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Water in Foods; Forms, Characteristics and Importance

Some Characteristics of Water Water, one of the four major components in foods, is extremely important in terms of its vital necessity in nutrition and its physical, chemical and microbiological effects on foods. To understand why water is so important for food, it is necessary to know its main characteristics. Water is a compound formed by the covalent bonding of two hydrogen atoms with an…