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Seaweed Bioactives: Health Benefits and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of...

Handbook of Nutritive Value of Processed Food: Volume I: Food for Human Use

1st Edition

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 12, 2018

Industrial as well as home processing can bring about profound changes in the chemical composition of food and its nutritive value. While a variety of treatments may be detrimental, certain modifications of foodstuffs can actually improve their digestibiity and biological value. The effect on...

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...

Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

1st Edition

Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young
February 05, 2018

It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic with the obesity rates continuing to rise year after year. According to the Center for Disease Control, one third of Americans are now obese. It is no longer sufficient to simply point out the health risks of obesity to our...

Dimensions of Food

8th Edition

Vickie A. Vaclavik, Amy Haynes
February 01, 2018

Following its bestselling predecessor, Dimensions of Food, Eighth Edition, provides beneficial classroom and independent, instructive material for students. Instructors will find that this textbook's organization makes it easy to use and very flexible for teaching. A variety of stimulating...

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