Description - Food Science and Nutrition by Sunetra Roday
Food Science and Nutrition is a comprehensive textbook that is specially designed to meet the needs of students of Hotel Management. The section on Food Science deals with the nature of food materials, i.e. composition, structure, and behaviour during preparation, serving and storage, and that on Nutrition covers the functions of food and the various nutrients, their sources, requirements, and deficiency symptoms. The book focuses on those aspects of food science and nutrition that are of particular importance to catering. Emphasis has been made on the importance of food science and nutrition in institutional catering, besides suggesting measures for retaining and enhancing nutrients while processing food. The textbook is likely to become popular for discussions on the latest trends in health foods and convenience foods, ample illustrations, and simple and systematic presentation of concepts and principles underlying food science and nutrition.
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(240mm x 184mm x 18mm)
Publisher: OUP India
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Author Biography - Sunetra Roday
Sunetra Roday is senior member of the faculty at the Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (MSIHMCT), Pune. She has been teaching food science and nutrition for over 26 years. A post-graduate in foods and nutrition from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, she has also a masters degree in tourism management. She has published books on hygiene and sanitation, cookery, and food preservation. She is actively involved in consultancy projects, curriculum development, and nutrition counselling.