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Phytopharmaceuticals for Brain Health

Shahnaz Subhan, Manashi Bagchi
September 21, 2017

The complexity of the pathophysiology of cognitive dysfunction has led to the use of therapeutic strategies to combat the disease. Proper diet, cognitive activity, and regular physical exercise can significantly help in improving brain health with advancing age and potentially reduce the risk of...

Ethnobotany of India, Volume 3: North-East India and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur
September 21, 2017

Ethnobotany of India: Volume 3: North-East India and Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the third of a five-volume set of Ethnobotany of India. Bringing together in one place the important information on the ethnobotany of the North-East India and Andaman and Nicobar Island region of India, this...

Ethnobotany of India, Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas

T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur
September 21, 2017

Ethnobotany of India: Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas is the 4th volume of the 5-volume set, an informative book series on the ethnobotanical aspects of India. The books cover different regions, including Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Deccan Volume 2: Western Ghats and West Coast...

Food Safety and Protection

V Ravishankar Rai, Jamuna A Bai
September 20, 2017

Food Safety and Protection covers various aspects of food safety, security, and protection. It discusses the challenges involved in the prevention and control of foodborne illnesses due to microbial spoilage, contamination, and toxins....

Trends in Food Safety and Protection

V Ravishankar Rai, Jamuna A Bai
September 20, 2017

Trends in Food Safety and Protection explores the recent developments and ongoing research in the field of food safety and protection. The book covers improvements in the existing techniques and implementation of novel analytical methods for detecting and characterizing foodborne pathogens....

Phytochemicals in Citrus: Applications in Functional Foods

Xingqian Ye
September 14, 2017

Citrus fruits have long been popular around the world due to their good flavor, taste, high nutritional value, and their healthy properties. Citrus is well known as a rich source of vitamin C. Citrus fruits also contain many other functional bioactive phytochemicals including terpenoids,...

Figs: The Genus Ficus

Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen
September 12, 2017

With a history as ancient as any cultivated fruit, many believe the fig has been with us even longer than the pomegranate. The Ficus constitutes one of the largest and hardiest genera of flowering plants featuring as many as 750 species. Although the extraordinary mutualism between figs and their...

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...

Food Technology: Applied Research and Production Techniques

Murlidhar Meghwal, Megh R. Goyal, Mital J. Kaneria
August 30, 2017

In this era of climate change and food/water/natural resource crises, it is important that current advancements in technology are made taking into consideration the impact on humanity and the environment. This new volume, Food Technology: Applied Research and Production Techniques, in the...

Processing Technologies for Milk and Milk Products: Methods, Applications, and Energy Usage

Ashok Kumar Agrawal, Megh R. Goyal
August 30, 2017

The demand for quality milk products is increasing throughout the world. Food patterns are changing from eating plant protein to animal protein due to increasing incomes around the world, and the production of milk and milk products is expanding with leaps and bounds. This book presents an array of...

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 Allergy: Methods of Detection and Clinical Studies

Anas M. Abdel Rahman
August 22, 2017

This book explores the recent advances and integrations in molecular technology in food research platforms, which have revolutionized the way we discover and trace potential allergens in our food and drugs and how we utilize that for diagnosis and management. These different technologies for global...

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