The Story of Frozen Food

published 7 years ago by Neptune Studios

The title says it all.

This podcast is brought to you by science alert the Facebook page that connects engages and inspire science enthusiasts worldwide follow us at Facebook.com slash science alert or science alert.com. Food is delicious not to mention kind of important for life but food also goes bad so humans have invented many ways to preserve it to eat later or far from where was harvested some of these methods require unhealthy chemicals or degrade the foods nutritional value but locally freezing can preserve food with most of its nutrients well frozen in place the important part is that most chemical and biological processes it runs slower at lower temperatures which means that if you cool food a lot enzymes in bacteria and fungi in the food get too cold to decompose it that's why food lasts longer in the freezer than in the fridge that on the counter freezing however it wasn't always an easy task especially before fridges were invented it's not that freezing food is a new idea I mean people who live in cold places have done it by default for thousands of years but things got ...

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