Best diet books of all time
The importance of a good diet is recognised by experts and consumers alike, and phytochemicals have been identified as one key ingredient. Scientists throughout the world are striving to determine the nature, role and significance of phytochemicals in diets, whole foods and supplements, in order to identify and exploit commercial opportunities which will offer health benefits to the consumer. Biologically-Active Phytochemicals in Food looks at the biosynthesis and significance of phytochemicals, their analysis and antioxidant behaviour, paying special attention to their anti-oxidant properties. It also discusses the influence of structure and processing on the bioavailability, and hence efficacy, of phytochemicals. Presenting state-of-the-art international research, this book will be welcomed by food chemists, researchers from other disciplines representing the extended food chain, and representatives of industry, regulatory bodies and consumer organisations.
More free books Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention – Elena Penas
Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention is the first scientific reference that addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease. The current awareness of the link between diet and health drives growth in the industry, […] Antioxidant Polymers : Synthesis, Properties, and Applications – Francesca Iemma
Antioxidant Polymers is an exhaustive overview of the recent developments in the field of polymeric materials showing antioxidant properties. This research area has grown rapidly in the last decade because antioxidant polymers have wide industry applications ranging from materials science to biomedical, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Author: Francesca Iemma
ISBN: […] Dietary Supplements : Safety, Efficacy and Quality – Samo Kreft
Dietary supplements made from foods, herbs and their constituents are a rapidly growing market sector. Consumers often view food supplements as 'natural' and therefore safe; however, supplements are regulated as foods rather than as pharmaceuticals and so are not as closely monitored as may be necessary. With the commercial market in these products growing, this book provides […] Should I Take… Probiotics? – Dr Shaun Holt
What are the health benefits from taking probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms that, when ingested in adequate amounts, produce a therapeutic or preventive health benefit. The first commercially available probiotic product was released in 1935 and now millions of people around the world take a probiotic supplement each day. Research into the health benefits of probiotics is […] Functional Foods : Principles and Technology – Mingruo Guo
Functional foods - products which have health-promoting properties over and beyond their nutritional value - have become a significant food industry sector. The global market for these products remains dynamic and is predicted to grow further. Functional foods: Principles and technology provides both students and professionals with an authoritative introduction to the key scientific […] Insects as Sustainable Food Ingredients : Production, Processing and Food Applications – Juan A. Morales-Ramos
Insects as Sustainable Food Ingredients: Production, Processing and Food Applications describes how insects can be mass produced and incorporated into our food supply at an industrial and cost-effective scale, providing valuable guidance on how to build the insect-based agriculture and the food and biomaterial industry. Editor Aaron Dossey, a pioneer in the processing of insects for […] Food and Nutritional Supplements : Their Role in Health and Disease – Judith K. Donnelly
Consumer interest in diet and nutritional supplements is increasing dramatically. This book is designed to meet the needs of those professionals who are called upon to advise patients and the general public. It provides a valuable text for those who are researchers or decision-makers in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The text presents a thorough account of this topical […] Processing Contaminants in Edible Oils: Mcpd and Glycidyl Esters : McPd and Glycidyl Esters – Shaun MacMahon
This book discusses the current research on monochloropropanediol (MCPD) and glycidyl esters in edible oils. These potentially harmful contaminants are formed during the industrial processing of food oils during deodorization. The mechanisms of formation for these contaminants, as well as research identifying possible precursor molecules are reviewed. Strategies which have been used […]
Best diet books of all time