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ERIC Number: ED339889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Pages: 331
Abstractor: N/A
Advanced Food Science and Nutrition Reference Book.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Developed with input from personnel in the industries, this reference book complements the curriculum guide for a laboratory course on the significance of nutrition in food science. The reference book is organized into 25 chapters, each beginning with essential elements and objectives. Within the text, italicized, bold-faced vocabulary terms are included with definitions or explanations. Illustrations also are included, and chapter summaries and vocabulary sections are provided for each chapter. A review section and a critical thinking section also are included in each chapter, and an index of technical terms appears at the end of the book. The chapters cover these topics: economics and the world food supply; nutrition and health; special dietary needs; retaining nutrients in food; food additives; the world food supply; food and nutrition from an international perspective; scientific and creative aspects of food processing and marketing; safety and sanitation; methods for processing foods; the impact of food processing; quality of food products; forms of food products; manipulation of food products; cooking utensils; effects of temperature on food products; leavening agents; principles of protein, vitamin, and carbohydrate cookery; fat absorption in food preparation; making food products more nutritious; new forms and sources of foods; research in nutrition and food science; technology and food and nutrition; reliable nutrition information; and careers in nutrition and food science. There are 20 references. (KC)
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Box 41161, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Vocational Programs.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the related curriculum guide, see ED 306 383.