Food and Nutrition

ISBN Number : 978-81-8488-562-0

Student Price : Rs.298

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Library Price : Rs.850

Library Dollar Price : 34$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 264

About The Book

The book "Food and Nutrition (Principles and Practices for Better Dietary Management)" is a brief treatise that serves the interests of the students of Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition. It also caters for the interests of the general readers interested in health and dietary managements. The book also contains chapters on Branded Diets and Genetically Modified Foods that introduce the reader to modern trends in Diets and Dietary Management. The book has a distinct advantage of simple language, diagrammatic illustrations and tables and charts to explain the concepts.

Additional information regarding important points to be considered while planning menus and diets is also included in the appendices.

Practical management hints have been included wherever possible and some important recepies are also given in the end.


Contents :

1. Basic Concepts
2. Carbohydrates
3. Lipids
4. Amino Acids and Proteins
5. Vitamins
6. Minerals and Water
7. Digestion, Absorption and Utilization of Major Nutrients
8. Balanced Diet and Dietary Standards
9. Food Requirements of Different Age Groups
10. Anti Nutrients
11. Food Processing
12. Food Preservation
13. Food Borne Infections and Sanitation
14. Dietary Management in Genetically in Herited Diseases
15. Diets in other Diseases
16. Seven Popular Diets in the World
17. Genetically Modified Food

About The Author

Mahindra Deshpande is a post graduate in Biochemistry and has qualified SET for lecturership in the subject. He has a vast teaching experience and has a keen interest in food and dietary management. He started experimenting in food preparations around his age 14 and had initiated a program called PAPCoDS [Program for Awareness, Prevention and Control of Diabetes in Society] in the years 2001-2004. He works as a visiting faculty and teaches students of UG and PG in Biochemistry, Medicine, Homeopathy, Physiotherapy. He is also the Director of an institute that runs a facilitation center for Post Graduate Entrance Examinations in Life Sciences.

Dr. N.S. Kulkarni received his Master’s degree from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad in 1994 and was awarded Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Since 1994, he is working as an Head in Department of Microbiology at undergraduate and postgraduate level at Rajasthan Aryans College, Washim. He has guided many research students at Ph.D. level and presently he is extending his research in Endophyte Biotechnology and he is recognized PG Techer in Microbiology. He has authored several scientific research publications and attended both conferences of National and International repute including one of SAARC countries. In addition to this, he is also the author of a books entitled General Enzymology and Food and Nutrition. He is also member of Board of Studies in Biochemistry including Microbiology in Sent Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati.

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