How did nutrition fit into the eating habits and lifestyles of american families in the 1960's?

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Some of the changes in the American diet in the 1960's had to do with cultural changes in the ways that Americans wanted to socialize and the way that people wanted things to be ready more quickly and had less patience with spending huge amounts of time in the kitchen preparing for parties, etc.

There was a trend towards more processed foods, white bread pre-sliced to make sandwiches for kids' lunches, processed meat products that were pre-cooked and ready to serve, same thing with cheese.  There were also expanding options at the grocery store and more opportunities to buy prepared foods rather than making everything at home from scratch.

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