Foods for Health in the 21st Century : A Roadmap for the Future – M.R.C. Greenwood
The new century brings challenges and opportunities with an agingpopulation and the rise of food prices and health care costs.Scientific advances are changing the way we approach and define thescientific questions about nutrition. We can now develop molecularand genomic approaches to human intervention. There is increasedappreciation of the important roles that food and food additivesplay in human development, especially in the special circumstancesof obesity, aging, adolescence, and widespread populationmigrations. The goal of this volume is to provide a road map for scientificendeavors in this century. Potential international collaborationsare outlined, and an analysis of how the evolving global economywill affect the future directions of nutrition and human health isincluded. Topics specifically emphasized in the book include: Opportunities in foods for health: the role of dairy products,the improvement of dairy products, the role of antioxidants,improving food production, and food safety Opportunities in foods for health and medicine: perspectives innutrition and human health, creating opportunities to improve humanhealth and nutrition, improving immunity using foods, and humanintervention and health improvements using foods in aging, obese,and adolescent populations New and innovative technologies in foods for health:metabolomics and nutritional genomics, development of biomarkers,and macronutrient and gene nutrient interactions. Building partnerships: connecting with consumers, university industry interactions and intellectual property management,creating international collaborations. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books oras a journal. For information on institutional journalsubscriptions, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/nyas. ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciencesdirectly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the NewYork Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annalsonline and discounts on print volumes. Please visit http://www.nyas.org/MemberCenter/Join.aspxfor more information about becoming a member.