This post is written for the review of topic of food chemistry and sharing of some useful food chemistry books that are available online.
Introduction to Food Chemistry
Food chemistry is a discipline that studies the chemical interactions among food particles and the chemical reactions that occur in then. Food chemistry helps in understanding the nature of a food product. The quest for new product development can never be fulfilled unless one has thorough know how of chemical structure and chemical composition of food. Food chemistry is vast discipline that include chemistry of all the food nutrients. Water, Vitamins, Minerals, Carbohydrates, Lipids and proteins have different structural make up. These differences make different foods behave differently in similar conditions of processing and storage. Shelf life of food can be increased by altering the chemistry of food components. So, for these alterations and modifications knowledge of Food chemistry holds due importance.
Available Food Chemistry Books
There are not many Food Chemistry books written by the authors. Among the written ones, the authentic and famous book is Food Chemistry by Fennema and others. Given below are some books on this topic that are available for download.
1) Book title: Food Chemistry (3rd Edition)
Editor: Owen R. Fennema
2) Book title: Food Chemistry
Editor: David E. Newton
This book is different from trational food chemistry books and lays emphasis on modern issues.)
3) Book title: Food Chemistry
Editors: H.-D. Belitz · W. Grosch · P. Schieberle
4) Book title: Principles of Food Chemistry
Editors: John M.deMan
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