Introduction to Food Science

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Author: Rick Parker, PhD.
Edition: 001
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9780766813144
ISBN 10: 0766813142
Copyright: 2003

Price: $217.95

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This book is an ideal teaching manual for high school agriscience and consumer science programs, as well as for post-secondary food science courses. It is an excellent overview for anyone interested in attaining a basic understanding of food science.


  • Chapters are divided into four comprehensive sections, allowing for a better understanding of the science of foods
  • Each chapter features a list of key words that build vocabulary and encourage use of the book's glossary
  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter identify important concepts and provide a "road map" for learning
  • "Student activities" sections at the end of each chapter provide opportunities to directly apply material
  • The comprehensive appendix provides tables of important conversion factors, guides, industry contacts, food composition and additional resources, including Internet URL's

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