For all courses in experimental foods, food science, and related topics.
Foods: Experimental Perspectives, Seventh Edition will help students pursuing food-related careers broaden and deepen their scientific knowledge of food and its safe preparation. It clearly explains food science’s foundational principles and most important emerging technologies. The text first surveys the consumer marketplace, career opportunities, and basic food research techniques. Next, it discusses food’s physical aspects and preparation, and thoroughly explains carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Finally, it presents up-to-date coverage of food safety, preservation, and additives. Learning is promoted through “Food for Thought” boxes, photos, objectives, margin notes, definitions, charts, web links, and study questions. Updated throughout, this edition includes extensively revised coverage of food safety, GMOs, transfats, alternative sweeteners, and much more.
Table of Contents
1. Dimensions of Food Studies
2. The Research Process
3. Sensory Evaluation
4. Objective Evaluation
PART II. PHYSICAL PERSPECTIVES
6. Physical Aspects of Food Preparation
PART III. CARBOHYDRATES
7. Overview of Carbohydrates
8. Monosaccharides, Disaccharides, and Sweeteners
10. Vegetables and Fruits
PART IV. LIPIDS
11. Overview of Fats and Oils
12. Fats and Oils in Food Products
PART V. PROTEINS
13. Overview of Proteins
14. Milk and Milk Products
15. Meat, Fish, and Poultry
PART VI. FOOD SUPPLY PERSPECTIVES
19. Food Safety Concerns and Controls
20. Food Preservation
21. Food Additives
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Foods: Experimental Perspectives, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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