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eBook How Food Works, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465466681
  • ISBN-13: 9781465466686
  • DDC: 641.3
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

A nutritionist in a book that explains key concepts about food and what makes it good or bad for you, this book brings the science of food to life. Through a highly visual approach that uses bold infographics, explore the good, the bad, the confusing, and the trending world of food. Discover what an antioxidant is, find out what a superfood does to your body, and learn why it is dangerous to reheat rice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Our Diet History.
Food Fundamentals.
1: Nutrition Basics.
2: Hunger and Appetite.
3: Flavor.
4: Smell and Taste.
5: Digesting Nutrients.
6: Carbohydrates.
7: Fiber.
8: Protein.
9: Fats.
10: Cholesterol.
11: Vitamins.
12: Minerals.
13: Water.
14: Convenience Foods.
15: Whole Foods.
16: Too Much or too Little?.
Storing and Cooking.
17: How Fresh is Fresh?.
18: Preservation.
19: Chilling and Freezing.
20: Fermentation.
21: Raw Foods.
22: Food Processing.
23: Additives.
24: Cooking.
25: How Food Cooks.
26: Safe Cooking.
Types of Food.
27: Red Meat.
28: White Meat.
29: Cuts of Meat.
30: Processed Meats.
31: Meat Substitutes.
32: Fish.
33: Shellfish.
34: Eggs.
35: Milk and Lactose.
36: Yogurt and Live Cultures.
37: Cheese.
38: Starchy Foods.
39: Grains.
40: Bread.
41: Noodles and Pasta.
42: Gluten.
43: Beans, Peas, and Pulses.
44: Soy.
45: Potatoes.
46: Fruit and Vegetables.
47: Superfoods.
48: Phytochemicals.
49: Leafy Vegetables.
50: Brassicas.
51: Root Vegetables.
52: The Onion Family.
53: Vegetable Fruits.
54: Sweet Fruits.
55: Mushrooms and Fungi.
56: Nuts and Seeds.
57: Chilies and Other Hot Foods.
58: Spices.
59: Herbs.
60: Salt.
61: Fats and Oils.
62: Sugar.
63: Sugar Highs and Lows.
64: Desserts.
65: Chocolate.
66: Sweets.
67: Alternative Foods.
Drinks.
68: Drinking Water.
69: Coffee.
70: Tea.
71: Fruit Juice and Smoothies.
72: Carbonated Drinks.
73: Energy Drinks.
74: Alcohol.
75: Spirits.
76: Alcohol and the Body.
77: Wine.
78: Beer.
Diets.
79: Balanced Diet.
80: Do We Need Supplements?.
81: Eating Patterns.
82: Western Diets.
83: Eastern Diets.
84: Religious and Ethical Diets.
85: Vegetarians and Vegans.
86: Energy Budget.
87: Diet and Exercise.
88: Calorie Counting.
89: Low-Carb Diets.
90: High-Fiber Diet.
91: Intermittent Fasting.
92: Detoxing.
93: Popular Diets.
94: Allergies.
95: Intolerances.
96: Exclusion Diets.
97: Diet and Blood Pressure.
98: Heart Disease and Stroke.
99: Diabetes.
100: Cancer, Osteoporosis, and Anemia.
101: What to Eat During Pregnancy.
102: Babies and Children.
103: Eating Disorders.
Food and Environment.
104: Feeding the World.
105: Intensive or Organic?.
106: Factory Farmed or Free-Range?.
107: Fair Trade.
108: Food Fraud.
109: Food Waste.
110: Food Miles.
111: Genetically Modified Foods.
112: Overfishing and Sustainable Fishing.
113: Future Foods.
Index.
Acknowledgments.