Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals

    A Shift in Disease Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Ghosh, R. B. Smarta

    Recently, there has been a fundamental shift in the global health and wellness industry from disease treatment to preventing chronic diseases. The use of nutraceuticals and functional foods in prevention efforts could lead to a decreased dependency on drugs. The pharmaceutical industry recognizes…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    CRC Press

  • Marine Microorganisms

    Extraction and Analysis of Bioactive Compounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet

    The marine environment covers 70% of the earth’s surface and accounts for 98% of the potentially habitable space. The bioactives from marine microorganisms include antibiotic compounds, polysaccharides, inhibitors, enzymes, peptides, and pigments. These are used in various fields of biology that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12
    CRC Press
    Food Analysis & Properties

  • Advances in Technologies for Producing Food-relevant Polyphenols

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Cuevas Valenzuela, Jose Rodrigo Vergara-Salinas, Jose Ricardo Perez-Correa

    The growing concern for human wellbeing has generated an increase in the demand for polyphenols, secondary plant metabolites that exhibit different bioactive properties. This increasing demand is mainly due to the current applications in the food industry where polyphenols are considered essential…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Food Engineering

  • Innovative Processing Technologies for Foods with Bioactive Compounds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge J. Moreno

    Natural foods, like fruits and vegetables, represent the simplest form of functional foods and provide excellent sources of functional compounds. Maximizing opportunities to make use of and incorporate these compounds requires special processing. Fortunately, technologies available to produce food…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Food Engineering

  • Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Anand Swaroop

    The role of green coffee bean (GCB) in human health is of emerging interest to the nutraceutical field, especially given its role in improving metabolic syndrome, including weight management, hypertension, diabetes, and neuroprotection. GCB extract contains a novel antioxidant known as chlorogenic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    CRC Press

  • Edible Insects of the World

    1st Edition

    By Jun Mitsuhashi

    The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader’s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    CRC Press

  • Chinese Dates

    A Traditional Functional Food, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dongheng Liu, Xingqian Ye, Yueming Jiang

    Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food delivers unique information on Chinese dates (jujubes) as typical ethical foods and traditional health-promoting foods. It conveys a better understanding of Asian food cultures and provides historical information in regard to traditional functional foods…

    Hardback – 2016-06-10
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Australian Native Plants

    Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasmina Sultanbawa, Fazal Sultanbawa

    Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries provides a comprehensive overview of native food crops commercially grown in Australia that possess nutritional and health properties largely unknown on a global basis. These native foods have been consumed…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Pomegranate Production and Marketing

    1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz

    In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar

    Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    CRC Press
    Nutraceutical Science and Technology

  • Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by V.K. Joshi

    Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia covers the foods of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and Afghanistan. For each type of food, its microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, quality, and nutritional value is covered in depth. The book discusses numerous topics…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    CRC Press
    Fermented Foods and Beverages Series

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