Fundamentals of Meal Management
This book fully addresses the challenge in meal management, which is to prepare foods that meet our physical and psychological needs while also ... Show synopsis This book fully addresses the challenge in meal management, which is to prepare foods that meet our physical and psychological needs while also helping to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Focused around increasingly important safety and health concerns about the food supply and nutrition in the United States, this edition provides an in-depth study of this broad-based management challenge. Divided into four sections: Section I" introduces the overall subject of meal management, dietary reference intakes, nutrition labeling, and menu planning factors; Section II" discusses the broad topic of food buying; Section III" covers management arenas of particular importance, food infections, sources of foodborne illnesses, and techniques to minimize their risk; Section IV" covers service and hospitality. For anyone preparing meals for home or business settings.