FOOD AND NUTRITION PRACTICAL WAEC GCE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
*GCE FUT AND NUT*
1. Increase shelf life.
2. Preserve texture and appearance.
3. Enhance flavour.
4. Increases nutrients with fortification.
*Food additives:* This are substances added to food to maintain or improve its safety, freshness taste, texture, or appearance.
Methods of Food Adulteration
Here is a list of most common adulterants which have been added
1.Adding certain chemicals for faster ripening of fruits.
2.Mixing of decomposed fruits and vegetables with the good ones.
3.Adding certain natural and chemical dyes to attract consumers.
I. To build structure.
II. It gives the cake its strength and holds all the ingredients together.
I. It adds sweetness and flavor.
II. It keeps the baked cake soft and moist.
I. Eggs can act as binding agents.
II. It also gives the cake its strength and holds all the ingredients together.