DK Eyewitness Books: Food

Editor/Author Buller, Laura
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7566-1171-2
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 320
Book Status: Available
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Eyewitness Food serves up a rich history of the food we eat, from edible plants to manufactured meals and more. Discover the inside story of food from genetic modification to healthy eating, see where the food on your dinner plate starts out, find out how different foods are used together to create new flavors, discover exotic delicacies from around the world, and much, much more!

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Table of Contents

  • The web of life
  • What is food?
  • Calories
  • The food guide pyramid
  • Choosing healthy food
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fiber
  • Good fats, bad fats
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Healing foods
  • Allergies and toxins
  • Digestion and absorption
  • Dietary needs
  • Making food last
  • Cooking food
  • Cuisine
  • Food and culture
  • Food and belief
  • Attitudes toward food
  • Crop staples
  • Livestock
  • Dairy foods
  • Fish and seafood
  • Food dangers
  • The GM debate
  • Why organic?
  • Feeding the world
  • Did you know?
  • Timeline
  • Find out more
  • Glossary