The snacks we all know and love: rich chocolate, fresh strawberries, french fries, and . . . deep fried insects' Yes, insects are considered a healthy snack in some cultures, and for a good reason–they are low in fat and high in protein! Eyewitness Food serves up a rich history of the food we eat, from edible plants to manufactured meals and more. Starting with a colorful depiction of the food chain and featuring an in-depth look at every level of the food pyramid, discover the inside scoop on food. This guide offers a list of useful websites about food and nutrition as well as a comprehensivetimeline of the world's food history. With the help of hundreds of full color photographs, see where the food on your dinner plate starts out, find out how different foods are used together to create new flavors, discover exotic delicacies from around the world, and much, much more!
Discover the inside story of food from genetic modification to healthy eating