Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • 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

  • Probiotics

    Immunobiotics and Immunogenics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haruki Kitazawa, Julio Villena, Susana Alvarez

    Written by international experts, this book reviews recent, cutting-edge research on the use of immunoregulatory probiotics (immunobiotics) and their bioactive compounds (immunogenics) to prevent disease and improve health. Each chapter provides critical insight, reviews current research, discusses…

    Hardback – 2013-09-24
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Health

    Review of Human Evidence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Somdat Mahabir, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Although health claims for nutraceuticals range from the fantastic to the sublime, most of these claims are based on cell culture studies and have not been validated in humans, making them inadequate for public health recommendations. Focusing on human population-based research (epidemiology…

    Hardback – 2013-07-29
    CRC Press

  • Green Tea Polyphenols

    Nutraceuticals of Modern Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lekh R. Juneja, Mahendra P. Kapoor, Tsutomu Okubo, Theertham Rao

    There is a wealth of published research on the health-promoting effects of green tea and its various components including polyphenols. Green Tea Polyphenols: Nutraceuticals of Modern Life presents a collection of global findings on the numerous health benefits of green tea polyphenols, confirming…

    Hardback – 2013-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Marine Nutraceuticals

    Prospects and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    There is a great deal of consumer interest in natural bioactive substances due to their health benefits. Offering the potential to provide valuable nutraceuticals and functional food ingredients, marine-derived compounds are an abundant source of nutritionally and pharmacologically active agents,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-25
    CRC Press

  • OMICs Technologies

    Tools for Food Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, food and nutrition sciences have undergone a fundamental molecular transformation. New discoveries in molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry have led to the development of new tools that are likely to revolutionize the study of…

    Hardback – 2012-01-24
    CRC Press

  • Bioactive Food Proteins and Peptides

    Applications in Human Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Navam S. Hettiarachchy, Kenji Sato, Maurice R. Marshall, Arvind Kannan

    Many naturally occurring compounds from foods such as rice, vegetables, fruits, and animal products possess properties that help to slow disease progression, inhibit pathophysiological mechanisms, or suppress activities of pathogenic molecules. Proteins and peptides play significant roles in such…

    Hardback – 2011-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Fruit and Cereal Bioactives

    Sources, Chemistry, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Özlem Tokuşoğlu, Clifford A Hall III

    Presenting up-to-date data in an easy-to-use format, this comprehensive overview of the chemistry of bioactive components of fruits and cereals addresses the role of these compounds in determining taste, flavor, and color, as well as recent claims of anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic, and antioxidant…

    Hardback – 2011-03-14
    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

  • 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

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