A breakfast cereal is a food made from processed grains that is often eaten with the first meal of the day.It is a packaged food product made from cereal intended to be consumed as part of a breakfast .It is usually eaten cold as a ready-to-eat meal and mixed with a liquid,…Continue
Most of living bacteria are colourless and studying them under microscope becomes difficult because of their lack of contrast with the water in which they may reside. Thus, staining makes them visible for observation of their intracellular structures as well as overall morphology…Continue
Microbiological Culture Media
In the laboratory, we try to simulate the best environment for the microbial growth. First thing that we do is providing optimum nutrient to the microbes through the nutrient preparations that are called media (singular, medium). Generally, three physical forms of media are used liquid (or broth)…Continue
Continuing with our list of topics for short essays the next one comes in line is Electrophoresis. It is a technique for separating the components of a mixture of charged molecules (proteins, DNAs, or RNAs) in an electric field within a gel or other support.
The method is mostly used in clinical and research laboratories for separating molecules according to their size and electrical charge. An electric current is passed through a medium that contains the mixture of…Continue
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IFT kicks off from June 25 at Las Vegas Convention Center, NV, USA. There will be some exciting scientific sessions, posters and oral presentations this year.
Personally, I am looking forward to a special session hosted by NASA food scientists where they will discuss different types of challenges in space food processing. This session will provide an overview of NASA's food science research and provide more details on three ongoing studies. One of the studies is…Continue
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In Microwave drying, heat is generated by directly transforming the electromagnetic energy into kinetic molecular energy, thus the heat is generated deep within the material to be dried.
In recent years, microwave drying offered an…Continue
Dear Friends, i know many of you out here have been eagerly awaiting for the CFTRI Entrance exam and many of you have been constantly asking about the Short Notes/Essays which have been repeatedly asked there. As now we have exactly 5 weeks left for the exam so i'll be posting 2 essays per week. So lets start today with CHROMATOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES:
What is Chromatography?
Chromatography is the science which is studies the separation of molecules based on…Continue
Optical Techniques For Non Destructive Analysis Of Food
Most analytical techniques used in quality control required isolation of the food component of interest and these are expensive, time consuming, and require sophisticated instrumentation. Recent progress in the development of instrumentation utilizing the optical properties of food products has provided several…Continue
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will u please help me to trace out the foxtail millet availability in nearby haryana. also the benefits that it contains
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We all can cure any disease, our Scripture...s are the Authority. Disease includes all minor health issues related to cough, cold, skin disease, ulcer, Acidity, Gas & higher category of disease like TB, Diabetes, Lack of Vitamins, Proteins, white cells etc.
Let us understand the situation of our country & how it…Continue
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Of late i have seen many students asking questions about job prospects in Food Industry and allied subjects, here is a point of view for sister field of Food Tech and i am sure many of us are graduates in food science & nutrition/dietetics. In recent times of hectic lifestyles and prohibitively high cost of curative healthcare, the concept of overall Wellness is fast gaining acceptance and accorded priority. Diet plays a major role in promotion of health and wellbeing of an individual. A…Continue
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Paper comes from trees, and the pulpwood tree industry is large. It begins with logging, where select trees are found, marked, and felled. After they're cut, roads are built into the forest on which the large machinery, used to load and transport the timber, can be moved. This process creates…Continue
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Assessment of a mobile phone for use as a spectroscopic analytical tool for foods and beverages.
A mobile phone was used to perform optical analyses of foods and beverages. The phone’s screen served as illumination source and front view camera recorded images. Reflected intensities were used to discriminate between the different samples analysed by principal component analysis. Samples studied…Continue
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WHY TO DRINK SOFT DRINKS SUCH AS PEPSI,7UP ,THUMPS ,COCO COLA ETC WHEN WE HAVE NATURAL HEALTH DRINK
Health benefits of coconut water:
Coconut water is a very refreshing drink to beat tropical summer thirst. The juice is packed with simple sugar, electrolytes, and minerals to replenish hydration levels in the body.
Research studies suggest that cytokinins (e.g., kinetin and…
Added by Anusha Ramani on June 9, 2012 at 11:44pm — No Comments
Greeting!! Sanjeev just mentioned all the key points one need to remember while selecting a topic. As he mentioned, the most important step once an area is selected is LITERATURE REVIEW. This one step will provide you many advantages such as:
a. ideas and concepts that people have tried before,
b. the methods they have tried including instruments and reagents/materials
c. the results they have obtained, whether they support their…Continue
Extraction of Antioxidants and Caffeine from Green Tea (Camelia sinensis) Leaves
Tea (Camellia sinensis) is the most widely drunk beverage across the world, after water (Labbe et al.,2006). It dates back to several thousand years ago in China (Uzunalic et al., 2006). Tea leaves contain many constituents, but the biological effect of tea is often attributed to the polyphenols among the…Continue
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