Phytosterols as Functional Food Components and Nutraceuticals: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Phytosterols as Functional Food Components and Nutraceuticals

1st Edition

Edited by Paresh C. Dutta

CRC Press

450 pages

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Analyzes food and biological samples of phytosterols and discusses plant sterol analysis with respect to functional foods. Investigates the safety of phytosterols and phytosterol esters and associated health risks, including potential impact on cancer development and the lowering of cholesterol levels. Details the chemistry, occurrence, and biological effects of phytosterol oxides.

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Nutraceutical Science and Technology

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Subject Categories

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