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Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation, 14th Edition

Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation, 14th Edition
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By: Velda L. Largen and Deborah L. Bence

ISBN: 978-1-63126-225-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Food / Nutrition
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $99.96
School Price: $74.97


Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation employs current nutrition information to inform students as they learn the roles nutrients play in their health throughout the life cycle. Comprehensive content on food selection, storage, preparation, and service gives students the tools needed to recognize and follow a nutritionally balanced diet, while animations bring content to life. Menus and recipes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, and nutritional analyses are also included. Food-related careers are profiled in every chapter.
  • Enhanced visuals program employs infographics and images to emphasize content and improve recall.
  • The Foods of the World section explores the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries.
  • Students can complete and submit review questions digitally, enhancing instructor's assessment of students’ comprehension and reducing paper waste.

Previous Edition
Guide to Good Food, 13th Edition

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Getting Started in the Kitchen
  1. Food Affects Life
  2. Safety and Sanitation
  3. Basic Skills and Equipment
  4. Recipes and Work Plans
  5. Preparing Simple Recipes

Unit 2: Nutrition and Wellness
  6. The Energy Nutrients
  7. Vitamins, Minerals, and Water
  8. Making Healthy Choices
  9. Staying Active and Managing Weight
10. Life Cycle Nutrition and Fitness

Unit 3: The Management of Food
11. Kitchen and Dining Areas
12. Kitchen Appliances
13. Planning Meals
14. Shopping Decisions

Unit 4: The Preparation of Food
15. Heat Transfer and Cooking Methods
16. Grain Foods
17. Breads
18. Vegetables
19. Fruits
20. Dairy Products
21. Eggs
22. Meat
23. Poultry
24. Fish and Shellfish
25. Salads, Casseroles, and Soups
26. Cakes, Cookies, Pies, and Candies
27. Food and Entertaining
28. Preserving Foods
Unit 5: Foods of the World
29. The United States and Canada
30. Latin America
31. Europe
32. Mediterranean Countries
33. Middle East and Africa
34. Asia

Unit 6: Food, Nutrition, and Careers
35. Investigating Careers
36. Career and Job Success

Look Inside

Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Foods and Nutrition)
   sample Chapter 5 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Foods and Nutrition)
   sample Chapter 8 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Foods and Nutrition)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 8 (PPS, 734 KB)
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Comprehensive Instructor Resources (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Foods and Nutrition)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


FCS National Standards Correlations
   PDF National Standards (PDF, 113 KB)
Precision Exams
   PDF Nutrition and Wellness (PDF, 84 KB)
Pre-PAC Correlations
   PDF Pre-PAC Domains and Competencies Nutrition, Food, and Wellness (PDF, 53 KB)
   PDF Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness (PDF, 562 KB)
Food & Nutrition I, II
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Velda L. Largen - was a high school home economics teacher and department head in Missouri. During her career she developed a World Foods course, which later inspired her to write the Guide to Good Food text and its supplements.

Deborah L. Bence - earned her Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics Education from Miami University in Ohio, where she taught family and consumer sciences at the high school level. She also worked as editor for an educational publisher for almost 20 years, applying her teaching and subject matter knowledge to developing textbooks and supplemental materials. After Largen became ill, Bence continued to keep Guide to Good Food current while also teaching students in various settings.


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