Tagged nutrition

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Can you taste the difference? Food science in action

3 lessons, 5 files
Can you discriminate the difference in taste between two products? When a food company is offering a new product, changing ingredients, or researching potential products, it is important for the company to know what the consumer reaction is likely to be of the …
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Examining egg nutrition

Apr 8, 2021
Are cheaper eggs just as nutritious as organic or free-run options? A lab in Canada tested 14 brands to find out. They also looked at nutritional differences between small-farm and big-brand organic eggs. “Some of the cheapest, widely available eggs …
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Food industry experts share career info

Jul 6, 2020
During the recent “Experience Food Science: Field to Package” virtual workshop , an industry panel talked to teachers about their educational backgrounds and current job responsibilities. These experts represented several of the many food-related …
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career video

Food science

Sep 7, 2017
Jamie Hannen, from T.Marzetti, talks food science and explains the details that go into creating soy-based salad dressings. Check out all the career opportunities that are available within food science, technology, research and development and many …
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career video

Global aquaculture

Jul 6, 2017
Have you considered a career in aquaculture? Watch and learn more about this fast-growing, global career.
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Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

5 lessons, 9 files
How does soymeal feed compare to fishmeal feed when raising Tilapia in an aquaculture system? Take on multiple roles within an aquaculture farm including set-up and maintenance of tanks, test water quality, investigate possible feed sources and monitor fish health and growth.
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career video

International agriculture development

Sep 7, 2017
Are you interested in travel and helping others? Then a career in international agriculture development may be for you.
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career video

International trade

Nov 1, 2017
A career in global ag trade relies on strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of the food system. Could this career be for you?
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career video

Just a spoonful of soybeans

Apr 2, 2018
GMO Soybeans Fighting Autoimmune Diseases. Shows researchers focusing on brand new uses for GMO soybeans. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. Credit: Funded by GSK.
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student research project

Nutrients in Glycine max amidst Temperature Increase

Aug 26, 2019
This study was completed in order to evaluate the relationship between temperature and content of elements such as potassium, iron, and zinc. Soybean (Glycine max) seeds were grown at two temperatures, 25 and 32 degrees Celsius, and all other …
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Plenish® of ways to use oil

2 lessons, 6 files
Can you transform fats in your diet? Current trends in consumer behavior show that people want to eat healthier and are looking for simple ways to transform their diets. High oleic soybean oil features lower saturated fat while …
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Soy and world hunger

3 lessons, 9 files
How can soybean products help solve world hunger? Have you ever heard students utter the words “What's the point? What does this have to do with anything?” This lesson is an engaging 3 part challenge in which students apply their knowledge to help sol …
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Soy in food: What is that doing in there?

4 lessons, 17 files
How does the chemical composition of soybeans impact the characteristics of soy-containing foods? Have you ever looked on a food label and seen soy products on it, even though it wasn’t made from soybeans? This unit explores the various uses of soy in foods and how soy can be used to accomplish v …
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Students explore the role of soy in solving world hunger

Mar 19, 2018
Learning means more and lasts longer when it is relevant. Middle school students at Global Impact STEM Academy learned about the problem of world hunger and how soybeans can help. Then they explored aspects of this issue further and created an …
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teacher leader

Trevor Horn

Agriculture & Food Science / Food and Nutrition teacher at Reynoldsburg High School
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World hunger and soy

3 lessons, 6 files
How is international agriculture addressing world hunger issues? Students explore international organizations working to address hunger challenges and the growing demand for protein in these three lessons.