Foods : Experimental Perspectives

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-30
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This comprehensive book focuses on the chemical and physical bases of food science that are essential for success in careers in food science, dietetics, and the food service industry. Its very accessible and user-friendly approach guides readers clearly through complex subject matter and motivates learning. Thorough overview of each of the basic food components--Carbohydrates, Fats and oils, Proteins, and Water. Covers the most recent research in food science and technology--domestic and foreign scenes--with special emphasis on the scientific principles involved in creating food products to meet the needs and concerns of consumers. In-depth examination of food-borne illnesses and expanded coverage of food safety; biotechnology and genetically-modified foods (GMO); Alternative sweeteners and their applications in today's foods; and fat substitutes. For professionals in the food science, dietetics, or food service industry.

Table of Contents

Research Perspectives
Dimensions of Food Studies
The Research Process
Sensory Evaluation
Objective Evaluation
Physical Perspectives
Physical Aspects of Food Preparation
Overview of Carbohydrates
Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and Sweeteners
Fiber and Plant Foods
Overview of Fats and Oils
Fats and Oils in Food Products
Overview of Proteins
Milk and Milk Products
Meats, Fish, and Poultry
Dimensions of Baking
Baking Applications
Food Supply Perspectives
Food Safety: Concerns and Controls
Food Preservation
Food Additives
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