Food & Culinary Science

Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals

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Functional Foods and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Kalidas Shetty, Gopinadhan Paliyath, Anthony Pometto, Robert E. Levin
October 10, 2019

World-wide there are more overweight and obese people (1 billion) than there are malnourished (0.8 billion). Today the challenge lies not just in meeting basic nutritional needs, but providing additional protective ingredients to help prevent the major chronic diseases associated with obesity....

Engineering Practices for Milk Products: Dairyceuticals, Novel Technologies, and Quality

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Subrota Hati
October 04, 2019

While also addressing the need for more effective processing technologies for increased safety and quantity, the dairy industry needs to address the growing customer demand for new and innovative dairy foods with enhanced nutritional value. This volume looks at new research, technology, and...

Flavor Development for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

1st Edition

M. Selvamuthukumaran, Yashwant V Pathak
October 01, 2019

In a finished nutraceutical product, flavors play an integral role. Flavor Development for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals is about the crucial role added flavors play in any nutraceutical product. It describes the various extraction techniques that are being adopted for manufacturing flavors...

Phytochemicals: Aging and Health

1st Edition

Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, R. Keith Randolph
September 19, 2019

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial...

Plant Secondary Metabolites for Human Health: Extraction of Bioactive Compounds

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, P. P. Joy, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
September 10, 2019

This new book deals with recent advanced research on natural products and health-promoting foods that work to reduce the risk of diseases while enhancing overall well-being. Plant-based functional foods are known to contain compounds (also referred to as phytochemicals) in the leaves, stems,...

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
August 07, 2019

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...

Natural Medicines: Clinical Efficacy, Safety and Quality

1st Edition

Dilip Ghosh, Pulok K. Mukherjee
August 05, 2019

Globally, natural medicine has been considered as an important alternative to modern allopathic medicine. Although natural medicines are popular in society, only limited medicinal herbs have been scientifically evaluated for their potential in medical treatment. This book connects various aspects...

Human Health Benefits of Plant Bioactive Compounds: Potentials and Prospects

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
July 22, 2019

Focusing on the importance of functional foods and their secondary metabolites for human health, this volume presents new insights with scientific evidence on the use of functional foods in the treatment of certain diseases. The plants covered and their bioactive compounds are easily accessible and...

Cancer Prevention and Management through Exercise and Weight Control

1st Edition

Anne McTiernan
June 19, 2019

“..it is increasingly clear that cancer is also a disease of inertia. In this book, a broadly multidisciplinary group presents the evidence and provides the recommendations. … The antidote to diseases of inertia is movement — let’s move!” John Potter, M.D.,Ph.D., from the Foreword The American...

Technological Processes for Marine Foods, From Water to Fork: Bioactive Compounds, Industrial Applications, and Genomics

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Shanmugam Kirubanandan
June 13, 2019

The importance and value of foods from marine sources is ever-increasing, especially as the availability of arable land decreases due to climate change, increasing populations and urbanization, and other factors. This book looks at the importance of marine foods and their secondary metabolites for...

Micronutrients in Health and Disease, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kedar N. Prasad
April 19, 2019

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation plays a major role in the initiation and progression of most chronic diseases. In addition, increased release of glutamate plays a central role in the pathogenesis...

Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects

5th Edition

Gabriel Vinderola, Arthur Ouwehand, Seppo Salminen, Atte von Wright
April 05, 2019

Through four editions, Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects, has provided readers with information on the how’s and why’s lactic acid-producing fermentation improves the storability, palatability, and nutritive value of perishable foods. Thoroughly updated and fully revised,...

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