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FACS

food
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Abbreviation
a shortened form of a word
Anemia
a condition that results from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the blood stream
Cholesterol
a waxy substance produced and needed by the body, also found in animal fats and some plant foods
Cover
the arrangement of the table ware that each diner will need for a meal; also called a place setting
Curdling
formation of curds that happen when milk is overheated or an acid food is added to milk products
Diet
all the food and drink a person reguarly consumes
Dovetail
fitting tasks together to make the best use of time; doing two tasks at the same time
Dry heat cooking
cooking food uncovered without adding liquid or fat
Enriched
processed foods, especially grain products in which nutrients lost in processing have been replaced; using additives to increase the nutritive value of processed foods beyond the level contained in the food before processing
Equivalent
the same amount expressed in different ways by using different units of measure
Expiration Date
the last day a product is considered fresh
Flatware
forks, spoons, knives, and serving utensils used to serve and eat food
Ingredients
any one of the individual food items needed to make a recipe
Legumes
dry beans and peas
Moist heat cooking
method in which food is cooked in hot liquid, steam; or a combination of both
Nutrient
chemical substances in food that help to maintain the body
Place setting
the arrangement of the tableware that each diner will need for a meal; also called cover
Pull date
the last day a product may be sold
Recipe
detailed instructions for preparing particular foods
Sanitation
maintaining a clean condition in order to promote hygiene and prevent disease
Serving size
the amount of food item customarily eaten at one time
Unit Pricing
the price of an item per ounce, pound, or other accepted unit of measure
UPC
Universal Product Code
Wellness
the process of acquiring and maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and social health
Fiber
indigestible polysaccharides that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants and is used by the body to help move food through the digestive system