Chapter 1: The Science of Foods: Designing our Edible Future.- Chapter 2: Food Architecture: Building Better Foods.- Chapter 3: The Science of Deliciousness.- Chapter 4: Food Gastrology: The Science of Digestion.- Chapter 5: Are You What You Eat?.- Chapter 6: Nutraceuticals - Superfoods or Superfads.- Chapter 7: Feeding the World Inside Us: The Gut Microbiome, Diet, and Health.- Chapter 8: Personalized Nutrition - Customizing Our Diets for Better Health.- Chapter 9: Food Biotechnology: Sculpting Genes with Genetic Engineering.- Chapter 10: Food Nanotechnology: Harnessing the Power of the Miniature World That Surrounds Us.- Chapter 11: Towards a More Ethical and Sustainable Edible Future: One Burger at a Time.- Chapter 12: The Future of Foods?
David Julian McClements was born in the north of England but has
lived in California, Ireland, France, and Massachusetts since then.
He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food
Science at the University of Massachusetts where he specializes in
the areas of food design and nanotechnology. He has written
numerous books, published over 900 scientific articles, been
granted a number of patents, and presented his work at invited
talks around the world. He is currently the most highly cited
author in the food and agricultural sciences. He has received
awards from numerous scientific organizations in recognition of his
achievements and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry,
American Chemical Society, and Institute of Food
Technologists. His research has been funded by the United
States Department of Agriculture, National Science Foundation,
NASA, and the food industry.