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Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals

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Publisher Comments:

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals is the must-have reference for the most thorough, up-to-date information on nutrition and diet. New and expanded material in this Sixth Edition addresses important topics such as the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, MyPyramid, balanced menu options and recipe ideas for morning and afternoon breaks, basic principles of food presentation, meeting special dietary needs, weight management, and much more!

This new edition of Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals features:

  • A new, full-color interior design and full-color photographs including creative food presentations
  • The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the United States Department of Agriculture's MyPyramid
  • Chef's Tips that highlight ways to incorporate nutritional knowledge in all meals, from breakfast, appetizers, soups, and salads to entrees, side dishes, and desserts
  • Guidelines for cooking for such diets as low carbohydrate, high fiber, low fat, reduced saturated fat and cholesterol, low sodium, vegetarian, and gluten free
  • Updated material on weight management, including current statistics on the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States and the latest information on weight-loss drugs and surgery
  • The popular Nutrition Web Explorer, completely updated and expanded to help readers research specific food and nutrition-related topics
  • New tables displaying the amount of vitamins and minerals in selected foods
  • New coverage on the glycemic response and its relationship to health issues

Synopsis:

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals is the must-have reference for the most thorough, up-to-date information on nutrition and diet. New and expanded material in this Sixth Edition addresses important topics such as the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, MyPyramid, balanced menu options and recipe ideas for morning and afternoon breaks, basic principles of food presentation, meeting special dietary needs, weight management, and much more!

Synopsis:

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals is the essential resource for the most complete up-to-date information on nutrition and diet.

* Contains full-colour interior design and full-colour photographs.

* Fully incorporates the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid.

* Expanded Chef's Tips, Food Facts topics, activities, and applications.

* Expanded chapter on weight management and the latest information on weight loss drugs and surgery.

About the Author

Karen Eich Drummond has authored and coauthored numerous books, including Supervision in the Hospitality Industry, Third Edition and The Restaurant Training Manual, both from Wiley.

Lisa M. Brefere is a Certified Executive Chef, a member of the American Culinary Federation and the American Academy of Chefs, and a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America with over twenty-two years of experience in the field.

Table of Contents

Preface.

PART ONE. FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION AND FOODS.

Chapter 1. Introduction to Nutrition.

Factors Influencing Food Selection.

Flavor.

Other Aspects of Food.

Demographics.

Culture and Religion.

Health.

Social and Emotional Influences.

Food Industry and the Media.

Environmental Concerns.

Basic Nutrition Concepts.

Nutrition.

Kilocalories.

Nutrients.

Nutrient Density.

Characteristics of a Nutritious Diet.

Nutrient Recommendations: Dietary Reference Intakes.

What Happens When You Eat.

Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism.

Gastrointestinal Tract.

Food Facts: Food Basics.

Hot Topic: Organic Foods.

Chapter 2. Using Dietary Recommendations, Food Guides, and Food Labels to Plan Menus.

Dietary Recommendations and Food Guides.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2005).

USDA Food Guide.

Food Labels.

Nutrition Facts.

Nutrient Claims.

Health Claims.

Portion Size Comparisons.

Food Facts: Nutrient Analysis of Recipes.

Hot Topic: Quack! Quack!.

Chapter 3. Carbohydrates.

Functions of Carbohydrates.

Simple Carbohydrates (Simple Sugars).

Monosaccharides.

Disaccharides.

Added Sugars.

Health Issues.

Complex Carbohydrates.

Starches.

Health Effects of Starches.

Fibers.

Health Effects of Fibers.

Whole Grains.

Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism of Carbohydrates.

Dietary Recommendations for Carbohydrates.

Ingredient Focus: High Fiber Grains and Legumes.

Grains.

Nutrition.

Chef's Tips.

Legumes.

Nutrition.

Chef's Tips.

Food Facts: The Facts About Low-Carb Foods.

Hot Topic: Artificial and Reduced-Kcalorie Sweeteners.

Chapter 4. Lipids: Fats and Oils.

Functions of Lipids.

Triglycerides.

Triglycerides in Food.

Trans Fats.

Essential Fatty Acids.

Rancidity.

Cholesterol.

Lecithin.

Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism.

Lipids and Health.

Heart Disease.

Cancer.

Dietary Recommendations.

Ingredient Focus: Dairy.

Food Facts: Oils and Margarines.

Hot Topic: Fat Substitutes.

Chapter 5. Protein.

Structure of Protein.

Functions of Protein.

Denaturation.

Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism.

Protein in Food.

Health Effects of Protein.

Dietary Recommendations for Protein.

Ingredient Focus: High Protein Meat, Poultry, and Fish.

Nutrition.

Chef's Tips.

Food Facts: Soy Foods.

Hot Topic: Irradiation.

Chapter 6. Vitamins.

Characteristics of Vitamins.

Fat-Soluble Vitamins.

Vitamin A.

Vitamin D.

Vitamin E.

Vitamin K.

Water-Soluble Vitamins.

Vitamin C.

Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin.

Vitamin B6.

Folate.

Vitamin B12.

Pantothenic Acid and Biotin.

Choline and Vitaminlike Substances.

Ingredient Focus: Fruits and Vegetables.

Nutrition.

Chef's Tips.

Food Facts: How to Retain Vitamins and Minerals From Purchasing to Serving .

Hot Topic: Functional Foods and Phytochemicals.

Chapter 7. Water and Minerals.

Water.

Major Minerals.

Calcium and Phosphorus.

Magnesium.

Sodium.

Potassium.

