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Culture

the sums of attitudes, customs, and beliefs that distinguishes one group from another

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Acculturation

cultural modification of an individual, group, or people by adapting to or borrowing traits from another culture

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Ethnic

of or relating to a population subgroup with common national or cultural tradition

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Cuisine

distinctive combination of flavorings for basic foodstuff

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demographic

a particular sector of a population

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christians food

avoid meat on certain days during lent

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judaism

kosher dietary laws (no blood), pork and shellfish prohibited.

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Islam

Halal foods are lawful. No pork, intoxicants, birds of prey, land animals without ears, blood.

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Hinduism

avoidance of foods that may infer with development of body

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Irradiation

treatment of food with electron beams or x rays

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aseptic packaging

packaging sterilized airtight containers

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biotechnology

genetic engineering to increase nutritional quality

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5 tastes

sweet, sour, bitter, salty, umami

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flavor

a blend of taste and odor

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sensory analysis

to judge or evaluate food by senses

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Hedonic Scale

like a rating