Health and background
Describe how Describe how your culture may impact what you eat, when you eat , culture, and possibly religion impact a person’s health.
What is the role of culture and how does it differ from the role of the media and advertisement?
How do nutrition and what we eat impact our health within the family unit?
Health and Medicine
John Macionis describes three reasons sociologists study health. Please list those, and then use an example from your own life or community to expand on those reasons.
Describe how your culture may impact what you eat, when you eat certain items, and whether your family would support your changing some of those habits in order to be “healthier.” What challenges may you run into with your family, if any?
What does healthy mean to you?
Describe how the media may help or hinder Americans who value health or exercise by using a TV show to explain your views.