Food Science is the study of production, processing,
preparation, evaluation, and utilization of food.
It is a science that is entirely based on the application
of chemistry, biology, physics, and psychology as
To produce better food items
To improve processing and storage techniques
To determine ways for storing high quality,
perishable food safely
What are nutrients?
Substances found in food that help in
growth of mind
What is nutrition?
It is a basic understanding of how food is
consumed and used in body for the betterment.
Similarity between Food Science
Both are helpful in studying the nature of
Both are used for understanding how food
help in development of body and mind.
Difference between Food Science and
Food Science is more broad and
involves the entire study of food
products staring from production,
processing, preparation and evaluation
of food. On the other hand, nutrition is
more specific and aims only at studying
the nature of nutrients.