Food Science and Nutrition

Food Science and Nutrition

by Sunetra Roday
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195689119

ISBN-13: 9780195689112

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Food Science and Nutrition is a comprehensive textbook that is specially designed to meet the needs of students of Hotel Management. The section on Food Science deals with the nature of food materials, i.e. composition, structure, and behaviour during preparation, serving and storage, and that on Nutrition covers the functions of food and the various nutrients,

Overview

Food Science and Nutrition is a comprehensive textbook that is specially designed to meet the needs of students of Hotel Management. The section on Food Science deals with the nature of food materials, i.e. composition, structure, and behaviour during preparation, serving and storage, and that on Nutrition covers the functions of food and the various nutrients, their sources, requirements, and deficiency symptoms.

The book focuses on those aspects of food science and nutrition that are of particular importance to catering. Emphasis has been made on the importance of food science and nutrition in institutional catering, besides suggesting measures for retaining and enhancing nutrients while processing food.

The textbook is likely to become popular for discussions on the latest trends in health foods and convenience foods, ample illustrations, and simple and systematic presentation of concepts and principles underlying food science and nutrition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195689112
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Oxford Higher Education Ser.
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part A - Food Science

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