"Providing up-to-date information on potential fat substitutes, including protein-based, carbohydrate-based, and lipid-based substitutes, this unique reference/text focuses on the benefits of carbohydrate polyesters and the various methods available for their production, isolation, analysis, and purification highlighting regulatory aspects, potential applications, and the applicable patent literature."
". . .a well-written, concise book on an important contemporary subject. "
---Food and Nutrition Press
". . .a useful reference. "
---Trends in Food Science and Technology
". . .for a fact-filled, extensive treatment of carbohydrate polyesters and their use as fat substitutes, this volume is the definitive, up-to-date reference. "
A backgorund and history of carbohydrate polyesters; synthesis of carbohydrate fatty acid polyesters; enzymatic synthesis of carbohydrate esters; supercritical fluid extraction and chromatography of sucrose and methyl glucose polyester; patent literature on carbohydrate esters and polyesters; emulsification properties of sugar esters; sucrose esters in baked products; antimicrobial properties of sucrose fatty acid esters; sucrose polyester and cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism; digestion and absorption of carbohydrate polyesters; other fat substitutes; fat substitutes in foods - growing demand and potential markets; carbohydrate polyesters - regulations and applications.