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Health Benefits of Nuts and Dried Fruits

1st Edition

Cesarettin Alasalvar, Jordi Salas-Salvado, Emilio Ros, Joan Sabate
February 20, 2020

Nuts and dried fruits are part of our daily diet. They are consumed whole or as ingredients of many food products such as muffins, cereals, chocolates, energy bars, breads, and cookies, among others. Health Benefits of Nuts and Dried Fruits provides a comprehensive overview of the literature on the...

Functional Foods and Biotechnology, Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Kalidas Shetty, Dipayan Sarkar
February 20, 2020

A two volume set that kick off the Food Biotechnology series, Functional Foods and Biotechnology combines the work of experts around that world to advance knowledge on bio-based innovations to improve wider health-focused applications of functional food and food ingredients. Volume I focuses on the...

The Role of Phytoconstitutents in Health Care: Biocompounds in Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ramasamy Harikrishnan
February 06, 2020

This informative volume provides new insights with scientific evidence on the uses of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It reviews various therapies with herbal phytoconstituents for certain types of disorders, modes of action, and pharmacological screening. It focuses on...

Functional Foods and Biotechnology: Sources of Functional Foods and Ingredients

1st Edition

Kalidas Shetty, Dipayan Sarkar
December 18, 2019

The first of two related books that kick off the Food Biotechnology series, Functional Foods and Biotechnology: Sources of Functional Foods and Ingredients, focuses on the recent advances in the understanding of the role of cellular, metabolic, and biochemical concepts and processing that are...

Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops

1st Edition

Franc Bavec, Martina Bavec
December 17, 2019

Merging coverage of two increasingly popular and quickly growing food trends, Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops provides an overview of the basic principles of organic agriculture and highlights its multifunctionality with special emphasis on the conservation of rare crops and their...

Nutraceuticals for Prenatal, Maternal, and Offspring’s Nutritional Health

1st Edition

Priyanka Bhatt, Maryam Sadat Miraghajani, Sarvadaman Pathak, Yashwant Pathak
December 13, 2019

Although there is an increasing number of pregnant individuals taking nutraceuticals to maintain good health, many gaps exist in the knowledge base. These nutraceuticals might be involved in a wide variety of biological processes, and the biological and epidemiological findings of relevant studies...

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

3rd Edition

Robert E.C. Wildman, Richard S. Bruno
December 09, 2019

The field of functional foods along with their bioactive food components has grown tremendously over the past decades. Often guided by hypothesis-generating epidemiological observations, discoveries from basic science studies and controlled trials in humans have provided critical evidence to help...

The Regulation of Dietary Supplements: A Historical Analysis

1st Edition

Stephen J. Pintauro
December 09, 2019

This book documents the long, still ongoing battle between the US Food and Drug Administration and the dietary supplement industry. It presents the complex, often subtle, and sometimes overlooked series of events that had a major impact on how dietary supplements are manufactured, marketed, sold,...

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Masood Sadiq Butt
December 05, 2019

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications and Potential Health Claims explores the importance of medicinal plants and their potential benefits for human health. This book looks at bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, the health benefits of bioactive compounds, the applications...

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Sheeba Varghese Gupta, Yashwant V Pathak
November 11, 2019

Dietary supplements and nutraceuticals such as Vitamin A and D, Omega-3 and probiotics are used as part of the cancer treatment as complimenting the main therapy. Several Nutraceuticals have shown to boost the immune responses, while emerging clinical studies and other research suggests that some...

Technologies for Value Addition in Food Products and Processes

1st Edition

Sankar Chandra Deka, Dibyakanta Seth, Nishant Rachayya Swami Hulle
November 04, 2019

The new volume looks at some important emerging food processing technologies in light of the demand for functional food products and high-value and nutritionally rich products. Technologies for Value Addition in Food Products and Processes covers a selection of important recent developments in food...

Food Bioactives: Functionality and Applications in Human Health

1st Edition

Sankar Chandra Deka, Dibyakanta Seth, Nishant Rachayya Swami Hulle
October 25, 2019

This valuable volume addresses the growing consumer demand for novel functional food products and for high-value, nutritionally rich products by focusing on the sources and applications of bioactives from food. The chapters in the book describe functional properties and discuss applications of the...

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