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Nutrition, foods

  • Sugarby Andrew F. Smith

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 18.00

    Andrew F. Smith is the author or editor of many books on food and drink, including, most recently, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink and New York City: A Food Biography .  more...

  • Medieval Tastesby Massimo Montanari; Beth Archer Brombert

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In his new, must-read history of food, acclaimed historian Massimo Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes—both culinary and cultural—from raw materials to market and their reflections in today?s food trends. He immerses readers in the passionate debates and bold inventions that transformed food from a simple staple to a potent factor... more...

  • Hedonic Eating: How the Pleasurable Aspects of Food Can Affect Our Brains and Behaviorby Nicole Avena

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 48.99

    Overeating and obesity are on the rise. Despite public health warnings, availability of diet books and programs, and the stigma associated with obesity, many people find it difficult to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. While there are many books on the topic of caloric or need-based eating, obesity and overeating can also result from eating... more...

  • Local Food Environmentsby Kimberly B. Morland

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Introduction ; Kimberly B. Morland Defining Local Food Environments Food Retailing in the United States Food Consumption Trends in the United States Conceptual Models and Local Food Environments References U.S. Agricultural Policies and the U.S. Food Industry: Production to Retail ; Arlene Spark U.S. Government Oversight of Agriculture U.S.... more...

  • People of Walmart: State of Emergencyby Andrew Kipple; Adam Kipple; Luke Wherry

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 12.99

    Take Cover ?People of Walmart has issued an official state of emergency! Fortunately for you, all the survival gear you need is conveniently located at your favorite local supercenter, where these crazy, cringe-worthy shoppers are letting their freak flags fly high than ever. In this brand new collection from the wildly popular website, PeopleofWalmart.com,... more...

  • HACCPby Sara E. Mortimore; Carol A. Wallace

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    Readers of this accessible book ? now in a revised and updated new edition ? are taken on a conceptual journey which passes every milestone and important feature of the HACCP landscape at a pace which is comfortable and productive. The information and ideas contained in the book will enable food industry managers and executives to take their new-found... more...

  • Pesticide Residues in Food - 2013by WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 180.00

    This volume contains toxicological monographs that were prepared by the 2013 Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) which met in Geneva on 17-26 September 2013. The monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on 14 pesticides that could leave residues in food commodities. These pesticides are benzovindiflupyr bixafen... more...

  • Coffeeby H.E. Jacob

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    “A cup of coffee is a miracle, a wonderful assemblage of relationships?. This classic follows coffee's journey around the world, from London to Brazil, telling in fascinating detail and amusing anecdote the singular history of the legendary commodity, from its discovery that chewing on the beans were keeping goats awake in Yemen to the author?s own... more...

  • Handbook of Antioxidants for Food Preservationby Fereidoon Shahidi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 290.00

    Lipid oxidation in food leads to rancidity, which compromises the sensory properties of food and makes it unappealing to consumers. The growing trend towards natural additives and preservatives means that new antioxidants are emerging for use in foods. This book provides an overview of the food antioxidants currently available and their applications... more...

  • A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processesby Susan Featherstone

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes, Fourteenth Edition: Fundamental Information on Canning provides readers with a complete course on canning. This latest edition continues the tradition for both professionals in the canning industry and students who have benefitted from this collection for over 100 years. It contains extensively... more...