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Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

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Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar
March 9, 2016

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas ...

Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition

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Gail Vance Civille, B. Thomas Carr
November 23, 2015

This new edition of a bestseller covers all phases of performing sensory evaluation studies, from listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods. Like its predecessors, Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition gives a clear and concise prese...

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops

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Sunil Pareek
February 3, 2016

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference source for the various aspects of fruit ripening and postharvest behavior. It focuses on the postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of ripening and provides an overview of fruits and vegetabl...

Pomegranate Production and Marketing

Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz
April 13, 2016

In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date...

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Supply: Scientific, Economic, and Policy Enhancements

Kimberly Etingoff
April 11, 2016

As we realize the ways in which our food systems contribute and respond to climate change, sustainable agriculture becomes increasingly crucial. It is a complicated, multi-dimensional issue, which should be considered from a variety of angles. This compendium includes the perspectives of science,...

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar
March 09, 2016

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas...

Foodborne Diseases: Case Studies of Outbreaks in the Agri-Food Industries

Jan Mei Soon, Louise Manning, Carol A. Wallace
March 09, 2016

Foodborne Diseases: Case Studies of Outbreaks in the Agri-Food Industries defines the context of foodborne disease across a range of food sectors. It provides insight into the causes and management of outbreaks along with practical lessons about foodborne disease prevention strategies relevant to...

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops

Sunil Pareek
February 03, 2016

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference source for the various aspects of fruit ripening and postharvest behavior. It focuses on the postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of ripening and provides an overview of fruits and...

Edible Seaweeds of the World

Leonel Pereira
January 22, 2016

Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide...

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety

Md. Latiful Bari, Dike O. Ukuku
December 22, 2015

Foodborne pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide and have escalated to unprecedented levels in recent years. In this book, major foodborne diseases and the key food safety issues are discussed elaborately. In addition, emerging and reemerging microbial agents and other...

Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia

V.K. Joshi
December 18, 2015

Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia covers the foods of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and Afghanistan. For each type of food, its microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, quality, and nutritional value is covered in depth. The book discusses numerous topics...

Authenticity of Foods of Animal Origin

Ioannis Sotirios Arvanitoyannis
December 18, 2015

Over the last 20-30 years the number of food poisoning incidents has increased considerably and this has had disastrous effects both on consumers and the food industry. Several food industries went bankrupt due to huge amounts of money paid to compensate consumers’ family/relatives. These...

Food Microbiology: In Human Health and Disease

Nancy Khardori
December 18, 2015

A broad overview of foodborne infectious diseases, this book covers recent outbreaks, highlighting the food sources and pathogens involved. It also examines foodborne infectious diseases in travelers that are not commonly seen in the United States, outbreak investigation, sources and vehicles of...

The Maillard Reaction Reconsidered: Cooking and Eating for Health

Jack N. Losso
December 02, 2015

Cooking involves chemical reactions that can make food smell and taste better. However, the same process that is responsible for creating the aroma, flavor, palatability, color, and taste of grilled and seared foods has also been linked to the development of chronic degenerative diseases. The...

Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing, Second Edition

Y. H. Hui, E. Özgül Evranuz
November 24, 2015

The second edition of a bestseller, Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing compiles the latest developments and advances in the science and technology of processing and preservation of vegetables and vegetable products. It includes coverage of topics not found in similar books, such as...

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