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JCHS Career and Food Science Vocabulary

Food Science The study of the nature of food and the principles of its production, processing, preservation, and packaging
Nutrition The study of components of food and how they are used by the body to sustain life and health
Adulteration a lowering of the quality and safety of a product by adding inferior or toxic ingredients
Food Analogs natural or manufactured substances that are used in place of foods or food components
Cryogenic Liquids substances that are liquid in form at extremely low temperatures
Biotechnology scientists use the tools of modern genetics in the age-old process of improving plants, animals, and microorganisms
Entry Level Jobs do not require experience or training
Entrepreneurs people who run their own business
Biodiversity cultivating a variety of plants and animals
Sustainable Farming producing food by natural methods that fit with local needs and conditions
Finished Food a food item or meal that is ready to eat
Dietician professional who assess diets and plan nutrition programs
Registered Dietician have passed the certification exam given by the American Dietetic Association
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