#8797 Most foods that are purchased for everyday consumption and which pass through some form of industrialized processing contain additives of one type or another.
Humans have used food additives for thousands of years – the use of salt, spices, and other enhancements can be considered a basic foray into the art and science of food additives.
This video explores a wide variety of food additive types, including colors, flavors, preservatives, emulsifiers, stabilizers, gelling agents, antioxidants, and processing aids, any or all of which might be found in a typical packaged grocery item.
Supported by exciting visual images and graphics, a food scientist discusses the core concepts of additives, why we use them, and what kind of impact they have on nutrition.
Viewing time: 20 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2012. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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