Dietary Tannins: Consequences and Remedies

1st Edition

D. K. Salunkhe, J. K. Chavan

CRC Press
Published November 30, 1989
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9780849368110 - CAT# 6811

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This concisely written book presents information on types of plant phenolics. The sole focus of this volume is on dietary tannins. It reviews the fact that tannins interact with dietary proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, digestive enzymes, and lower nutrient availability. This work reveals that in certain parts of the world, tannins also have been reported as carcinogenic. This literature comprehensively reviews chemistry and plant biochemistry, and methods of extraction. It also explains the harmful and toxic effects and remedies to alleviate dietary tannins. This useful resource is a must for all food scientists, nutritionists, biochemists, and animal scientists throughout the world.


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