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Guide to good food

Author: Velda L Largen; Deborah L Bence
Publisher: Tinley Park, Ill. : Goodheart-Willcox Co., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guide to Good Food is designed to give you information about food and nutrition that you can use every day. This practical, up-to-date text focuses on the latest dietary advice to help you make healthy food choices. Guidelines for selecting appliances, setting up a food budget, and buying and storing foods will assist you with consumer decisions. Tips on using space, time, and energy efficiently will help you manage  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Velda L Largen; Deborah L Bence
ISBN: 1566372445 9781566372442
OCLC Number: 33010167
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 656 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: How food affects life --
Nutritional needs --
Making healthy food choices --
Nutrition through the life cycle --
Safeguarding the family's health --
Career opportunities --
Kitchen and dining areas --
Choosing kitchen appliances --
Kitchen utensils --
Planning meals --
The smart consumer --
Getting started in the kitchen --
Meat --
Poultry --
Fish and shellfish --
Eggs --
Dairy products --
Fruits --
Vegetables --
Salads, casseroles, and soups --
Cereal products --
Breads --
Cakes, cookies, pies, and candies --
Parties, picnics, and dining out --
Preserving foods --
Regional cuisine of the United States --
Latin America --
Europe --
Mediterranean countries --
Middle East and Africa --
Asia --
Appendix A : Nutritive values of foods --
Appendix B : Recommended dietary allowances --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Velda L. Largen, Deborah L. Bence.

Abstract:

Guide to Good Food is designed to give you information about food and nutrition that you can use every day. This practical, up-to-date text focuses on the latest dietary advice to help you make healthy food choices. Guidelines for selecting appliances, setting up a food budget, and buying and storing foods will assist you with consumer decisions. Tips on using space, time, and energy efficiently will help you manage your resources while working in the kitchen. Information on basic cooking methods will give you the background you need to prepare a wide variety of foods. - Introduction.
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