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Nutraceutical Science and Technology


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The Nutraceutical Science and Technology Series offers professionals in food, nutrition, and health a series of books that provide comprehensive coverage of emerging science and technology of nutraceutical compounds, their processing, and the analysis of their role in preventing or delaying the onset of diseases. Books in the series cover developments in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, epidemiology, and engineering of products from plant and animal sources.

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Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

1st Edition

Edited By Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar
March 09, 2016

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas...

Tree Nuts Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects

Tree Nuts: Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects

1st Edition

Edited By Cesarettin Alasalvar, Fereidoon Shahidi
December 17, 2008

Traditionally perceived as a high-fat, high-calorie food best avoided or consumed only in moderation, tree nuts have come into their own. Recent epidemiological and clinical studies provide evidence that frequent nut consumption is associated with favorable plasma lipid profiles, reduced risk of ...

Tea and Tea Products Chemistry and Health-Promoting Properties

Tea and Tea Products: Chemistry and Health-Promoting Properties

1st Edition

Edited By Chi-Tang Ho, Jen-Kun Lin, Fereidoon Shahidi
July 09, 2008

The past decade has seen considerable interest and progress in unraveling the beneficial health effects of tea, particularly its polyphenolic components and its antioxidant activity. Understanding the science behind the claims will help in the production and marketing of teas and tea products. ...

Marine Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Marine Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

1st Edition

Edited By Colin Barrow, Fereidoon Shahidi
August 13, 2007

Two of the most popular nutraceutical products on the market, omega-3 oil and glucosamine, were originally derived from waste products. Discarded oil from the manufacture of fishmeal became wildly popular as omega-3, a polyunsaturated fat, and the fully hydrolyzed chitosan from shrimp and crab ...

Nutraceutical Proteins and Peptides in Health and Disease

Nutraceutical Proteins and Peptides in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Edited By Yoshinori Mine, Fereidoon Shahidi
September 29, 2005

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 ...

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

1st Edition

Edited By Fereidoon Shahidi, Jean-Richard Neeser, J. Bruce German
March 04, 2004

This reference compiles a broad spectrum of perspectives from specialists in academic, governmental, and industrial research settings to demonstrate the influence of biochemistry and biotechnological applications on functional food developments. Focusing on topics not covered in depth in other ...

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