Introduction to Food Science

Introduction to Food Science

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This book is an ideal teaching manual for high school agriscience and consumer science programs, as well as for post-secondary food science courses. It is an excellent overview for anyone interested in attaining a basic understanding of food science.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 636 pages
  • 212 x 242 x 31mm | 1,249g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766813142
  • 9780766813144

Table of contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Overview of Food Science
Chapter 2: Review of Chemistry
Chapter 3: Chemistry of Foods
Chapter 4: Nutrition and Digestion
Chapter 5: Food Composition
Chapter 6: Quality Factors in Foods
Chapter 7: Unit Operations in Food Processing
Chapter 8: Food Deterioration
Chapter 9: Heat
Chapter 10: Cold
Chapter 11: Drying and Dehydration
Chapter 12: Radiant and Electrical Energy
Chapter 13: Fermentation, Microorganisms and Biotechnology
Chapter 14: Chemicals
Chapter 15: Packaging
Chapter 16: Milk
Chapter 17: Meat, Poultry, and Eggs
Chapter 18: Fish and Shellfish
Chapter 19: Cereal Grains, Legumes, and Oilseeds
Chapter 20: Fruits & Vegetables
Chapter 21: Fats and Oils
Chapter 22: Candies and Sweets
Chapter 23: Beverages
Chapter 24: Environmental Concerns and Processing
Chapter 25: Food Safety
Chapter 26: Regulations and Labeling
Chapter 27: World Food Needs
Chapter 28: Careers in Food Science
Appendix
Glossary
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Preface Chapter 1: Overview of Food Science Chapter 2: Review of Chemistry Chapter 3: Chemistry of Foods Chapter 4: Nutrition and Digestion Chapter 5: Food Composition Chapter 6: Quality Factors in Foods Chapter 7: Unit Operations in Food Processing Chapter 8: Food Deterioration Chapter 9: Heat Chapter 10: Cold Chapter 11: Drying and Dehydration Chapter 12: Radiant and Electrical Energy Chapter 13: Fermentation, Microorganisms and Biotechnology Chapter 14: Chemicals Chapter 15: Packaging Chapter 16: Milk Chapter 17: Meat, Poultry, and Eggs Chapter 18: Fish and Shellfish Chapter 19: Cereal Grains, Legumes, and Oilseeds Chapter 20: Fruits & Vegetables Chapter 21: Fats and Oils Chapter 22: Candies and Sweets Chapter 23: Beverages Chapter 24: Environmental Concerns and Processing Chapter 25: Food Safety Chapter 26: Regulations and Labeling Chapter 27: World Food Needs Chapter 28: Careers in Food Science Appendix Glossary
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About Rick Parker

Rick Parker is President of the National Agricultural Institute and Director of the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Formerly a division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for two decades, he taught biology, food science, and animal science. He also worked as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Currently, Dr. Parker is also the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on of teaching and learning scholarship. An experienced author, Dr. Parker has published a number of Cengage Learning texts, including Aquaculture Science, Introduction to Plant Science, Fundamentals of Plant and Soil Science, Introduction to Food Science, and Equine Science. He also co-authored Fundamentals of Plant Science.
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