Scroll down to follow us as we take you along a journey that explores the life cycle of food! Or, if you want to learn about a specific stage, click on a link below to jump straight there: cooking foods the digestive system macromolecules in the body Click on the images to learn more about each stage.RAW FOOD
We most commonly obtain raw food by purchasing it from grocery stores, although many people also grow it themselves on farms or in home gardens.
The raw food we purchase is usually used as ingredients for more complex dishes that we make through cooking or baking. Cooking and baking are both processes which use chemistry to change the way our ingredients behave. Click below to learn more about how science is important.
Click the image above to learn about what happens to food after it's been cooked and has entered our bodies.
Find out answers to questions like: What fats are good for you? Why do we need to eat a balanced diet? What foods are "carbohydrates" and which are "rich in protein"? What do these molecules do in your body anyway?
Updated Nov. 2013 CBE 185: Technical Communication for Chemical Engineers