Flashcards in Food categories/consumptions/trends Deck (16)
what are the dif food categories?
beverages, cereals/grains/baking, fruits/veg, legumes/nuts, meat, seafood, eggs, milk/dairy, chocolate/confectionary
whole wheat vs rice flour:
whole wheat have more vit A, calcium, fibre, protein
Females should have __ servings veg/fruit, males should have __
F should have __ servings grain, M should have__
M and F should have ___ servings milik
F should have __ servings meat, M should have __
these chart food available per person in Canada, based on amounts leaving processor but not taking into account waste/spoilage
Food consumption trends
spoilage and losses between retail level and plate; not including losses at production lvl or during processing
what are some factors affecting food consumption?
age, size of household, ethnic mix, females in workforce, food spending patterns, lifestyles/attitudes
enforces and administers various acts and regulations:
mayonnaise is an example of a ____ food, providing consistency but limiting innovation
what is the dif between butter and dairy spread?
butter has minimum 80% milk fat while dairy spread has max 80%
what info is required on food labels?
Eng/French, common name, net quantity, name/address processor, durable date/best before date, handling instructions, ingredients list, core nutrition facts panel
what are some proposed changes to nutrition facts label?
larger type for cals and servings, change of nutrients required plus actual amounts declared, update DVs, added sugars,
what are the macronutrients?
carb, protein, lipid, water