Moreover, in the absence of a partner or roommate, which means without a “surveillance eye”, we let ourselves loose at home that leads to poor eating habits and risks of being unhealthy. According to the research from AICR, people who living alone are conductive to weight gain and long-term health problems due to the eating habits (AICR).
Singles are promoted to buy more prepared meal because of the growth and divers of ready-made food rather than cooking their own, which enlarged the health problem. Because during the report from d in the Foresight Report. “6g of salt per day is the recommended level for an adult. For a single meal 2.4g is the recommended level. A take away beef, green peppers, black bean sauce and fried rice contains 27.6g of salt. That’s over 400% of an adult’s recommended daily allowance…Diets consisting of high levels of salt; saturated fats and sugars are all linked with obesity and chronic illness.”
In this essay, I will explore the question how eating alone changed our cooking and eating behaviours as well as the social aspect of solo eating. And how can product design could encouraged them to healthier eating.