acceptability of food

acceptability of food

the measure of whether an animal will consume enough of a food to meet its caloric needs.
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This finding confirms the limitation to the Household Food Security Survey Module to measure the acceptability of food.
633), this paper contends that the right to food demands more than the meeting of basic nutritional needs, particularly in relation to recognising the role of the body and the cultural/consumer acceptability of food.
These very qualities--its very everydayness--make the issue of cultural acceptability of food so fraught.
Sensory analysis, a multi-disciplinary science that uses human panelists and their senses of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing measures the sensory characteristics and acceptability of food products [10, 11]
Texture and mealiness varied significantly among the cultivars and contributed most to the overall quality and acceptability of food yam.
Long missions and stays on the International Space Station mean that variety and acceptability of food are important for astronauts.
Its evidence added: ``The Government should specify the acceptability of food and drink that may be brought into school''.
This symposium was arranged to honour the work of Dr Roland Harper who some four decades ago had spoken of the principles of psychology being involved in the acceptability of food.
Aroma compounds elicit emotional reactions that may play a role in determining the acceptability of foods and other consumer products.
He goes on to say that the theme of this volume can best be described as an up-to-date aggressive approach to the ecological aspects of food microbiology -- the essentials that are required for the assurance and assessment of microbiological safety, quality and acceptability of foods.