Handbook of Research on Food Science and Technology: Volume 3: Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

1st Edition

Monica Lizeth Chavez-Gonzalez, Jose Juan Buenrostro-Figueroa, Cristobal N. Aguilar

Apple Academic Press
Published December 18, 2018
Reference - 256 Pages - 19 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771887205 - CAT# K388085

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Summary

The three volumes in this handbook highlight new research and current trends in food science and technology, looking at the most recent innovations, emerging technologies, and strategies focusing on taking food design to sustainable levels. In particular, the handbook focuses on modernization in the food industry, sustainable packaging, food bioprocesses, food fermentation, food microbiology, functional foods and nutraceuticals, natural products, nano- and microtechnology, healthy product composition, innovative processes and bioprocesses for utilization of by-products, development of novel preservation alternatives, extending the shelf life of fresh products, alternative processes requiring less energy or water, among other topics.

Volume 3 of the 3-volume set focuses on functional foods and nutraceuticals. The chapters examine nutraceuticals as treatment for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, trends in functional food in noncommunicable diseases, synergism in food trends, bioactive peptides, agave fructans as a functional component in foods, and more.

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