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Indigenous food

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Examples of Australian native animal foods (meats) include kangaroo, emu and crocodile. In particular, kangaroo is quite common and can be found in many supermarkets, often cheaper than beef. Other animals, for example goanna and witchetty grubs, were eaten by Aboriginal Australians.

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Rations

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a fixed allowance of provisions or food, especially for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage

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Scurvy

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a disease marked by swollen and bleeding gums, livid spots on the skin, prostration, etc., due to a diet lacking in vitamin C.

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Food habits

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Dietary Habits are the habitual decisions of individuals or group of people regarding what foods they eat. Proper dietary choices require the consumption of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in human health.

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Multicultural

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relating to or containing several cultural or ethnic groups within a society.

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Cuisine

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a style or method of cooking, especially as characteristic of a particular country, region, or establishment.

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Values

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the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.

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Attitudes

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a settled way of thinking or feeling about something.

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Emotions

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a strong feeling deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.

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Beliefs

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an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof.

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Media

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the main means of mass communication (television, radio, and newspapers) regarded collectively.

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Staple food

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A staple food, or simply a staple, is a food that is eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet for a given people, supplying a large fraction of energy needs and generally forming a significant proportion of the intake of other nutrients as well.

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Hunter

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a person or animal that hunts.

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Gatherer

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a member of a culture in which food is obtained by hunting, fishing, and foraging rather than by agriculture or animal husbandry.

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Export

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send (goods or services) to another country for sale.

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Import

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bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale.

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Migration

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seasonal movement of animals from one region to another.