Foods Pearson New International Edition

Author: Margaret McWilliams (Ph.D., R.D., Professor Emeritus)
ISBN: 1292020997
Release Date: 2013-07-29
Genre: Cooking

For all courses in experimental foods, food science, and related topics. Foods: Experimental Perspectives, Seventh Edition will help students pursuing food-related careers broaden and deepen their scientific knowledge of food and its safe preparation. It clearly explains food science's foundational principles and most important emerging technologies. The text first surveys the consumer marketplace, career opportunities, and basic food research techniques. Next, it discusses food's physical aspects and preparation, and thoroughly explains carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Finally, it presents up-to-date coverage of food safety, preservation, and additives. Learning is promoted through Food for Thought boxes, photos, objectives, margin notes, definitions, charts, web links, and study questions. Updated throughout, this edition includes extensively revised coverage of food safety, GMOs, trans fats, alternative sweeteners, and much more. Also Available - Experimental Foods Labratory Manual ( ISBN 013 215 808 6)


Author: Margaret McWilliams
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131568531
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Capturing the most recent research in food science and technology, this book focuses on the science underlying all aspects of food–including the principles that determine safe storage, handling, and preparation.


Author: Margaret McWilliams
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131425366
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Technology & Engineering

& Capturing the most recent research in food science and technology, this book focuses on the science underlying all aspects of food-including the principles that determine safe storage, handling, and preparation. Its clear presentation of scientific principles guides the reader& through complex subject matter and motivates learning. Its logical progression moves & the audience & easily through the study of careers to research basics, to food preparation, to key food components and finally to food safety. Margin definitions, photos, tables and Food for Thought boxes add interesting insights into today's food industry while an accompanying lab manual serves an excellent resource for preparing professionals with their entry into the field. For professionals in the food science, dietetics, or food service industry.

Tomorrow s Table

Author: Pamela C. Ronald
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199756694
Release Date: 2008-04-18
Genre: Science

By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased food production. Written as part memoir, part instruction, and part contemplation, Tomorrow's Table argues that a judicious blend of two important strands of agriculture--genetic engineering and organic farming--is key to helping feed the world's growing population in an ecologically balanced manner. Pamela Ronald, a geneticist, and her husband, Raoul Adamchak, an organic farmer, take the reader inside their lives for roughly a year, allowing us to look over their shoulders so that we can see what geneticists and organic farmers actually do. The reader sees the problems that farmers face, trying to provide larger yields without resorting to expensive or environmentally hazardous chemicals, a problem that will loom larger and larger as the century progresses. They learn how organic farmers and geneticists address these problems. This book is for consumers, farmers, and policy decision makers who want to make food choices and policy that will support ecologically responsible farming practices. It is also for anyone who wants accurate information about organic farming, genetic engineering, and their potential impacts on human health and the environment.

The Food Chemistry Laboratory

Author: Connie M. Weaver
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849312939
Release Date: 2003-02-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A popular book in its first edition, The Food Chemistry Laboratory: A Manual for Experimental Foods, Dietetics, and Food Scientists, Second Edition continues to provide students with practical knowledge of the fundamentals of designing, executing, and reporting the results of a research project. Presenting experiments that can be completed, in many cases, without requiring extensive student laboratory facilities, the authors include new exercises in the areas of physical properties, lipids, proteins, and gelatin. Also new in this edition are a brief introduction to each laboratory exercise and a listing of materials needed, approximate time needed for completion, and possible complications and/or pitfalls. Tested and refined for over 20 years, and performed by thousands of students, experiments are presented within 12 planned laboratory sessions. This flexible format allows you to create your own laboratory sessions by choosing the number and order of sessions and experiments to be performed. In addition to the well-tested experiments, The Food Chemistry Laboratory, Second Edition provides students with information on accessing food chemistry literature, research proposal preparation, preparing oral and written technical reports, and an evaluation score sheet. Guidelines for preparing laboratory notebooks are also included and a handy appendix allows rapid access to directions for setting up a difference testing experiment.

Learning Behavior

Author: James E. Mazur
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315450261
Release Date: 2016-11-10
Genre: Psychology

This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning situations. Both classic studies and recent trends and developments are explored, providing a comprehensive survey of the field. Although the behavioral approach is emphasized, many cognitive theories are covered as well, along with a chapter on comparative cognition. Real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories more concrete and relevant to students. In addition, most chapters provide examples of how the principles covered have been applied in behavior modification and therapy. Thoroughly updated, each chapter features many new studies and references that reflect recent developments in the field. Learning objectives, bold-faced key terms, practice quizzes, a chapter summary, review questions, and a glossary are included. ? The volume is intended for undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology of learning, (human) learning, introduction to learning, learning processes, animal behavior, (principles of) learning and behavior, conditioning and learning, learning and motivation, experimental analysis of behavior, behaviorism, and behavior analysis.? Highlights of the new edition include: -A new text design with more illustrations, photos, and tables. -In the Media, Spotlight on Research, and Applying the Research boxes that highlight recent applications of learning principles in psychology, education, sports, and the workplace. -Discussions of recent developments in the growing field of neuroscience. - Coverage of various theoretical perspectives to the study of learning—behavioral, cognitive, and physiological. - Expanded coverage of emerging topics such as the behavioral economics of addictions, disordered gambling, and impulsivity. -New examples, references, and research studies to ensure students are introduced to the latest developments in the field. - A website at where instructors will find a test bank, Powerpoint slides, and Internet links. Students will find practice questions, definitions of key terms, chapter outlines, and Internet sources for additional information.

