This CRC series Food Analysis and Properties is designed to provide a state-of-art coverage on topics to the understanding of physical, chemical and functional properties of foods: including (1) recent analysis techniques of a choice of food components; (2) developments and evolutions in analysis techniques related to food; (3) recent trends in analysis techniques of specific food components and/or a group of related food components.
Nutriomics Well-being through Nutrition
Mass Spectrometry in Food Analysis
By Leo Nollet, Matteo Bordiga
December 18, 2023
Forty years of progress in the fields of gas chromatography and data collection have culminated in flavoromics. This is a combination of chemometrics and metabolomics. Essentially, it is the non-targeted way of rapidly collecting a significant amount of data from a wide range of sample populations ...
By Leo Nollet, Javed Ahmad, Javed Ahamad
September 11, 2023
Spices are obtained from natural sources, especially from plants, and are used in cooking food in whole or grounded forms mainly for imparting flavor, aroma, and piquancy. Besides their role in improving food quality, spices also have health benefits that are anticancer, antidiabetic, antimicrobial...
By Leo Nollet, Javed Ahmad
December 02, 2022
Natural toxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by living organisms. These toxins are not harmful to the organisms themselves, but they may be toxic to other creatures, including humans, when eaten. These chemical compounds have diverse structures and differ in biological function ...
By Devarajan Thangadurai, Saher Islam, Leo M.L. Nollet, Juliana Adetunji
May 17, 2022
Implementation of robust omics technologies enables integrative and holistic interrogation related to nutrition by labeling biomarkers to empirically assess the dietary intake. Nutriomics: Well-being through Nutrition aims to enhance scientific evidence based on omics technologies and effectiveness...
By Leo Nollet, Semih Ötleş
March 29, 2022
A growing body of scientific evidence has revealed that many food peptides exhibit specific biological activities in addition to their established nutritional value. Bioactive peptides present in foods may help reduce the worldwide epidemic of chronic diseases that account for a great number of ...
By Leo Nollet, Robert Winkler
March 22, 2022
The quality and safety of food are crucial for human nutrition. However, evaluating the chemical composition of food is challenging for the analyst and requires powerful methods. Chromatography and mass spectrometry (MS) is the gold standard for analyzing complex food samples, including raw ...
By Javed Ahmad, Leo Nollet
October 18, 2021
As of late, greater efforts are being made in the use of nanoemulsion techniques to encapsulate, protect, and deliver functional compounds for food applications, given their advantages over conventional emulsification techniques. In addition, delivery systems of nano-scale dimensions use low-energy...
By Devarajan Thangardurai, Leo Nollet, Saher Islam, Jeyabalan Sangeetha
April 20, 2021
Molecular landscape for food safety analysis is rapidly revolutionizing because of high resolution and value added resulting analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches. These modern sequencing technologies drive worldwide advancements in food safety and quality. Sequencing ...
By Edmond Sanganyado, Basil K. Munjanja, Leo Nollet
December 31, 2020
Chiral Organic Pollutants introduces readers to the growing challenges of chirality in synthetic chemicals. In this volume, contributors brilliantly summarize the characteristics of chiral pollutants to provide tools and techniques for effectively assessing their environmental and human health ...
By Leo Nollet, Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi
December 03, 2020
The world’s ever increasing use of plastics has created large areas of floating plastic waste in the oceans—so-called plastic soup. This floating plastic debris is gradually fragmenting into smaller particles which eventually become microplastics, and even nanoplastics. Analysis of Nanoplastics ...
By Leo Nollet, Semih Ötleş
May 26, 2020
Consumers have the right to know what is in the food they are eating, and accordingly, a number of global food regulations require that the provenance of the food can be guaranteed from farm to fork. Many different instrumental techniques have been proposed for food authentication. Although ...
By Leo Nollet
May 18, 2020
Food contains various compounds and many technologies exist to analyze those molecules of interest. However, the analysis of the spatial distribution of those compounds using conventional technology, such as liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry is ...