Food: Facts And Principles

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New Age International, Jan 1, 2001 - Food - 564 pages
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The Book Deals With Foods From The Point Of View Of Cultural Practices In India. Each Food Is Discussed From The Point Of Its Production, Processing And Utilization In The Indian Context. Foods Of Special Importance In The Indian Diet Like Pulses, Spices And Nuts Are Considered At Length. The Book Gives A Comprehensive Account Of Foods And Their Products With Regard To Production, Composition, Nutritive Value, Uses And Preservation. Indigenous Food Preparations Based On Fermented Rice And Pulse, Milk And Indian Confectionery Have Been Discussed. Various Laws Issued By The Government To Control Food Quality Are Highlighted. Food Is More Than Nutrients. In Addition To Nursing Our Body And Promoting Good Health, Foods Have An Affect On Our Mind, Emotion And Spiritual Life. There Is Of Late, A Great Awareness In The Relationship Of Food And Spiritual Life. Hence, A New Chapter On Nutrition, Health And Food Consciousness Is Included In The Second Edition.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Carbohydrates
15
Lipids
33
Proteins
42
Vitamins
63
Minerals
80
Water
87
Flavour
103
Nuts
299
Oils and Fats in Foods
309
Spices
322
Milk and Milk Products
336
Eggs
359
Meat
376
Poultry
395
Sugar and Confectionery
408

Enzymes
116
Properties of Foods
130
FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS 151425
151
Fruits
174
Vegetables
199
Cereals
219
Cereal Products
257
Pulses
281
FOOD PREPARATION PRESERVATION 427516
427
Food Quality
438
Food Additives
452
Food Preservation and Processing
471
Nutrition Health and Food Consciousness
502
Selected References
517
Index
525
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