Nutrition for the Culinary Arts / Edition 1

Nutrition for the Culinary Arts / Edition 1

by Nancy Berkoff
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Prentice Hall
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Nutrition for the Culinary Arts / Edition 1

Combining the science of nutrition with the art of culinary professions, this book provides a balanced overview of culinary nutrition. It contains the needed background for the design of healthy menus and recipes, the marketing of healthy food programs, and the training of food-service staff in healthy preparation and service techniques. Chapter topics include carbohydrates; fats; protein; vitamins, minerals, and water; nutrition and activity; food safety; and ethnic cuisine. For nutrition counselors and culinary arts professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130946287
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/06/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.95(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Nutrition.

2.Thinking Nutrition.

3. The First and Last Anatomy Lesson.

4. Carbohydrates.

5. Fats.

6. Protein.

7. Vitamins, Minerals, and Water.

8. Nutrition and Activity.

9. Food Safety.

10. Ethnic Cuisine.

11. Putting It All Together: Healthy Menu Planning.

Appendix 1. RDA and RDIs.

Appendix 2. BMI Height/Weight Chart.

Appendix 3. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning.


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