Polysaccharides: Natural Fibers in Food and Nutrition

Noureddine Benkeblia

September 30, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 512 Pages - 82 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138033900 - CAT# K31549

USD$80.00

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Features

  • Focuses on natural fibers, mainly fructo-, galacto-, and other poly-saccharides
  • Covers chemistry, biochemistry, nutritional, biomedical and health impacts of natural fibers
  • Includes technical and technological aspects related to natural fiber processing
  • Discusses less known as fibers like cellulose, pectins, or other insoluble polycarbohydrates

Summary

This book reviews the evidence supporting the influence of plant fibers on our daily life by either having impacts on our nutrition or improving processed foods for human and animal feeding. By bringing new information and updating existing scientific data, this book will also be a consistent source of information for both professional and non-professionals that are involved in food science and technology, nutrition, and even medical sciences related to human health and well-being.

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