It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. "It" is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.Food Science: PIZZA That slice of pizza you enjoy on Friday night is a tasty meal all right, but it's also a cultural hodgepodge of different regional flavors and preferences. In fact, depending on what type of pizza you order, you could be devouring a healthy chemical blend of cleansing ingredients or a health-reducing fat bomb that sets your balanced diet back for days. This program explores the combination of ingredients on your pizza, the evolution of this delicious food, and the technology involved in creating one of its most common ingredients: cheese.Grade Level: 3-6. 23 minutes.
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Format: DVD Vendor: Cerebellum Corporation Dimensions: 7.40 X 5.31 (inches)