Food Studies Collection

An interdisciplinary collection bringing together the best in Food Studies scholarship.

Nutrition and Health

  • Papaya

    Biology, Cultivation, Production and Uses

    By Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Ishwar Singh Solanki, Ravish Choudhary

    With coverage that ranges from basic information to advanced research, Papaya: Biology, Cultivation, Production and Uses pulls together the vast literature scattered over various sources into one practical resource. The book provides a solid review of papaya biology, production, and uses supported…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    CRC Press

  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss, Anand Swaroop

    Functional foods and nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and natural antioxidants have established their potential roles in the protection of human health against disease. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention examines the benefits, efficacy, and success of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition in Public Health

    Principles, Policies, and Practice, Second Edition

    By Arlene Spark, Lauren M. Dinour, Janel Obenchain

    This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance III

    Edited by Ronald J. Maughan, Susan M. Shirreffs

    As sport has become more professionalised over the last thirty years, so the role of nutrition in promoting health and performance has become ever more important to athletes who search for the extra edge to succeed in their respective sports. With the expansion in the provision of medical and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • Nutrition for Brain Health and Cognitive Performance

    Edited by Talitha Best, Louise Dye

    Public awareness of the role diet plays in brain function has been steadily increasing. This has led to significant development of new products, dietary supplements, functional foods, nutraceuticals and public health recommendations for maintaining brain function. Nutrition for Brain Health and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
    CRC Press

  • Antioxidants in Health and Disease

    Edited by Antonis Zampelas, Renata Micha

    Antioxidants in Health and Disease discusses the effects of dietary antioxidants and antioxidant supplementation in humans. It reviews the latest evidence-based research in the area, principally through prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials. The book assesses major dietary…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Dietary Supplements in Health Promotion

    Edited by Taylor C. Wallace

    The supplement market continues to grow annually with more than half of the population using these products for reasons spanning from health maintenance to disease prevention and/or treatment. Dietary Supplements in Health Promotion presents clear and concise evidence on how dietary supplements may…

    Hardback – 2015-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Plant Nutrition, Second Edition

    Edited by Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time—and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of plant nutrition, the second edition continues…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Food Insecurity and Public Health

    Edited by Louise Ivers

    Affecting more than 800 million people, food insecurity is a global problem that runs deeper than hunger and undernutrition. In addition to the obvious impact on physical well-being, food insecurity can result in risky coping strategies, increased expenditures on medical costs or transportation,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    CRC Press

  • Leisure and Food

    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner

    Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these vital aspects of human interest by exploring the interface between leisure and food in a number of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • Nutritional Supplements in Sport, Exercise and Health

    An A-Z Guide

    Edited by Linda M. Castell, Samantha J. Stear, Louise M. Burke

    Nutritional Supplements in Sport, Exercise and Health is the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to dietary supplements, ergogenic aids and sports nutrition foods currently available. Consisting of over 140 evidence-based review articles written by world-leading research scientists and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge

  • Nutrition and Sensation

    Edited by Alan R. Hirsch

    Nutrition and Sensation explores how sensations can impact nutrition. It unravels the hidden sensory universe acting to control our appetite and nutritional desires. The sensory influence on food choice is ubiquitous. Whether it is the color of soda, the viscosity of maple syrup, or the aroma of…

    Hardback – 2015-03-18
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Nutrition

    Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism, Second Edition

    By Carolyn D. Berdanier, Lynnette A. Berdanier

    Expanded and updated, the new edition of Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Metabolism continues in the tradition of its predecessor, serving as an essential textbook for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students studying human nutrition. The book incorporates…

    Paperback – 2015-02-12
    CRC Press

  • Dairy Microbiology

    A Practical Approach

    Edited by Photis Papademas

    The objective of this book is to provide a scientific background to dairy microbiology by re-examining the basic concepts of general food microbiology and the microbiology of raw milk while offering a practical approach to the following aspects: well-known and newfound pathogens that are of major…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Dietary Sugars and Health

    Edited by Michael I. Goran, Luc Tappy, Kim-Anne Lê

    Sugar consumption is suspected to play an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, fatty liver disease, and some forms of cancers. Dietary sugars—fructose in particular—also have a potential role in obesity and metabolic diseases. Dietary Sugars and Health presents…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Lipids

    Nutrition and Health

    By Claude Leray

    The role of lipids in nutrition science has evolved considerably in the past decade with new concepts following new discoveries. Lipids: Nutrition and Health reviews the role of dietary lipids in maintaining health, bringing the latest knowledge from a myriad of sources into one convenient resource…

    Paperback – 2014-11-05
    CRC Press

  • Human Longevity

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution

    By Raymond C. Valentine, David L. Valentine

    More than 7 billion people inhabit the earth and all of them are subject to aging. This book is aimed at persons interested in a molecular explanation of how our cells age. Human Longevity: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution is built on the proposition that we age…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Local Food Environments

    Food Access in America

    Edited by Kimberly B. Morland

    Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents the empirical evidence demonstrating disparities in access to healthy affordable…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    Edited by Dilip Ghosh, Debasis Bagchi, Tetsuya Konishi

    In the last three decades, revolutionary achievements have taken place in nutraceutical and functional food research including the introduction of a number of cutting-edge dietary supplements supported by human clinical trials and strong patents. Novel manufacturing technologies including unique…

    Hardback – 2014-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

    Edited by Benjamin T. Wall, Craig Porter

    Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition offers a contemporary and in-depth look at the biological effects of carnitine metabolism and its application to clinical and sports nutrition, based on decades of robust scientific enquiry. It gathers and distills key results of the last 20 years of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    CRC Press

  • The Mediterranean Way of Eating

    Evidence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Weight Management

    By John J.B. Anderson, Marilyn C. Sparling

    Scientific evidence accumulated over decades validates the idea that a plant-based dietary pattern, such as the traditional Mediterranean way of eating, promotes health and plays an important role in risk reduction and prevention of several chronic diseases. One of the great advantages of the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease

    Modern Concepts

    Edited by Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart

    Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while…

    Hardback – 2014-02-11
    CRC Press

  • Interactive Probiotics

    Edited by Enrica Pessione

    This book underlines the importance of reciprocal interactions between probiotics and humans in terms of stress induction, epigenetic control of cellular responses, oxidative status, bioactive molecules biosynthesis, moonlighting proteins secretion, endogenous toxins neutralization, and several…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    CRC Press

  • Doing Nutrition Differently

    Critical Approaches to Diet and Dietary Intervention

    Edited by Allison Hayes-Conroy

    'Hegemonic nutrition' is produced and proliferated by a wide variety of social institutions such as mainstream nutrition science, clinical nutrition as well as those less classically linked such as life science/agro-food companies, the media, family, education, religion and the law. The collective…

    Hardback – 2013-12-18
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Diversifying Food and Diets

    Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health

    Edited by Jessica Fanzo, Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli, Federico Mattei

    Currently 868 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing world. Diseases previously associated with affluence, such as cancer, diabetes and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-03
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.  This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge