Nutraceutical Proteins and Peptides in Health and Disease: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Nutraceutical Proteins and Peptides in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Yoshinori Mine, Fereidoon Shahidi

CRC Press

688 pages

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Reports of the beneficial health effects of some peptides have begun to make their way into the scientific literature. Peptides can act as immunomodulators, and have been shown to have a positive influence on calcium absorption, and on regulation of serum cholesterol. A number of peptides may also possess antimicrobial properties that enhance the b

Table of Contents

Nutrient Absorption System. Body's Defense System. Body's Regulating System. Body's Nervous System. Hypo-Allergenic Foods. Modern Approaches to Bioactive Proteins and Peptides.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science