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Fennema’s Food Chemistry, Fifth Edition

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Srinivasan Damodaran, Kirk L. Parkin
March 6, 2017

This latest edition of the most internationally respected reference in food chemistry for more than 30 years, Fennema’s Food Chemistry, 5th Edition once again meets and surpasses the standards of quality and comprehensive information set by its predecessors. All chapters reflect recent scientific ...

Dietary AGEs and Their Role in Health and Disease

Jaime Uribarri
November 17, 2017

Of the many dietary factors associated with inflammation and oxidative stress, a specific group are food-derived pro-inflammatory and pro-oxidant compounds, so-called advanced glycation end products (AGEs). While AGEs have been recognized as factors in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications,...

Handbook of Brewing, Third Edition

Graham G. Stewart, Anne Anstruther, Inge Russell
October 27, 2017

With a foreword written by Professor Ludwig Narziss—one of the world’s most notable brewing scientists—the Handbook of Brewing, Third Edition, as it has for two previous editions, provides the essential information for those who are involved or interested in the brewing industry. The book...

Biopackaging

Martin Alberto Masuelli
October 23, 2017

This book examines the whole range of modern packaging options. It covers edible packaging based on carbohydrates, proteins, antioxidative and antimicrobial packaging, and the chemistry of food and food packaging, such as plasticization and polymer morphology. Issues related to shelf life and...

Multiresidue Methods for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Food

Horacio Heinzen, Leo M.L. Nollet, Amadeo R. Fernandez-Alba
October 18, 2017

Pesticide residues can persist for some time and can be harmful to human health, wildlife and the global environment. Determination of such residues helps to keep the production sustainability and to design policies to protect endangered ecosystems. This book presents the key features of pesticide...

Functional Carbohydrates: Development, Characterization, and Biomanufacture

Jian Chen, Yang Zhu, Song Liu
October 04, 2017

This book covers several major functional carbohydrates widely used in food and other applications. It presents technical details of bio-manufacture, providing direct assistance to researchers and engineers who are interested in applying and producing these carbohydrates....

Meat Quality: Genetic and Environmental Factors

Wieslaw Przybylski, PhD, David Hopkins, PhD
September 01, 2017

One of the biggest challenges faced by meat producers today is the requirement to improve the quality of meat while maintaining focus on efficiency and higher yields. Numerous studies have shown that consumers are willing to pay premiums for meat products with guaranteed eating quality. This book...

Utilisation of Bioactive Compounds from Agricultural and Food Production Waste

Quan V. Vuong
August 23, 2017

The large quantity of waste generated from agricultural and food production remains a great challenge and an opportunity for the food industry. As there are numerous risks associated with waste for humans, animals and the environment, billions of dollars are spent on the treatment of agricultural...

Food Forensics: Stable Isotopes as a Guide to Authenticity and Origin

James F. Carter, Lesley A. Chesson
July 13, 2017

Food forensics is a multi-disciplinary science involving advanced analytical techniques, plant and animal metabolism, and sophisticated data interpretation tools. This book explains how plants, and in turn animals eating those plants, assimilate stable isotopes and trace elements from their...

Engineering Aspects of Food Emulsification and Homogenization

Marilyn Rayner, Petr Dejmek
July 01, 2017

Emulsions are found in a wide variety of food products, pharmaceuticals, paints, and cosmetics, thus emulsification is a truly multidisciplinary phenomenon. Therefore understanding of the process must evolve from the combination of (at least) three different scientific specializations. Engineering...

Novel Food Processing: Effects on Rheological and Functional Properties

Jasim Ahmed, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy, Stefan Kasapis, Joyce I. Boye
June 16, 2017

Rapid expansion of research on the development of novel food processes in the past decade has resulted in novel processes drawn from fields outside the traditional parameters of food processing. Providing a wealth of new knowledge, Novel Food Processing: Effects on Rheological and Functional...

Industrial Galactomannan Polysaccharides

N. K. Mathur
June 14, 2017

Quite possibly the first comprehensive text on galactomannans, Industrial Galactomannan Polysaccharides compiles information on their industrial uses in the form of gums including locust bean, guar, tara, fenugreek, cassia-tara, and Sesbania-bisipinasa varieties. The book describes how...

Starches: Characterization, Properties, and Applications

Andrea Bertolini
June 14, 2017

Starch is one of the major polysaccharides employed as biopolymers by the food industry, and its wide range of applications has resulted in intense research of starch structure and technology. Written by an outstanding multidisciplinary team with complementary expertise in both academia and...

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