Search for dissertations about: "Food preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words Food preferences.

  1. 1. Mass Transport in Apple Tissue: Effects of Tissue Structure and Osmotic Processing Conditions

    University dissertation from Nikolaos E. Mavroudis, Unilever Research at Colworth, Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK441LQ, UK

    Author : Nikolaos Mavroudis; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Food and drink technology; Livsmedelsteknik; drying; porosity; shrinkage; cell vitality; apple structure; apple; osmotic processing; mass transport; mass transport mechanisms;

    Abstract : Osmotic processing can be a very useful processing step in today’s food industry enabling the production of high quality natural food ingredients out of plant tissues. The maintenance of high product quality is quite product specific with regard to quality attributes. These attributes include fresh/like appearance, taste, texture and composition. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Food Preference to Craving Behavioural Traits and Molecular Mechanisms

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Alsiö; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obesity; Reward; Food preferences; Dietary fats; Dietary carbohydrates; Anxiety; Dopamine; Craving; Operant self-administration; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Farmakologi; Farmakologi; Pharmacology;

    Abstract : Preference for palatable and energy-dense foods may be a risk factor for body weight gain and has both genetic and environmental components. Once obesity develops in an individual, weight loss is difficult to achieve. READ MORE

  3. 3. "We're made of meat, so why should we eat vegetables?" food discourses in the school subject home and consumer studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ingela Bohm; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical food literacy; discourse analysis; food sociology; health education; home economics; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background: Food has many different functions. On a physical level, it is needed to survive and to maintain health, but it also has many social, psychological, and emotional meanings. For example, food is used to build relationships, to mark hierarchies, to celebrate holidays, and to influence mood and self-image. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trade, Competition and Productivity

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Fredrik Wilhelmsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade; productivity; exports; food industry; market power; developing countries; trade preferences; CEEC; EU; Europe Agreements; Handel;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers on trade, competition and productivity with particular emphasis on the effects of various aspects of the deepening and widening of the European Union. The first paper Trade Creation, Diversion and Displacement of the EU Enlargement Process provides an assessment of the effects of the EU enlargement process on trade. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linking functional traits and cultural ecosystem services in urban areas through human preferences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Julie Goodness; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Functional traits; ecosystem services; cultural ecosystem services; urban; cities; human perception; preferences; ecosystem management; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Urban areas are now the daily lived experience for the majority of the world’s people, and it is therefore important to explore what kind of ecological communities and corresponding ecosystem functions and services are being generated in these environments. Urban areas are shaped by a variety of factors, but arguably one of the most influential is that of people, in terms of how their preferences and active selective choices for biota play out in the landscape. READ MORE