Guide to Good Food: Student Activity Guide

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Guide to Good Food gives information about food and nutrition that can be used every day. This practical text focuses on the latest advice on diet and physical activity to help students make healthful food and fitness choices. Tips on using space, time, and energy help students manage resources while working in the kitchen. Information on basic cooking methods provides the background needed to prepare a wide range of foods. Guidelines for choosing appliances, setting up a food budget, and buying and storing foods help students make consumer decisions.

Throughout the text, health, business etiquette, safety, consumer, and environmental tips appear. Question-and-answer sidelights address common food myths and concerns. Descriptions of food industry careers appear at the beginning of each chapter. Case studies illustrating the need for and use of skills in the workplace end every chapter.  

Guide to Good Food also includes several chapters on foods from around the world. These features are intended to show that food is more than just something to eat. Food is at the heart of scientific research. It provides a source of income for millions of people. It is also a part of peoples cultural identity.

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Guide to Good Food helps students learn how to select, store, prepare, and serve foods while preserving their nutrients, flavors, textures, and colors. The appearance of this new edition has completely changed from earlier editions. 396 photos were replaced/added, and a new chapter focuses on staying active and managing your weight. New question-and-answer sidelights address common food myths and concerns, and technology activities are suggested. Career descriptions and case studies highlight workplace skills students gain through classroom learning. Health, consumer, safety, business etiquette, and environmental tips encourage students to apply information in their daily lives. Recipes included step-by-step directions and nutritional analyses. An extensive Foods of the World section introduces students to the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries and features tabbed pages to make chapters easy to find.

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Goodheart-Willcox is the premier publisher for Technical, Trades, and Technology; Family and Consumer Sciences; and Business, Marketing and Career Education. Goodheart-Willcox products are designed to train everyone from students through practicing professionals. Our books and supplements contain a wealth of information on the latest theories, techniques, tools, and operations for these subject areas. Whether the subject is automotive or child care, you will find numerous features throughout our textbooks to make learning easier. High-quality presentation, authoritative content, sound topic sequence, an abundance of illustrations, involving pedagogy, real-world examples, and appropriate readability are hallmarks of Goodheart-Willcox products.

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