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Nutrition Management of Cancer

Cancer Overview Cancer involves mutated cells abnormally dividing and reproducing which spread throughout the body.  It is one of the largest contributors to death in the US, responsible for nearly one out of every four deaths (American Cancer Society). Nutrition and lifestyle have a major impact on risk factors and prevention of cancer, including diet,…

Calculate Selling Price

There are several methods a restaurant can determine the selling price of an item.  This article goes over some commonly used methods, such as the factor pricing method, prime cost method, and actual cost method. Factor Pricing Method Factor pricing method is also known as the markup method.  The variables needed to determine the selling…

As Purchased and Edible Portion

As Purchased and Edible Portion In keeping with the spirit of the holiday of Thanksgiving coming up next month, I thought it would be appropriate to go over a frequently asked question on AP and EP (or as purchased and edible portion).  We’ll take a common Thanksgiving meal and do a few calculations! What is…