Food Weights and Measures

Food Weights and Measures : A Reference Tool for Product Development, Recipe Costing and Nutrient Analyses

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A handy material packed with loads of information on food weights and measures for professionals in the food service industry and public health nutrition. Containing over 500 foods surveyed spreading with more than 2,000 weights and measures. A useful guide to which chefs, food service professionals and restaurateurs can use when developing, costing and standardizing recipes. Thereby avoiding outguesses, food wastes and setting a realistic cost and profits. Also, a valuable tool for doctors, dietitians, nutrition education experts, economists, agriculturists, and policy-makers. Assessing an individual or group food intakes is easier when available information is in metric measurements as all food data in food composition tables are in 100 grams basis. With available data on food weights and measures, it aids in assessing an individual or a population nutritional status that yields to developing intervention programs and food-based dietary guidelines. This book provides an estimate weight of Asian ingredients using the household measure of one cup.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 155.96 x 233.93 x 10.16mm | 335.66g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507609809
  • 9781507609804

About Janine P Siggaoat

Janine P. Siggaoat, MSc., R.N.D., received her B.S. in Nutrition in 1991 and M.S. in Applied Nutrition in 1997 from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. She is a board placer in state examination of Nutritionist-Dietitian in the Philippines in 1991. Also, holds a teaching license with a major in the physical sciences. She teaches undergraduate and graduate nutrition, foods, culinary, chemistry, and health-related courses in different schools and universities in Manila. She was the former School Director of the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management of Central Colleges of the Philippines and the Pacific Global Hospitality Institute. Additionally, she chaired the Nutrition and HRM programs of Manila Tytana Colleges. Before joining the academe, she worked as the Senior Researcher at the Nutrition Center of the Philippines. A Research Specialist II at the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology. She started working as a Research Associate at the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Studies, University of the Philippines Los Banos on finishing her undergraduate study. With her years of experience in teaching and research, her passion to learn further and share her craft, she is now into book writing. She also devotes time into private consulting and training. Ma. Christina G. Aquino is the Executive Director for Planning and Development of the Lyceum of the Philippines University Manila. She has teaching and administrative work experiences in various academic settings. She was a faculty members of the Department of Hotel Restaurant Institutional Management at the College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines; School Director of Center of Culinary Arts, Manila; and currently, at LPU, a private non-sectarian university. She was formerly the Dean of the College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management from 2006 to 2009. She finished BS HRA (cum laude), MA in Education, major in Educational Administration and completed all the academic requirements of the PhD in Education, specializing in Curriculum Studies, all in the University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City"show more