Food Skills: Definitions, influences and relationship with health

New research published by safefood offers insight into food skills on the island of Ireland. The research which looked at consumers’ skills around food found that knowledge of healthy eating on its own is not enough to improve dietary health. The report also revealed that lack of time, attitudes, cost, lack of skills and confidence have all been cited as barriers to cooking. In addition, food and cooking skills remain strongly gendered, with more than twice as many women responsible for cooking meals as men.

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Posted: 04/09/2014 09:34:20 by Laura Keaver


 

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