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Applied Human Nutrition for Food Scientists and Home Economists

Sara Diana Garduno Diaz

291 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Applied Human Nutrition for Food Scientists and Home Economists discusses about basic concepts of nutrition for food scientists and home economists. This book comprises topics such as food composition, dietary patterns and popular diets as well as digestion and metabolism. Different aspects are also discussed in this book which basically are important to understand human nutrition. Readers are provided with explanation of topics such as nutrition and home economics as well as nutrition and food science. This book lays down explanation and importanace of nutrition and food science, nutrition during pregnancy as well as nutrition during childhood. As nutrition is an integral part of daily life it is more than what meets the eye and this book tried to explain the same in a simplistic manner.
Author Bio
Dr. Sara D. Garduño-Diaz has a background in nutrition with a PhD in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. She has further specialized in Sports Nutrition with the International Olympics Committee, Switzerland. Dr. Sara has worked as Research Fellow for several EU-funded research projects and was awarded research grants from CONACYT (Mexico) and the BBSRC (UK). She is currently Senior Nutrition Consultant at Your Choice Nutrition in Kuwait, where she has been working on functional nutrition and wellness since 2014.