The process of how food is made provides both an engrossing puzzle, a great opportunity to promote health outcomes, and a big business. Nearly every container in every grocery store comes with a compelling story. From almost completely unprocessed greens from down the street, to highly processed food products that have a shelf life of . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There is a symbiotic relationship between the environment and nutrition. Symbiosis often applies in biology when referring to the association of two different organisms for a mutually beneficial purpose. The same connection applies to environmental conditions and food production. For example, agriculture is dependent on sunlight and rain. If either of these is, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Sustainability in this context refers to the physical environment. To sustain something means to maintain or support. The word has universal implications as scientists, politicians, and economists strive to do what is best for the planet Earth. Many believe we have done a poor job at managing resources, reducing air pollution, and improving . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Nutrition is a generic word that encompasses nutrition science, public health, dietetics, sports nutrition, food science, food research, and clinical nutrition. The list is more expansive than the aforementioned branches of nutrition as a science. This report will provide an overview of some of the types of degrees associated with nutrition. Generally, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE The field of nutrition includes nutrition science, dietetics, health, and wellness. The degree choices enable you to seek careers in research, consulting, public health, food and nutrition management, and various industries. In addition, dietetics can lead you to becoming a Registered Dietitian. Careers in this field exist in hospitals, long-term care facilities, businesses, . . .
Overview It sounds facetious to state that food science is the study of food. But that's an over-simplification. It's a science that encompasses the disciplines of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, botany, plus food engineering and analysis. Food scientists perform a critical role in developing and maintaining our food supply through the use of the aforestated sciences. . . .
Are you fascinated with the world of Nutrition? Do you gravitate toward that section at the bookstore or library? Do you know all the new studies out there, like how a picky child can get well over the Recommended Daily Requirement of Vitamin C in just 8 medium strawberries? If you never tire of these . . .
Do people tell you, “you're so health-conscious”? And admit it, you probably know what RDA stands for (recommended daily allowance). I bet you look at food labels compulsively. While everyone else is talking about the old Food Pyramid, you are the one fully aware that it changed to MyPlate several years ago. Okay, it’s time . . .