Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • 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

  • 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

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