Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods Products

  • Handbook of Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients

    Health Benefits and Food Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Sungsoo Cho, Terry Finocchiaro

    While there is little dispute that probiotics and prebiotics, alone and together, have been proven to promote gastrointestinal health and proper immune function, the challenge faced by researchers is finding not only the right combinations, but also finding those that are fully compatible with the…

    Hardback – 2009-11-19
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Vitamin K in Health and Disease

    1st Edition

    By John W. Suttie

    Vitamin K: Past, Present, Future Essential for normal blood coagulation, possible roles in bone, vascular, and tumor metabolism, and a nutrient critical to the health of the newborn infant -- these are just some of the many health-promoting aspects of Vitamin K. Vitamin K in Health and Disease…

    Hardback – 2009-04-28
    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

  • Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Edward R.(Ted) Farnworth

    For centuries, people around the world have used fermentation to preserve and enhance the flavor of a wide variety of foods. Today, complex interactions of microbiota in the digestive tract are found to influence proper digestion, metabolism, and disease resistance. With greater emphasis on natural…

    Hardback – 2008-05-28
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • 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

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