Women, men and food: the significance of gender for nutritional attitudes and choices

Authors:Beardsworth, A., Bryman, A., Keil, T., Goode, J., Haslam, C. and Lancashire, E.
"These differences occurred in such areas as views on food and health, the ethical dimensions of food production and food selection, nutritional attitudes and choices, dietary change, food work and body image. Two distinctive patterns emerged, which the authors termed �virtuous� and �robust�, the former exhibiting attitudes more typical of women, and the latter attitudes more typical of men."