Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • 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
    Nutraceuticals

  • 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

  • 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
    Nutraceuticals

  • 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
    Nutraceuticals

  • 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

  • Lactic Acid Bacteria

    Microbiological and Functional Aspects, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    Edited by Sampo Lahtinen, Arthur C. Ouwehand, Seppo Salminen, Atte von Wright

    While lactic acid-producing fermentation has long been used to improve the storability, palatability, and nutritive value of perishable foods, only recently have we begun to understand just why it works. Since the publication of the third edition of Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    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

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