diets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jonas Bartke; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Diets; Hegemonic Masculinity; Veganism; Feminism; Social Media; Identity;

    Abstract : Food consumption plays an important role for future sustainable livelihoods and, in particular, the vegan diet is becoming increasingly popular among consumers of different societies. Understanding how people change their food habits is a major research quest and there is growing interest in the role of social media sites since these are important platforms for visual presentation online where individuals can influence others. READ MORE