First Published in 1982, this three-volume set explores the value of hydrocolloids in food. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for dieticians and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Cellulose Gums Introduction 1. Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC or Cellulose Gel) 2. Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) 3. Hydroxyproplcellulose (HPC) 4. Methylcellulose (MC) and Hydroxypropylmethlcellulose (HPMC) Section 2: Plant Seed Gums Introduction 5. Locust/Carob Bean Gum 6. Guar Gum 7. Tara Gum 8. Tamarind Seed Gum Section 3: Plant Extracts 9. Pectins
Martin Glicksman is a Principal Scientist in the Central Research Department of General Foods Corporation, Tarrytown, New York.