Guide to Good Food helps students learn how to select, store, prepare, and serve foods while preserving their nutrients, flavors, textures, and colors. Question-and-answer sidelights address common food myths and concerns, and technology activities are suggested. Career descriptions and case studies highlight workplace skills that students gain through classroom learning. Health, consumer, safety, business etiquette, and environmental tips encourage students to apply information in their daily lives. Recipes include step-by-step directions and nutritional analyses. An extensive Foods of the World section introduces students to the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries and features tabbed pages to make chapters easy to find. Special features include charts, graphs, tables, case studies, critical thinking challenges, and numerous activities to engage the learner in the learning process.