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Teacher's Guide & Activity
List and discuss several possible connections between food and mood－either some you have heard about or some that are mentioned in the article. Does your personal experience suggest that some of these associations may be true? Does any solid scientific evidence support them?
What does a healthy diet mean to you? How can you choose foods that promote good health but are still fun and taste good? Create
What tastes good in one culture is rejected in another. Insects, dried seaweed, and the saliva of sparrows are delicacies to some. Sound gross? Where do you think honey comes from?
How might food and eating be different 100 years from now? What foods might be popular? Will people have changed the way they eat? Think creatively, but be ready to defend your predictions with logic.
How might future scientific discoveries affect our knowledge of food and emotion? How might people use such knowledge, either today or in the future?
In what ways do plant breeders and food scientists genetically alter foods? Are some methods safer than others, in your opinion?
What benefits are expected?
Why do some people worry about “designer foods”? Do you think their fears are justified?