Guide to Good Food / Edition 11

Guide to Good Food / Edition 11

by Velda L. Largen, Deborah L. Bence
     
 

Guide to Good Food gives information about food and nutrition that can be used every day. This practical text focuses on the latest advice on diet and physical activity to help students make healthful food and fitness choices. Tips on using space, time, and energy help students manage resources while working in the kitchen. Information on basic cooking methods

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Guide to Good Food gives information about food and nutrition that can be used every day. This practical text focuses on the latest advice on diet and physical activity to help students make healthful food and fitness choices. Tips on using space, time, and energy help students manage resources while working in the kitchen. Information on basic cooking methods provides the background needed to prepare a wide range of foods. Guidelines for choosing appliances, setting up a food budget, and buying and storing foods help students make consumer decisions.

Throughout the text, health, business etiquette, safety, consumer, and environmental tips appear. Question-and-answer sidelights address common food myths and concerns. Descriptions of food industry careers appear at the beginning of each chapter. Case studies illustrating the need for and use of skills in the workplace end every chapter.  

Guide to Good Food also includes several chapters on foods from around the world. These features are intended to show that food is more than just something to eat. Food is at the heart of scientific research. It provides a source of income for millions of people. It is also a part of peoples cultural identity.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605251509
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date:
03/19/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
698
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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