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Food, Nutrition And Agriculture

Sathyaprakash Sinha (Author)

Food is traditionally obtained through farming, ranching, and other methods of subsistence locally important. More recently, there has been a growing trend towards more sustainable agricultural practices. This approach, which is partly fulled by consumer demand, encourages biodiversity, local self-reliance and organic farming methods.

Between the extremes of optimal health and death from starvation or malnutrition, there is an array of disease states that can be caused or alleviated by changes in diet. The science of nutrition attempts to understand how and why specific dietary aspects influence health.

This book covers topics such as human nutrition food quality and safety, nutrition assessment, nutrient requirements, changing agricultural practices and food security agricultural It will be a solidly established classroom and reference text for scholars and students across the humanities and social science.

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About the author

Sathyaprakash Sinha

Dr. Sathyaprakash Sinha, who has degrees in food science, packaging and agricultural engineering, has been researching and working in the packaging field since 1981. In addition he developed analytical methods for determining the migration of toxicologically relevant substances and decomposition products into packed goods as well as sources of off-flavours occurring during their storage.

As a leading expert in this area Dr. Sinha in 1995 he cofounded the Institute of Food Science and Research, an establishment which specialises in processing, packaging and preservation of food. He is author and co-author of more than 30 scientific papers.

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Bibliographic information

Title Food, Nutrition And Agriculture
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788184351842
length 272p.,Illustrations; 22 cm.