Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Phytochemicals

    Aging and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, R. Keith Randolph

    The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging.  A substantial…

    Hardback – 2008-04-18
    CRC Press

  • Methods of Analysis for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    2nd Edition

    Edited by W. Jeffrey Hurst

    In the quest for accurate and efficient analysis of the diverse area encompassed by functional foods and nutraceuticals, analysts encounter unique challenges. Uncertainty over which compound is responsible for a particular health benefit forces analysts to look for marker compounds, sometimes at…

    Hardback – 2008-03-17
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Prebiotics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn R. Gibson, Marcel Roberfroid

    In order to achieve optimal digestion, absorption, and nutritional health, we must have appropriate populations of positive microflora. Prebiotics are functional foods that improve health by fortifying indigenous probiotics within the gut. This fast-growing area of nutrition and microbiology is…

    Hardback – 2008-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Vegetables and Fruits

    Nutritional and Therapeutic Values, 1st Edition

    By Thomas S. C. Li

    The modern synthetic diet, formulated to appeal to our inherent attraction to sugar, salt, fats, and calories at the expense of nutrition, leaves us over-fed and under-nourished. A considerable portion of chronic human diseases, including diabetes and heart disease, appear to be related largely to…

    Hardback – 2008-01-24
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Teaching Innovations in Lipid Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall J. Weselake

    Featuring practical strategies and exciting experiments, Teaching Innovations in Lipid Science addresses lipid education at a range of levels from the novice to the graduate student and teacher. Peer-reviewed contributions from internationally known specialists, describe several methods and…

    Hardback – 2007-11-19
    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

  • Spirulina in Human Nutrition and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. E. Gershwin, Amha Belay

    Astonishingly rich in nutrients, Spirulina is one of the most popular and well researched functional foods in the multi-billion dollar global food supplement market. This ancient species provides readily bioavailable protein along with carotenoids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals and…

    Hardback – 2007-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Chemistry of Jerusalem Artichoke

    Helianthus tuberosus L., 1st Edition

    By Stanley J. Kays, Stephen F. Nottingham

    A unique plant on many levels, the distinctive properties of the Jerusalem artichoke, or Helianthus tuberosus L., present novel answers to some of today's most pressing problems. The potential of Jerusalem artichoke as a source for inulin, a fructose polymer that may provide dietary health benefits…

    Hardback – 2007-08-13
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Tomato Plant Culture

    In the Field, Greenhouse, and Home Garden, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By J. Benton Jones, Jr.

    While tomatoes continue to be one of the most widely grown plants, the production and distribution of tomato fruits have been changing worldwide. Smaller, flavorful tomatoes are becoming more popular than beefsteak tomatoes, greenhouse-grown tomatoes have entered the marketplace, and home gardeners…

    Hardback – 2007-08-03
    CRC Press

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