Food Science: You Are What You Eat, 1st Edition

  • Amanda Lanser
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629691305
  • ISBN-13: 9781629691305
  • DDC: 664
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title presents the history of food science. Vivid text details how early studies of nutrition and food chemistry led to today's food safety standards and genetically modified crops. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: Rickets, Putrid Meat, and Plumpy'Nut._x000D_
2: Ancient Theories to Renaissance Revelations._x000D_
3: Birth of Modern Food Science._x000D_
4: Food Preservation and Safety._x000D_
5: The Government Gets Involved._x000D_
6: Great War, Great Depression, Great Science._x000D_
7: The Rise of Agribusiness._x000D_
8: Emergence of the Food Label._x000D_
9: The Future of Food Science._x000D_
Essential Facts._x000D_
Additional Resources._x000D_
Source Notes._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_