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Table of Contents

What is food?
What is the food chain?
What are calories?
What are vitamins and minerals?
How does your body know when it is time to eat?
How do you taste sweet, sour, salty, or spicy foods?
What happens to food in your stomach?
What lives inside our insides?
Why do we cook food?
How do microwave ovens cook food?
What happens if food is overcooked?
What causes food poisoning and food allergies?
How do you keep food from spoiling?
Why do we package food?
Is irradiated food safe to eat?
What are fungi and enzymes?
Why keep air away from food?
How do astronauts eat food in space?
What is genetically altered food?
Where does food come from today?
Food careers
Young scientists at work
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Science Q/A
Juvenile literature


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
TX355 .P377 2010

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
9781605960746, 9781605960753
LC Control Number

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