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Publication Date: 1 Jun 2017
Suitable for: Secondary
Gives facts about food, from nutrition and diet, to food technology and processing.
Today's media is full of new discoveries about food - red wine is good for your heart, caffeine will raise your blood pressure - but is there a biological basis to these claims? Discover the facts behind your food, the benefits of superfoods and antioxidants, and explore behind-the-scenes of modern food production.
Delve into the science behind diets including gluten-free and veganism, as well as the benefits of different diets from around the world. Understand what actually makes food organic, how important sell-by dates really are, and how much salt you should actually be eating.
p8 Our diet history
p12 Food fundamentals
p46 Storing and cooking
p68 Types of food
p228 Food and environment