Affluenza in developed societies is damaging our health, leading to increasing rates of obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders. Growth in individual food consumption is also threatening ecological sustainability. More than ever before, dieticians, nutritionists, and other health professionals need to promote healthy eating to the general public.
The fourth edition of this classic text continues to use a multidisciplinary approach to expose the non-major food science student to the physical and chemical composition of foods. Additionally, food preparation and processing, food safety, food chemistry, and food technology applications are discussed in this single source of information.