Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Biocatalysis and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Industrial Products

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ching T. Hou, Jei-Fu Shaw

    Biocatalysis and biotechnology are rapidly advancing areas of research with the significant advantages of high specificity, efficiency, energy conservation, and pollution reduction. With applications in industrial processes and the huge world nutraceutical and functional food market, of which the…

    Hardback – 2006-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Mint

    The Genus Mentha, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian M. Lawrence

    For thousands of years mint has enjoyed an honored place in pharmacopoeias and kitchen cupboards in India, China, Europe, North America, and elsewhere. Today the amount of essential oils produced from the four major mint species (cornmint, peppermint, Native spearmint, and Scotch spearmint) exceeds…

    Hardback – 2006-12-13
    CRC Press
    Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles

  • Chemical and Functional Properties of Food Components

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Zdzislaw E. Sikorski

    Water, saccharides, proteins, lipids, minerals, colorants, and additives all contribute to the nutritional value and sensory properties of food. During post harvest storage and processing, these components change and the extent and nature of change depends on the chemical properties of the…

    Hardback – 2006-10-25
    CRC Press
    Chemical & Functional Properties of Food Components

  • Functional Food Carbohydrates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Costas G. Biliaderis, Marta S. Izydorczyk

    Historically, most of the research into carbohydrates as functional ingredients focused on the improvement of appearance, taste, mouth-feel, and stability. The growing interest in functional foods, however, is demanding a critical look at the beneficial nonnutritive effects of carbohydrates on…

    Hardback – 2006-10-10
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Functional Foods and Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalidas Shetty, Gopinadhan Paliyath, Anthony Pometto, Robert E. Levin

    World-wide there are more overweight and obese people (1 billion) than there are malnourished (0.8 billion). Today the challenge lies not just in meeting basic nutritional needs, but providing additional protective ingredients to help prevent the major chronic diseases associated with obesity.…

    Hardback – 2006-09-28
    CRC Press
    Food Science and Technology

  • Pomegranates

    Ancient Roots to Modern Medicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Heber, Risa N. Schulman, Navindra P. Seeram

    While one may not find ancient studies that substantiate the pomegranate's curative and preventive qualities, the exalted status of this fruit goes back as far as the history of agriculture itself. Allusions to the pomegranate are readily found in the oldest cultures of the Indus Valley, ancient…

    Hardback – 2006-07-07
    CRC Press
    Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles

  • Nutraceutical and Specialty Lipids and their Co-Products

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fereidoon Shahidi

    While certain saturated and trans fats continue to face scrutiny as health hazards, new evidence indicates that, in addition to supplying foods with flavor and texture, fats also provide us with dietary components that are absolutely critical to our well-being. The importance of essential fatty…

    Hardback – 2006-03-14
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Dictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

    1st Edition

    By Michael Eskin, Snait Tamir

    Health professionals are recognizing the major role that nutraceuticals play in health enhancement. As a result, there is a dramatic increase in research aimed at identifying new functional foods and nutraceuticals. There is not, however, a single source that presents this research in a thorough…

    Hardback – 2005-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Lipid Metabolism and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Moffatt, Bryant Stamford

    That a relation exists between lipids/lipoproteins and coronary artery disease is no longer an arguable point. However, the complexities associated with this relationship, and the number of factors that can impact and alter circumstances and clinical status, are many and diverse. Consequently, this…

    Hardback – 2005-12-15
    CRC Press

  • Soy Applications in Food

    1st Edition

    By Mian N. Riaz

    Soy is prized by the food industry for both its versatility and the major role it plays in food functionality. However, only a limited amount of information is available explaining soy's full potential in food applicability. Soy Applications in Food provides insight into the different types of soy…

    Hardback – 2005-11-29
    CRC Press

  • Medicinal Spices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eberhard Teuscher

    As demonstrated by the hundreds of books on culinary herbs, spices, and spice blends currently on the market, the ancient art of seasoning is still popular and gaining momentum. Taking you on a journey into the fascinating world of spices, from foul-smelling asafetida to devilishly hot chilies,…

    Hardback – 2005-11-29
    Medpharm

  • Vitamins In Foods

    Analysis, Bioavailability, and Stability, 1st Edition

    By George F.M. Ball

    To achieve and maintain optimal health, it is essential that the vitamins in foods are present in sufficient quantity and are in a form that the body can assimilate. Vitamins in Foods: Analysis, Bioavailability, and Stability presents the latest information about vitamins and their analysis,…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01
    CRC Press
    Food Science and Technology

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