Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Soy in Health and Disease Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michihiro Sugano

    While the western world has only recently become enamored with the soybean, East Asia has been consuming and enjoying the associated health benefits of this versatile proteinaceous legume for centuries. The Japanese in particular have devoted much energy to unraveling the mysteries and revealing…

    Hardback – 2005-08-29
    CRC Press
    Nutrition and Disease Prevention

  • Handbook of Functional Lipids

    1st Edition

    Edited by Casimir C. Akoh

    Consumer demand is creating rapid growth in the functional foods market - a market soon to reach $20 billion worldwide. As a result, the food industry has stepped up the development of functional lipids. These lipids impart health benefits when consumed and also impact food product functionalities.…

    Hardback – 2005-07-18
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Asian Functional Foods

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Shi, Fereidoon Shahidi, Chi-Tang Ho

    The consumption of functional foods has emerged as a major consumer-driven trend, based on the needs of an ever-growing health conscious population that wants to exercise greater control over its health. Focusing on an important sector of this rapidly growing field, Asian Functional Foods discusses…

    Hardback – 2005-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic Effects of Tea

    1st Edition

    Edited by B Banerjee, T.C. Chaudhuri

    Tea is the product of Camellia sinensis, a unique non-alcoholic drink that cares, cures and of course cheers. It does fascinating things for the human body. Tea is grown in the countryside in an ambience that is totally ecological, apart from being a renewable natural resource. Even the processing…

    Hardback – 2005-01-09
    CRC Press

  • Inulin-Type Fructans

    Functional Food Ingredients, 1st Edition

    By Marcel Roberfroid

    Inulin and oligofructose are naturally occurring resistant carbohydrates that have a variety of uses as functional food ingredients. In addition to their role as prebiotics that selectively stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines, these inulin-type fructans act as dietary…

    Hardback – 2004-10-28
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition

  • Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. DiSilvestro

    Mineral supplements are receiving a great deal of attention and experiencing a tremendous period of growth. Despite their popularity, questions continue to arise regarding the research behind their claims, the efficacy of different forms, and their overall safety. It is critical for the health care…

    Hardback – 2004-09-29
    CRC Press
    Modern Nutrition Science

  • Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fereidoon Shahidi, Jean-Richard Neeser, J. Bruce German

    This reference compiles a broad spectrum of perspectives from specialists in academic, governmental, and industrial research settings to demonstrate the influence of biochemistry and biotechnological applications on functional food developments. Focusing on topics not covered in depth in other…

    Hardback – 2004-03-04
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Phytochemicals

    Mechanisms of Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark S. Meskin, Wayne R. Bidlack, Audra J. Davies, Douglas S. Lewis, R. Keith Randolph

    Phytochemicals: Mechanisms of Action is the latest volume in a highly regarded series that addresses the roles of phytochemicals in disease prevention and health promotion. The text, an ideal tool for scientists and researchers in the fields of functional foods and nutraceuticals, links diets rich…

    Hardback – 2003-12-15
    CRC Press

  • Phytosterols as Functional Food Components and Nutraceuticals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paresh C. Dutta

    Analyzes food and biological samples of phytosterols and discusses plant sterol analysis with respect to functional foods. Investigates the safety of phytosterols and phytosterol esters and associated health risks, including potential impact on cancer development and the lowering of cholesterol…

    Hardback – 2003-12-02
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Handbook of Functional Dairy Products

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colette Shortt, John O'Brien

    Functional dairy products have been the focus of intense research and product development over the last two decades. At last, this valuable information has been compiled into one resource that reveals key advances in functional dairy ingredients and products and identifies directions for marketing…

    Hardback – 2003-11-24
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Advances in Conjugated Linoleic Acid Research

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Louis Sébédio, William W. Christie, Richard Adlof

    Advances in Conjugated Linoleic Acid Research, Volume 2 is the second book in a series devoted entirely to conjugated linoleic acid. This book has updated information on the analysis, biochemistry and applications of conjugated fatty acids in an attempt to make Volume 2, in conjunction with Volume…

    Hardback – 2003-05-30
    AOCS Publishing

  • Dietary Supplements of Plant Origin

    A Nutrition and Health Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Maffei

    Dietary supplements are estimated to be used regularly by almost 60% of the American population, and over 300 million people worldwide. An important and ever-growing portion of this market is in botanical supplements that are derived from natural plants. Natural, however, does not necessarily mean…

    Hardback – 2003-05-22
    CRC Press

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