Food science

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Decent Essays

    I am a Food Science major hoping to pursue my masters degree at Washington State University. I decided to go to college because I believe that higher education is the key to success. I have made pursuing my college degree in Food Science my priority. I am highly motivated and started my college career in high school completing my Associate in Arts and Sciences. I focused my courses to directly relate to my Food Science degree. I wanted to pursue food science because of the wide career opportunities and the ability to make a difference. I now will begin working to help other students learn about the benefits of pursuing a degree in food science as I am working to become an ambassador for the college in the coming year. I was ecstatic to begin…

    • 352 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Big Name Companies and the Tending Addiction of Processed Food “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food”, an expert from The New York Times Magazine, by Michael Moss addresses many issues with big companies and their thought process. Although Moss neglects to show the things that companies do right or do because the consumer desires it. He doesn’t bring to light the different options that big companies put out that are healthier for the consumer. Moss does a good job of pointing out…

    • 1288 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Science D Assessment: Food for All The amount of damage done by pests to crops is immense. Approximately 20% of the worldwide yield of food crops are damaged anually because of pests and the diseases pests spread. The human population of the World continues to rise every second and lies by about 7.4 billion people at the moment. Therefore, an ever increasing amount of food also has to be grown. We can not afford to keep on loosing large amounts of food that we start to grow only because of…

    • 800 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Ballinger ENG-101- ML 15 September, 2016 Manipulations to Serve Gratifications The tendency to exploit those that are vulnerable is highly practiced by corporations in the United States to gain success. In Michael Moss’s The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food, it is delineated how the food conglomerate, Oscar Meyer, led by executive Bob Drane, manufactured and marketed the famous product that is known as “Lunchables.” In interviews with Drane and his daughter, Monica, Moss uncovered…

    • 1258 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    “The way we eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous 10,000” (Food, Inc). This really is true, because, before fast food and processed canned foods, people used to have to hunt for their food. Now, we have 24-hour fast food restaurants, and we have over 47,000 food products to chose from in our supermarkets. Since 1980, the percentage of obese children has gone from 5.8% to 17.5% (Obesity Rates 1). 38% of adults in our nation are considered obese, but 33% of the people who…

    • 1262 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    that are vulnerable is highly practiced by corporations in the United States to gain success. In Michael Moss’s The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food, he delineates how the food conglomerate Oscar Meyer, led by executive Bob Drane, manufactured and marketed the famous product known as “Lunchables.” Ironically, it is revealed that Bob Drane’s own daughter, Monica, never served “Lunchables” to her three kids for they “eat very healthfully” (Moss 269). From Monica Dranes’s statement…

    • 1590 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    In Michael Moss’s essay, “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food,” he illustrated that the products of food corporations, such as Prego, General Mills, and Frito-Lays, are the reason for America’s obesity, calling for us to fix this problem. Obesity and addiction of junk food is an epidemic in the United States. However, the businesses that caused this problem know it is a result of their products and would rather stand and watch than fix the problem. These corporations use…

    • 1749 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Decent Essays

    A human’s ability to adjust to environmental stimuli is the important biological process that is necessary to live. These adjustments are based entirely on one’s surroundings and how he or she has previously dealt with adjustments. Surroundings are not only environmental, such as the air, water, or a natural disaster, but can also be advertisements or stores. Humans are able to take in their surroundings and make a logical decision that will allow them to act in the proper way to their specific…

    • 1583 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    overweight was a potential contributing factor. At that moment, I realized the importance of a healthy diet; seeing my mother struggle to survive each day further inspired me to pursue a nutritional science major. Even then, I imagined that I would one day become a dietitian, which would give me the chance to help sick people like my mom prolong their lives. My ambition was to facilitate healthy eating lifestyles in order to reduce chronic disease. Unfortunately, the summer before I transferred…

    • 997 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Obesity can cause several problems making it one of the most expensive diseases to treat. What goes in a human body can cause many long term health effects. Eating foods high in sugar, salt, or fat can lead to serious health concerns such as obesity or hypertension. The “convenient and inexpensive” foods advertised by many food companies have a much higher price tag than expected. These particular food companies have been at fault with the nations growing health concerns. By overloading food…

    • 1606 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50