Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • 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

  • Lycopene

    Nutritional, Medicinal and Therapeutic Properties, 1st Edition

    Edited by V R Preedy, Ronald R. Watson

    Tomatoes have become a dietary staple for humans in many parts of the world. The characteristic deep red color of the ripe tomato fruit and related products is mainly due to lycopene. Lycopene is the predominant carotenoid in tomatoes, followed by a-carotene, b-carotene, g-carotene, and phytoene,…

    Hardback – 2009-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Tree Nuts

    Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cesarettin Alasalvar, Fereidoon Shahidi

    Traditionally perceived as a high-fat, high-calorie food best avoided or consumed only in moderation, tree nuts have come into their own. Recent epidemiological and clinical studies provide evidence that frequent nut consumption is associated with favorable plasma lipid profiles, reduced risk of…

    Hardback – 2008-12-17
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Marine Products for Healthcare

    Functional and Bioactive Nutraceutical Compounds from the Ocean, 1st Edition

    By Vazhiyil Venugopal

    Considered Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet in many areas of the world, marine organisms have been known from time immemorial to possess curative powers. But until recently, their bioactive compounds, nutraceutical properties, and commercial potential remained undiscovered. Bringing together widely…

    Hardback – 2008-10-20
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Tea and Tea Products

    Chemistry and Health-Promoting Properties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chi-Tang Ho, Jen-Kun Lin, Fereidoon Shahidi

    The past decade has seen considerable interest and progress in unraveling the beneficial health effects of tea, particularly its polyphenolic components and its antioxidant activity. Understanding the science behind the claims will help in the production and marketing of teas and tea products.…

    Hardback – 2008-07-09
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Tomatoes and Tomato Products

    Nutritional, Medicinal and Therapeutic Properties, 1st Edition

    Edited by V R Preedy, Ronald R. Watson

    The contributors to this book are authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters. The book covers emerging fields of science and important discoveries relating to tomatoes and related products. This represents a one-stop shopping of material related to…

    Hardback – 2008-01-09
    CRC Press

  • Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Nutraceuticals and Bioactive Compounds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose L. Martinez

    Enhanced concern for the quality and safety of food products, increased preference for natural products, and stricter regulations on the residual level of solvents, all contribute to the growing use of supercritical fluid technology as a primary alternative for the extraction, fractionation, and…

    Hardback – 2007-11-28
    CRC Press

  • Fatty Acids in Foods and their Health Implications

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Ching Kuang Chow

    Since the publication of the bestselling second edition, mounting research into fatty acids reveals new and more defined links between the consumption of dietary fats and their biological health effects. Whether consuming omega-3 to prevent heart disease or avoiding trans fats to preserve heart…

    Hardback – 2007-11-19
    CRC Press
    Food Science and Technology

  • Marine Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Barrow, Fereidoon Shahidi

    Two of the most popular nutraceutical products on the market, omega-3 oil and glucosamine, were originally derived from waste products. Discarded oil from the manufacture of fishmeal became wildly popular as omega-3, a polyunsaturated fat, and the fully hydrolyzed chitosan from shrimp and crab…

    Hardback – 2007-08-13
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Berry Fruit

    Value-Added Products for Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yanyun Zhao

    Highly valued for its unique flavors, textures, and colors, recent research has shown berry fruit to be high in antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and other beneficial functional compounds. The food industry has also widely used berry fruits in beverages, ice cream, yogurts, and jams. With…

    Hardback – 2007-06-06
    CRC Press
    Food Science and Technology

  • 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

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