Do Women Still Cook More Than Men?
Published: 2020-07-02   Views: 45
Author: Isabella Whitmore
Published in: Society
Do Women Still Cook More Than Men?

Cooking was considered more as women’s work especially during the time when gender roles was highly practiced in which men went out to work while women stayed at home to take care of the kids and do the housework. It was in the 20th century that women’s labor force participation was encouraged which decreases the percentage of women who stayed at home.

In a study done in 2016, it was found that the percentage of home cooking among men increased while the percentage of women who cooked decreased. From 29% in 1965, the percentage of men who cooked increased to 46% in 2016 while women decreased from 92% in 1965 to 70% in 2016. Cooking programs hosted by men and the popularity of male celebrity chefs such as Jamie Oliver have presented cooking as a masculine activity that help encourage men to cook.

However, men cooking is more of a leisure activity rather than of a household work. Men are now health and body conscious which motivates them to cook their own food than relying to fast food or ready to eat convenience food such as burgers and noodles that contains more saturated fats and added sugar than home cooked meals. This means that men are most likely cook to take care of their health and maintain their body image rather than a necessity or as part of their responsibility at home.

In a separate study, it was found that only men with middle to higher education (high school to college degree) had increased the amount of cooking they do; but there was no change for lower educated (less than high school) men. This may be that middle to upper class men have more time and money to cook than less educated men. On the other hand, women with higher education cook less compared to women with lower education. This is most likely because of the women’s labor force participation that encourages women to go to work. Of course, women with middle to higher educational attainment are most likely to be hired for yellow or white-collar jobs that can limit their time in cooking than women with lower educational attainment.

Despite the increase of the percentage of men who cooked and the decrease of the percentage of women who cooked, men still retain a smaller percentage than women in terms of family cooking. Women have more time, or at least make time, for cooking and are still the primary cook at home as they take it as their responsibility for the family especially if they are a mother. They are committed and motivated to provide healthy and beneficial food for the whole family.

Author Bio

Isabella Whitmore is interested in domestic appliances and works on the website  Electric Kettles Plus. A broad selection of electric kettles from simple one touch operation to programmable kettles can be seen on https://electrickettlesplus.com/.

Article Comments

0 comments.

There are zero comments yet, why not be the first?

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Please log in or register to comment or reply to a comment.

Similar Articles

Why Hire Asian Elites London Now Is It Time To Contact Asian Escor Ts Mayfair What To Expect From Asian Escor Ts Liverpool Street Where Should You Meet Asian Escor Ts Bayswater What To Expect From An Asian Escor Ts Mayfair Agency Finding The Best Asian Escor Ts Marylebone Agency Booking A Date With An Oriental Escor T London Finding The Right Asian Escor Ts Holborn Agency Qualities Of Oriental Escor Ts London Property Lawyers For Real Estate Issues Efficient Solutions For Debt Collection Advantages Offered By Oriental Escor Ts London Why Meet Asian Escor Ts Bond Street What To Expect From Oriental Escor Ts London When Should You Meet An Oriental Escor T London Where Can You Do A Florida Arrest Search Sources For Oriental Escor Ts London Asian Escor Ts Bond Street Work As An Oriental Escor T London Booking Asian Escor Ts Holborn Why Choose An Oriental Escort London Elite Asian escorts are worth it Why be with London Asian escorts Booking a London Asian escort London Asian Escorts Are Preferred Choice For Many London Asian Elites Are Special Dating Ideas For Oriental Escorts London Celebrate The Festive Season With Asian Elites London Do Not Become A Victim Of Stereotype While Booking Asian Escorts London Book London Asian Escorts Without Any Hassle Asian Elites London Can Really Help To Improve Your Private Life Choose An Asian Escort London For A Relaxing Session Choosing The Right London Asian Escort Can Turn Your Business Trip Pleasurable Why Should You Only Go To A Reputed Asian Escorts London Agency Sister Wives Of All Ages Attention From Oriental Escorts London Top Quality Oriental Escort London Asian Escorts Bond Street Now Asian Escorts Holborn Online Oriental Escorts London Are Great As Companion Do More Than You Can Think With A London Asian Elite Escort Get The Best From Your London Asian Escort Do More With Your London Asian Elite Escort Spend Steamy Time With A Top Oriental Escort London Make Massage The Centre Of Your Session With An Asian Elite London Why Men Prefer London Oriental Escorts Taking Elite Asian Escorts To A Wedding Where Can You Meet London Asian Escorts? Going Clubbing With A London Asian Escort What To Expect From Oriental Escorts London Best Profiles Of Oriental Escorts London Choosing The Best Asian Escorts Bond Street Best Location For An Oriental Escort London Browsing Through The Asian Escorts Holborn An Oriental Escort London At Your Disposal The Costs Of A London Asian Elite The Profile Of An Asian Elite London Sources For Asian Escorts London Finding London Asian Escorts Online Reputation Of Oriental Escorts London Asian Escorts Holborn – Is The Girlfriend Experience Worth Your While? Taking An Oriental Escort London To A Wedding Oriental Escorts London And Body Massages Asian Escorts Bond Street Or Pick Up Ladies In Bars? Reliable Information Regarding Cranston DUI Lawyer Why You Need To Be Serious About New York Times Magazine Online? How Can You Apply For A 601a Waiver? Benefits & Importance Of Hiring Services Of Auto Accident Attorney New Haven CT 3 Tips For Finding The Right Elder Abuse Lawyer Personal Injury Lawyer 85018, Personal Injury 85018, Accident Attorney 85018 How To Select The Most Effective New Haven Criminal Defense Attorney? Tips To Choose Auto Accident Attorneys Mystic CT Why Is It Important To Hire Professional Auto Accident Attorney Mystic CT? Explore The Top Health And Wellness Blogs To Discover A New You. The Advantages Of Party Rentals Planning A Successful Birthday Party How To Find Swingers Near Me Top Advantages Offered By Swinger Sites Why Should You Consider The Swingerlifestyle? Tips For First Time Swingers That Want To Test The Waters Car Accident Lawyer Suffolk County NY How To Choose Wedding Cars That Suit Your Theme Do Women Still Cook More Than Men? Why Women Are The Primary Cooks In The Home? Riverfront Residences Does The New Generation Lack Cooking Skills? Do We Have Adequate Access To Clean Water?


Articles Search


Articlesnow4u.com cannot show any publisher Adsense adverts at the moment, we have decided to create a clone site to give our publishers the opportunity to use Adsense with their articles to create further revenue.

The clone site is Articlesnow4u-Adsense.com your user details and articles have been copied from articlesnow4u.com as of Mon 28th May 16:00 GMT, please can all users check their login details and make slight changes to their articles please.

Featured Articles