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PRACTICE (Mar,11, 2006)

Genre: Discussion
Title: Is Dining out Convenient and HealthyH

By Mr.Yoshiyuki Takahashi


 The point of having changed remarkably in Japanese eating habit can be
increase in dining out in recent years.@Dining out has increased since
the Showa 40s and now the ratio exceeds 30%.
It has come to be adopted that the word gdining outh means the broad
way of taking meals, containing such as fast food, takeout, delivery,
etc. According to the article, dining out has been divided into three
categories.
1  Necessary dining out, most general dining out especially lunch 2
Taste-dining out, dining out for enjoy 3  Convenient dining out, dining
out when you want to clear up easily In the aspect of health, the
increasing degree of dependence of dining out could be problem now.,
causing bias or excess of nutrition . Tonight, Ifd like you to discuss
dining out in the aspects of nutrition and convenience using examples
from the article The article is taken from the site below of a juridical
foundation of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
http://www.health-net.or.jp/kenkozukuri/healthnews/020/100/p088/index.ht
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In each group, please choose a representative, and make an explanation
of your discussion later. It can  be a summary of your all discussion or
a description on any point as you like.

Discussion

1. Please talk about your experience of dining out in case of 1.
Necessary dining out, most general dining out especially lunch 2.
Taste-dining out, dining out for enjoy 3. Convenient dining out, dining
out when you want to clear up easily Ex.  How many times?, Why?, What do
you take? Who with?
2. What points of dining out do you care about for your health,
referring to the article? Which way do you act? If you donft, explain
the reason why.
       Ex. Avoiding oily food
3. For dining out, do you like to take Japanese food or western food?
Why? 4. Please recommend us your favorite restaurants, with the reason.
5. What do you think that dining out may be convenient but may cause
nutritional problem? Do you think good that dining out is increasing or
not? Why? 6. Why you think dining out is getting popular? 7. Please talk
on any points about food and health, when you finish preparing for the
presentation.


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