FOOD; material consisting essentially of protein, carbohydrate, and fat used in the body of an organism to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy.
Source: Encyclopedia Britannica
Ever wonder what all the terminology and verbiage behind food really means. Below you can find common words often used in association with food.
DEHYDRATION or FOOD DRYING
A method of food preservation that is accomplished by removing water from the food, this inhibits the growth of microorganisms and prevents quality decay. Bacteria, yeasts, and moulds need water in the food to grow. Drying effectively prevents them from surviving in the food
Water is usually removed by evaporation (air drying, sun drying, smoking or wind... Read More