Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Bioactive Foods and Extracts

    Cancer Treatment and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

    Though there is considerable historical and anecdotal record for the use and efficacy of the cancer preventative properties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs, modern healthcare professionals require scientific evidence and verifiable results to make defensible decisions on the benefits, risks, and…

    Hardback – 2010-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Functional Foods of the East

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Shi, Chi-Tang Ho, Fereidoon Shahidi

    Health and healing foods have a long history in the Asian cultures. Those of Eastern culture have long believed that food and medicine are from the same source and can treat illnesses and promote a healthier life. This volume covers certain traditional Asian functional foods, their history,…

    Hardback – 2010-10-21
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Micronutrients in Health and Disease

    1st Edition

    By Kedar N. Prasad

    Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation play a major role in the initiation and progression of a host of disease states, ranging from cancer to posttraumatic stress disorder. In varying doses,…

    Hardback – 2010-10-13
    CRC Press

  • Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives

    Biological Activities and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    Biopolymers found in marine animals and plants offer tremendous, largely untapped pharmaceutical potential. Research shows that these biopolymers can be used to combat various infectious as well as inflammatory, oxidative, and carcinogenic factors. Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their…

    Hardback – 2010-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Prakash Tamang, Kasipathy Kailasapathy

    Did you know? It’s estimated that fermentation practices have been around since as early as 6000 BC, when wine was first being made in Caucasus and Mesopotamia. Today, there are roughly 5000 varieties of fermented foods and beverages prepared and consumed worldwide, which accounts for between five…

    Hardback – 2010-07-01
    CRC Press

  • Bioactive Peptides

    Applications for Improving Nutrition and Health, 1st Edition

    By Richard Owusu-Apenten

    Chronic illnesses, injury, or infections produce a decline in muscle mass―leading to delayed recovery, more post-treatment complications, longer hospital stays, and higher mortality rates. Therefore, ensuring adequate lean body mass is of major concern in health care. Presenting data from human…

    Hardback – 2010-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnology in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Francis C. Lau, Dilip K. Ghosh

    Modern food biotechnology is now a billion-dollar industry, producing functional foods and nutraceuticals that offer a whole host of increased health benefits, including prevention against illness, and chronic and degenerative conditions. Written by a team of top-tier researchers and scientists…

    Hardback – 2010-04-21
    CRC Press

  • Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation focuses on heart disease and the role that fatty acids can play in its prevention and causation. It provides information on special populations, Native Americans, stroke, and cardiac injury as examples of areas where…

    Hardback – 2010-01-27
    AOCS Publishing

  • Handbook of Nutraceuticals Volume I

    Ingredients, Formulations, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak

    As soon as Dr. Stephen DeFelice coined the phrase nutraceutical, product and supplement developers swung into action. Yet among the numerous books available on nutraceuticals, there is none that systematically lists, categorizes, and analyzes nutraceutical extracts and formulations in a…

    Hardback – 2009-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients

    Health Benefits and Food Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Sungsoo Cho, Terry Finocchiaro

    While there is little dispute that probiotics and prebiotics, alone and together, have been proven to promote gastrointestinal health and proper immune function, the challenge faced by researchers is finding not only the right combinations, but also finding those that are fully compatible with the…

    Hardback – 2009-11-19
    CRC Press

  • Himalayan Fermented Foods

    Microbiology, Nutrition, and Ethnic Values, 1st Edition

    By Jyoti Prakash Tamang

    The magnificent Himalayan Mountains, the highest in the world and home to the famed Mount Everest and K2, are also imbued with a rich diversity of ethnic fermented foods. Dr. Jyoti Prakash Tamang, one of the leading authorities on food microbiology, has studied Himalayan fermented foods and…

    Hardback – 2009-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Applied Muscle Biology and Meat Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Min Du, Ph.D., Richard J. McCormick

    Many of the difficulties that meat and animal scientists face when attempting to address specific problems—such as stress susceptibility and poor meat quality in swine—stem from a lack of understanding of the underlying biological mechanisms that drive muscle growth, metabolism, and its conversion…

    Hardback – 2009-05-26
    CRC Press

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