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

Author: Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305886889
Release Date: 2016-03-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Now in its sixth edition, NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE explains how nutrition impacts the ability to grow, develop, and function normally through each stage of the human life span, and how some common conditions can develop when nutritional deficits exist. Filled with learning features like chapter outlines, realistic case studies, and self-testing questions, this reader-focused text organizes chapters in pairs, walking you through each life stage and alternating between normal nutrition and clinical nutrition topics. NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFE CYCLE also comes to you from an expert author team of registered dieticians, teachers, and researchers -- all with unique perspectives and expertise to help you understand all of the content areas with interest and depth. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nutrition for the Older Adult

Author: Melissa Bernstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449636029
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Health & Fitness

Nutrition for the Older Adult is a clear, comprehensive text that introduces students to nutrition and health promotion for older adults. Covering such important topics as the physiological changes of aging, weight and nutrition problems in older adults, nutritional assessment and support for the elderly, and diet and cultural diversity as well as exercise prescriptions for older adults, this text is an essential resource for students in the fields of nutrition, nursing, and gerontology. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Understanding Food Principles and Preparation

Author: Amy Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133607151
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Medical

UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION is a best-selling food fundamentals text ideal for an undergraduate course that covers the basic elements of food preparation, food service, and food science. Contemporary and comprehensive in coverage, it introduces students to the variety of aspects associated with food preparation. The Fifth Edition thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety, and food chemistry. Food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing, and storage for a range of traditional food items are discussed, and the various aspects of food service are covered: meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation, and government regulations. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features make the information easily understandable and interesting to students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Community Nutrition in Action An Entrepreneurial Approach

Author: Marie A. Boyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305637993
Release Date: 2016-04-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION introduces the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition and provides an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this book helps readers learn how to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public’s nutrition and health status. The book also delivers the core material important to those who will be active in solving community nutritional and health problems, including program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment, and planning nutrition interventions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Linda Brannon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317221104
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Genre: Psychology

Gender: Psychological Perspectives synthesizes the latest research on gender to help students think critically about the differences between research findings and stereotypes, provoking them to examine and revise their own preconceptions. The text examines the behavioral, biological, and social context in which women and men express gendered behaviors. The text’s unique pedagogical program helps students understand the portrayal of gender in the media and the application of gender research in the real world. Headlines from the news open each chapter to engage the reader. Gendered Voices present true personal accounts of people's lives. According to the Media boxes highlight gender-related coverage in newspapers, magazines, books, TV, and movies, while According to the Research boxes offer the latest scientifically based research to help students analyze the accuracy and fairness of gender images presented in the media. Additionally, Considering Diversity sections emphasize the cross-cultural perspective of gender. This text is intended for undergraduate or graduate courses on the psychology of gender, psychology of sex, psychology of women or men, gender issues, sex roles, women in society, and women’s or men’s studies. It is also applicable to sociology and anthropology courses on diversity. Seventh Edition Highlights: 12 new headlines on topics ranging from gender and the Flynn effect to gender stereotyping that affects men Coverage of gender issues in aging adults and transgendered individuals Expanded coverage of diversity issues in the US and around the globe, including the latest research from China, Japan, and Europe More tables, figures, and photos to provide summaries of text in an easy-to-absorb format End-of-chapter summaries and glossary Suggested readings for further exploration of chapter topics Companion website at containing both instructor and student resources

Food Fundamentals

Author: Margaret McWilliams
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130394866
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Cooking

This clear, concise book helps learners develop a strong basic understanding of food preparation and science within the context of societal concerns related to health and food safety. A three-part organization covers Today’s Food Scene, Food Preparation, and Food in the Context of Life. Individual chapters discuss food safety, HACCP, BSE, biotechnology, GMO, sweeteners and fat substitutes, the labeling of trans fats, and much more. Essential for all students majoring in food science, dietetics, and nutrition; the book’s knowledge base will help prepare individuals to function effectively in their future careers.

Drug Use and Abuse

Author: Stephen A. Maisto
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337408974
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Social Science

DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition, takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives -- emphasizing the idea that a drug's effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the biological and psychological characteristics of its user. This theme is highlighted throughout, and is prominent in discussions of the individual classes of drugs, as well as in the chapters on pharmacology and psychopharmacology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.