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Sensing the Perfect Tomato: An Internet of Sensing Approach

1st Edition

Denise Wilson
May 02, 2019

Tomatoes are an important crop for their economic value and nutritional benefits. Optimizing yields for tomato crops requires careful attention to how and when to harvest both in the context of time-to-market and end use. The Internet of Things (IOT), when using distributed and networked sensors,...

Whole Grains: Processing, Product Development, and Nutritional Aspects

1st Edition

Shabir Ahmad Mir, Annamalai Manickavasagan, Manzoor Ahmad Shah
March 13, 2019

Whole grains play an important role in healthy diets, due to their potential role in minimizing the risk factors for several diseases. Thus the need for a comprehensive work that addresses all aspects of whole grain technology including processing, product development and nutrition values. This...

The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Diane Kraft
January 29, 2019

Reprising The 2017 American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title award-winning A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine, this new edition explores the physiological effects of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals in entries that include: Definition and background...

Animal Sourced Foods for Developing Economies: Preservation, Nutrition, and Safety

1st Edition

Muhammad Issa Khan, Aysha Sameen
January 02, 2019

Animal products are good source of disposable income for many small farmers in developing countries. In fact, livestock are often the most important cash crop in many small holder mixed farming systems. Livestock ownership currently supports and sustains the livelihoods of rural poor, who depend...

Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems

1st Edition

Irana W. Hawkins
October 24, 2018

Biodiversity of the food system is crucial for food production and loss of biodiversity is a pressing issue. This book focuses on biodiversity’s crucial role in food systems, health and well-being, and fate of the natural environment. It provides practical recommendations on how proper food systems...

NanoNutraceuticals

1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
September 17, 2018

This book will be a comprehensive account of the various facets of nutraceuticals domain. The peruser of this book will find details on various nanotech approaches to nutraceuticals, prebiotics and probiotics, along with their specific applications....

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

1st Edition

Aruna Bakhru
September 07, 2018

While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, especially for addressing the proliferation of chronic diseases. Written by leaders in the academic and scientific world, Nutrition and...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

1st Edition

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Korean Functional Foods: Composition, Processing and Health Benefits

1st Edition

Kun-Young Park, Dae Young Kwon, Ki Won Lee, Sunmin Park
May 08, 2018

Koreans believe the adage of food as medicine. Therefore, herbs or fruit ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, adlay, mugwort, pomegranate, and ginseng are used for their therapeutic effects as much as cooking. This book provide information related to Korean functional food. It first describes the...

Fruit and Cereal Bioactives: Sources, Chemistry, and Applications

1st Edition

Özlem Tokuşoğlu, Clifford A Hall III
April 18, 2018

Presenting up-to-date data in an easy-to-use format, this comprehensive overview of the chemistry of bioactive components of fruits and cereals addresses the role of these compounds in determining taste, flavor, and color, as well as recent claims of anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic, and antioxidant...

Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Preventive and Healthcare Applications

1st Edition

Chuanhai Cao, Sarvadaman Pathak, Kiran Patil
March 29, 2018

This book addresses various clinical and sub clinical applications of antioxidant nutraceuticals, with a primary focus on preventive use for general wellness, common ailments, and such chronic illnesses as cancer and neurological applications. This unique book captures the applications of natural...

Lycopene and Tomatoes in Human Nutrition and Health

1st Edition

A. Venketeshwer Rao, Gwen L. Young, Leticia G. Rao
March 27, 2018

Lycopene is a potent antioxidant carotenoid found in fruits and vegetables; particularly high amounts exist in red tomatoes. It is not an essential nutrient for humans, but can be a potential therapeutic agent for preventing several human diseases. Since the publication of the previous book on...

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