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Discovering Food and Nutrition, Student Edition



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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 3/24/2000.

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The essential textbook for beginning level food and nutrition courses. "Discovering Food and Nutrition" helps students learn to plan nutritious meals and snacks within limits of time and money, to shop wisely, to work in a kitchen safely and efficiently, and to prepare a variety of foods. "Discovering Food and Nutrition" is an introductory foods program for middle school with short chapters, engaging photos and charts, and a comfortable reading level. It offers middle school students and high school students with special needs the motivation to learn how to become active, engaged students of food preparation, nutrition and consumer skills.

Table of Contents

Discovering Food and Nutrition

Chapter 1 The Adventure of Food

Chapter 2 Managing Your Resources

Chapter 3 What about Careers?

Chapter 4 Wellness—Your Goal for Life

Chapter 5 Meet the Nutrients

Chapter 6 Energy and Calories

Chapter 7 The Dietary Guidelines

Chapter 8 The Food Guide Pyramid

Chapter 9 Your Daily Food Choices

Chapter 10 Eating Out

Chapter 11 Personalized Nutrition

Chapter 12 Shopping for Food

Chapter 13 Using Kitchen Appliances

Chapter 14 Know Your Equipment

Chapter 15 Reading Recipes

Chapter 16 Recipe Math

Chapter 17 Basic Measuring Methods

Chapter 18 Basic Cooking Methods

Chapter 19 Microwave Techniques

Chapter 20 Safety in the Kitchen

Chapter 21 Keeping Food Safe to Eat

Chapter 22 Getting Organized

Chapter 23 Conserving and Recycling

Chapter 24 Meal Management

Chapter 25 Serving a Meal

Chapter 26 Packing a Lunch

Chapter 27 Milk

Chapter 28 Yogurt and Cheese

Chapter 29 Grain Products

Chapter 30 Fruits

Chapter 31 Vegetables

Chapter 32 Legumes

Chapter 33 Poultry

Chapter 34 Fish and Shellfish

Chapter 35 Meat

Chapter 36 Eggs

Chapter 37 Salads

Chapter 38 Soups

Chapter 39 Main Dish Mixtures

Chapter 40 Snacks

Chapter 41 Beverages

Chapter 42 Principles of Baking

Chapter 43 Baking Breads

Chapter 44 Cookies, Cakes, and Pies

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