Chloride.

Other Major Minerals.

Trace Minerals.

Iron.

Zinc.

Iodine.

Selenium.

Fluoride.

Chromium.

Copper.

Other Trace Minerals.

Osteoporosis.

Facts and Figures.

What Is Bone?.

Risk Factors.

Prevention.

Detection.

Treatment.

Ingredient Focus: Nuts and Seeds.

Chef's Tips.

Food Facts: Bottled Waters.

Hot Topic: Dietary Supplements.

PART TWO. DEVELOPING AND MARKETING HEALTHY RECIPES AND MENUS.

Chapter 8. Foundations of Balanced Cooking.

Flavor.

Herbs and Spices.

Juices.

Vinegars and Oils.

Stock.

Rubs and Marinades.

Aromatic Vegetables.

Sauce Alternatives: Vegetable Purées, Coulis, Salsas, Relishes, Chutneys, Compotes, and Mojos.

Wine and Spirits.

Extracts and Oils.

Cooking Methods and Techniques for a Balanced Eating Style.

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods.

Chef's Tips.

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods.

Chef's Tips.

Chapter 9. Balanced Menus and Recipes.

Introduction to Balanced Menus.

Recipe Modification.

Breakfast.

Chef's Tips.

Appetizers.

Chef's Tips.

Soups.

Chef's Tips.

Salads and Dressings.

Chef's Tips.

Entrées.

Chef's Tips.

Side Dishes.

Chef's Tips.

Desserts.

Chef's Tips.

Morning and Afternoon Breaks.

Morning Breaks.

Afternoon Breaks.

Presentation.

Basic Principles.

How to Make Garnishes.

Recipes.

Chapter 10. Marketing to Health-Conscious Guests.

Gauging Guests' Needs and Wants.

Responding to Special Guest Requests.

Low Carbohydrate Diet.

South Beach Diet.

High Fiber.

Low in Added Sugars .

Low Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol.

Low Sodium (Low Salt).

Vegetarian.

Low Lactose.

Gluten-Free.

Developing and Implementing Balanced Menu Options.

Promotion.

Staff Training.

Program Evaluation.

Restaurants and Nutrition Labeling Laws.

Part Two Nutrition's Relationship to Health and Life Span.

Chapter 11. Nutrition and Health.

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease.

Coronary Heart Disease.

Stroke.

High Blood Pressure.

Menu Planning for Cardiovascular Diseases.

Nutrition and Cancer.

Menu Planning to Lower Cancer Risk.

Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus.

Vegetarian Eating.

Nutritional Adequacy for Vegetarian Diets.

Vegetarian Food Guide.

Menu-Planning Guidelines for Vegetarians.

Food Facts: Caffeine.

Hot Topic: Biotechnology.

Chapter 12. Weight Management and Exercise.

"How Much Should I Weigh?".

Health Implications of Obesity.

Theories of Obesity.

Treatment of Obesity.

Eating Plan and Nutrition Education.

Exercise.

Behavior and Attitude Modification.

Social Support.

Maintenance Support.

Drugs.

Surgery.

Menu-Planning for Weight Loss and Maintenance.

The Problem of Underweight.

Nutrition for the Athlete.

Food Facts: Sports Drinks.

Hot Topic: Fad Diets.

Chapter 13. Nutrition Over the Life Cycle.

Pregnancy.

Nutrition During Pregnancy.

Diet-Related Concerns During Pregnancy.

Menu Planning During Pregnancy.

Nutrition and Menu Planning During Lactation.

Infancy: The First Year of Life.

Nutrition During Infancy.

Feeding the Infant.

Childhood.

Nutrition During Childhood.

Menu Planning for Children.

Adolescence.

Nutrition During Adolescence.

Menu Planning for Adolescents.

Eating Disorders.

Anorexia Nervosa.

Bulimia Nervosa.

Binge Eating Disorder.

Female Athlete Triad.

Treatment.

Older Adults.

Factors Affecting Nutrition Status.

Nutrition for Older Adults.

Menu Planning for Older Adults.

Food Facts: Creative Puréed Foods.

Hot Topic: Food Allergies.

Appendix A. Nutritive Value of Foods.

Appendix B. Dietary Reference Intakes.

Appendix C. Growth Charts.

Appendix D. Answers to Check-Out Quizzes.

Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471599760
Author:
Drummond, Karen Eich
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Brefere, Lisa M.
Author:
Drummond, Karen E.
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Food Science
Subject:
Food service
Subject:
Methods - Professional
Subject:
Food Industry & Science
Subject:
nutrition guide
Subject:
nutrition for foodservice
Subject:
guide to nutrition
Subject:
nutrition for culinary professionals
Subject:
dietary guidelines
Subject:
healthy eating plan
Subject:
nutrition reference
Subject:
Restaurant & Food Service Management
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Publication Date:
February 2006
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9.56x7.66x1.23 in. 2.91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals is the must-have reference for the most thorough, up-to-date information on nutrition and diet. New and expanded material in this Sixth Edition addresses important topics such as the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, MyPyramid, balanced menu options and recipe ideas for morning and afternoon breaks, basic principles of food presentation, meeting special dietary needs, weight management, and much more!
"Synopsis" by , Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals is the essential resource for the most complete up-to-date information on nutrition and diet.

* Contains full-colour interior design and full-colour photographs.

* Fully incorporates the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid.

* Expanded Chef's Tips, Food Facts topics, activities, and applications.

* Expanded chapter on weight management and the latest information on weight loss drugs and surgery.

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