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  • Edible Insects of the World

    1st Edition

    By Jun Mitsuhashi

    The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader’s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    CRC Press

  • Pomegranate Production and Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz

    In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
    CRC Press

  • Fermented Milk and Dairy Products

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Kumar Puniya

    Increased knowledge of the number, potency, and importance of bioactive compounds in fermented milk and dairy products has spiked their popularity across the globe. And the trend shows no sign of abating any time soon. An all-in-one resource, Fermented Milk and Dairy Products gathers information…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    CRC Press
    Fermented Foods and Beverages Series

  • Advances in Probiotic Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Petra Först, Chalat Santivarangkna

    The future prospects of probiotics lie in the successful application of individual strains with specific beneficial effects on the host. This development implies that not only the most robust strains are selected but also strains with a promising probiotic function with moderate or high sensitivity…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10
    CRC Press

  • Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Prakash Tamang

    Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages discusses the functionality and myriad health benefits of fermented foods and beverages of the world. It examines health-promoting and therapeutic properties, covering the molecular process of fermentation and the resulting benefit to nutritional…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    CRC Press

  • Indigenous Fermented Foods of Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. David Owens

    Brings Together Current Knowledge and State-of-the-Art Information on Indigenous Fermented Foods Fermented foods and beverages span a range of root crops, cereals, pulses, vegetables, nuts, fruits, and animal products. Southeast Asia has a long history of utilizing fermentation in the production…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    CRC Press
    Fermented Foods and Beverages Series

  • Human Longevity

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Raymond C. Valentine, David L. Valentine

    More than 7 billion people inhabit the earth and all of them are subject to aging. This book is aimed at persons interested in a molecular explanation of how our cells age. Human Longevity: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution is built on the proposition that we age…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Metallonutraceuticals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande

    The nutritional and medicinal value of metals, such as zinc, calcium, and iron, has been known in traditional medicine for a long time. Other metals, such as silver and gold, may also have therapeutic and health benefits. Ancient medicines have long incorporated their use in the treatment of…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    CRC Press

  • Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease

    Modern Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart

    Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while…

    Hardback – 2014-02-11
    CRC Press

  • Interactive Probiotics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enrica Pessione

    This book underlines the importance of reciprocal interactions between probiotics and humans in terms of stress induction, epigenetic control of cellular responses, oxidative status, bioactive molecules biosynthesis, moonlighting proteins secretion, endogenous toxins neutralization, and several…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    CRC Press

  • Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food, Nutrition and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Semih Otles

    Presenting the work of international experts who discuss all aspects of probiotics and prebiotics, this volume reviews current scientific understanding and research being conducted in this area. The book examines the sources and production of probiotics and prebiotics. It explores their use in…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Functional Foods

    The Connection Between Nutrition, Health, and Food Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Coles

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new book presents a variety of important research on functional foods—foods that have another role related to disease prevention or health. The first section of the book includes chapters on the complicated relationships between nutrition,…

    Hardback – 2013-11-23
    Apple Academic Press

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