Nutrition Products

  • The Maillard Reaction Reconsidered

    Cooking for Health

    By Jack N. Losso

    Cooking can involve chemical reactions that make our food smell and taste better. During the cooking process, the Maillard reaction is partially responsible for creating the flavor and color of grilled and seared foods. The Maillard reaction has also been linked to chronic degenerative diseases…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    CRC Press

  • Human Placental Trophoblasts

    Impact of Maternal Nutrition

    Edited by Asim K. Duttaroy, Sanjay Basak

    Trophoblasts are cells in the human placenta that play a vital role in fetal growth and pregnancy. This book discusses the role of nutrients on human placental development with particular focus on the impact of nutrients on trophoblast function. Exposure to nutrients in utero is critical, as it…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss, Anand Swaroop

    Functional foods and nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and natural antioxidants have established their potential roles in the protection of human health against disease. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention examines the benefits, efficacy, and success of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition in Public Health

    Principles, Policies, and Practice, Second Edition

    By Arlene Spark, Lauren M. Dinour, Janel Obenchain

    This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome

    Edited by Isaias Dichi, Andrea Name Colado Simao

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is rising in developing countries and developed countries at such high rates that it is now considered a worldwide public health problem of pandemic proportions. Yet its spread can usually be mitigated by diet and lifestyle behavior. Nutritional…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    CRC Press

  • Introducing Food Science, Second Edition

    By Robert L. Shewfelt, Alicia Orta-Ramirez, Andrew D. Clarke

    Written to provide an introductory food science textbook that excites students and fosters learning, the first edition of Introducing Food Science broke new ground. With an easy-to-read format and innovative Looking Back, Remember This!, and Looking Ahead sections, it quickly became popular with…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    CRC Press

  • Bread and Its Fortification

    Nutrition and Health Benefits

    Edited by Cristina M. Rosell, Joanna Bajerska, Aly F. El Sheikha

    Today, bread supplies over half of the caloric intake of the world’s population including a high proportion of the intake of Vitamins B and E. Bread therefore is a major food of the world. Bread was the main stables of the ancient Egyptian diet. Around 7,000 BC humans (probably Egyptians) somehow…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    CRC Press
    Food Biology Series

  • Food Policy

    Looking Forward from the Past

    By Janel Obenchain, Arlene Spark

    Access to safe, adequate, and nutritionally balanced food is a cornerstone of public health. Food Policy: Looking Forward from the Past examines the influences of grassroots movements, the government, and industry on the US food systems. The authors explore the intersection of food and nutrition…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Integrative Nutrition Therapy

    Edited by Mary J. Marian, Gerard Mullin, MD

    Integrative medicine is an approach to wellness that makes use of both conventional and alternative therapies to achieve optimal health and healing. Nutrition-based therapies are consistently among the highest used alternative therapies to treat a wide variety of illnesses. This book provides…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition for Elite Athletes

    Edited by Eric S. Rawson, Stella Lucia Volpe

    In order to achieve and maintain peak performance, high-level athletes require the right nutrition at the right time. Nutrition for Elite Athletes provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research on the nutritional requirements of athletes at the top of their game.Since researchers,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    CRC Press

  • Food and Public Health

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

    Edited by Wendy Wills, Alizon Draper, Ulla Gustafsson

    This book focuses on food policy, and its relationship to public health, as an increasingly important issue in today’s society. Contributors highlight the lack of global regulation in the food supply chain and explore the common tendency to leave regulation to markets and to individual consumer…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Arsenic Toxicity

    Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by Narayan Chakrabarty

    The most talked about metalloid in the modern world, arsenic affects the liver, kidney, and lungs; leads to cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes; and may cause blindness with long-time exposure. With naturally occurring arsenic boosted by mining and other industrial processes contaminating…

    Hardback – 2015-08-05
    CRC Press

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