yuck factor


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yuck factor

n (inf)Igitt-Faktor m (inf)
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A study by Barclays published in June states that Generation Z -- the demographic born between 1995 and 2010 -- is more health and environmentally aware than their predecessors, the Millennials, meaning that the younger consumers are less likely to simply dismiss insects as a foodstuff on account of the of the "yuck factor".
But if we avoid regular maintenance, we increase the risks of system failure, we increase the health risks, and we increase the yuck factor. The best systems are the ones that are maintained--and usually the simplest are the easiest to maintain.
Victoria Parsonson The so-called "yuck factor" may also be at play, said Emma Winstanley, lead nurse for NHSBT's Tissue and Eye Services.
Experts pushing for insects as an alternative food are faced with challenges of 'Yuck factor', a situation that has seen many keep off the edibles.
Although the most literal, small-minded critics in the crowd focused on the yuck factor of drinking blood, the really serious critics were those who understood just what Jesus was saying and protested his audacity or marveled at its implications.
By removing the yuck factor, more apples get eaten and fewer get thrown away.
An objective evaluation will be complicated, because short- and long-term costs and benefits will have to be weighed alongside factors that are difficult to quantify, such as environmental gains and what might be called the yuck factor.
It's a bit of a caricature, but some have mocked it as the "yuck factor." Listen to your gut, Kass writes: If it clenches at the thought of a new innovation, that's reason enough to believe that innovation morally wrong.