What motivates or affects your eating behaviors?

This week we have learned about the macromolecules of life (proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids) and “good” and “bad” cholesterol. Take the short quiz Test your knowledge of Nutrition  Do you feel you know enough about nutrition to make wise nutritional choices?  Look up the calorie and fat content of one of your favorite foods and include it in your post. Are there any surprises?  If your diet was a class project, what grade would you give it?  What do you believe are your best and worst food habits?

Do you think your eating habits might catch up with you someday? What motivates or affects your eating behaviors?  Does anyone (parents, spouses, children, friends, roommates) in your life influence your eating habits either positively or negatively?  Who?  Read and comment on your classmates posts.