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Tropical Food Science

Cristina García Jaime

226 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Tropical Food Science discusses about food science and its various related fields like food microbiology, food engineering and processing, food chemistry and biochemistry. It also discusses the tropical food science from the global perspective, its geography and climate. The nutritional values of some tropical foods like proteins, carbohydrates, fat and oil, vitamins have also been discussed. This book throws light on the nutritive value of food, importance of food labels on packaged foods as it tells about the ingredients and nutrients contain inside it. There is a discussion about food processing and nutrition of tropical foods, the effects of processing and storage of food and the various processes affecting food nutrient content like fertilizers, milling, blanching, canning etc. Also discussed in the book is food absorption and digestion and its related aspects like absorption of the digestive products and digestive enzymes and small intestine.
Author Bio
Cristina Garcia Jaime is a Spanish food specialist who studied Food Quality and Technology in the University of Granada and Human Nutrition and Dietetics in Pablo de Olavide University (Seville). She has worked in different food areas: scientific, industry and clinic. Currently, she has founded a company established in Europe and called “Foodise” dedicated to help small business and companies to manage all issues related to food.