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Food choices, appetite and the environment

Watch Helen introduce an activity that explores food choices, appetite and the environment.

Watch Helen introduce an activity that explores food choices, appetite and the environment.

Talking point

Within the Comments, consider sharing with other learners your responses to the survey. If you chose not to complete the survey you can still participate by responding to the following questions.

  • What time is it?
  • How long ago did you last eat?
  • How hungry do you feel?
  • How tired do you feel right now?
  • What food and drink would you most like to consume right now?

You might like to take some time to read comments made by other learners, and if you find these comments interesting, respond to them.

Remember you can also ‘Like’ comments or follow other learners throughout the course.


If you are interested, you can choose to complete surveys that will help researchers at Monash develop a better understanding of appetite and food choices.

Read About the surveys in Food as Medicine to find out how survey data is going to be used, then if taking part in research sounds like something that interests you, return to this step and complete the survey. Return to this step to share your thoughts with other learners.

Go to the Food choices, appetite and environment survey


Taking part in this survey is optional. All the information collected will be stored and handled according to Monash University’s Privacy Policy / T&C. Your participation has no effect on your course progress, marks or FutureLearn profile.


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