Functional Foods

The first edition of Functional foods: Concept to product quickly established itself as an authoritative and wide-ranging guide to the functional foods area. There has been a remarkable amount of research into health-promoting foods in recent years and the market for these types of products has also developed. Thoroughly revised and updated, this major new edition contains over ten additional chapters on significant topics including omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, consumers and health claims and functional foods for obesity prevention. Part one provides an overview of key general issues including definitions of functional foods and legislation in the EU, the US and Asia. Part two focuses on functional foods and health investigating conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity and infectious diseases as well as and the impact of functional foods on cognition and bone health. Part three looks at the development of functional food products. Topics covered include maximising the functional benefits of plant foods, dietary fibre, functional dairy and soy products, probiotics and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Functional foods: Concept to product is a valuable reference tool for health professionals and scientists in the functional foods industry and to students and researchers interested in functional foods. Provides an overview of key general issues including definitions of functional foods and legislation in the EU, the US and Asia Focuses on functional foods and health investigating conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity and infectious diseases Examines the development of functional food products featuring maximising the functional benefits of plant foods, dietary fibre, functional dairy and soy products

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  • Author : Maria Saarela
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 672 pages
  • ISBN : 0857092553
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Functional Foods

Functional Foods
  • Author : Maria Saarela
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 April 2011
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The first edition of Functional foods: Concept to product quickly established itself as an authoritative and wide-ranging guide to the functional foods area. There has been a remarkable amount of research into health-promoting foods in recent years and the market for these types of products has also developed. Thoroughly revised and updated, this major new edition contains over ten additional chapters on significant topics including omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, consumers and health claims and functional foods for obesity prevention. Part

Designing Functional Foods

Designing Functional Foods
  • Author : D. Julian McClements,Eric A Decker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 July 2009
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The breakdown of food structures in the gastrointestinal tract has a major impact on the sensory properties and nutritional quality of foods. Advances in understanding the relationship between food structure and the breakdown, digestion and transport of food components within the GI tract facilitate the successful design of health-promoting foods. This important collection reviews key issues in these areas. Opening chapters in Part one examine oral physiology and gut microbial ecology. Subsequent chapters focus on the digestion, absorption and physiological

Asian Functional Foods

Asian Functional Foods
  • Author : John Shi,Fereidoon Shahidi,Chi-Tang Ho
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 March 2005
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The consumption of functional foods has emerged as a major consumer-driven trend, based on the needs of an ever-growing health conscious population that wants to exercise greater control over its health. Focusing on an important sector of this rapidly growing field, Asian Functional Foods discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of functional foods found in the traditional Asian diet, from fundamental concepts of biochemistry, nutrition, and physiology to food science and technology. The book covers a wide range of topics,

Functional Foods and Biotechnology

Functional Foods and Biotechnology
  • Author : Kalidas Shetty,Dipayan Sarkar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 April 2020
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The second book of the Food Biotechnology series, Functional Foods and Biotechnology: Biotransformation and Analysis of Functional Foods and Ingredients highlights two important and interrelated themes: biotransformation innovations and novel bio-based analytical tools for understanding and advancing functional foods and food ingredients for health-focused food and nutritional security solutions. The first section of this book provides novel examples of innovative biotransformation strategies based on ecological, biochemical, and metabolic rationale to target the improvement of human health relevant benefits of functional

Functional Foods

Functional Foods
  • Author : R. Chadwick,S. Henson,B. Moseley,G. Koenen,M. Liakopoulos,C. Midden,A. Palou,G. Rechkemmer,D. Schröder,A. von Wright
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 March 2013
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The Europiiische Akademie is concerned with the study of scientific and technolog ical advances for the individual, society and the natural environment. The work of the academy is interdisciplinary drawing on relevant academic disciplines so far as they can inform the debate on consequences and suggest solutions. This book is dedicated to the issue of Functional Foods, a rather topical issue with important ramifications for the overall quality of life. It is the result of the Europiiische Akademie's working group "

Functional Foods

Functional Foods
  • Author : Leah Coles
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 November 2013
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This new book presents a variety of important research on functional foods—foods that have another role related to disease prevention or health. The first section of the book includes chapters on the complicated relationships between nutrition, physical and mental health, and disease. Section two focuses on the connection between health science and food, and presents a number of case studies on the possible uses of functional foods. The book discusses important methods for nutritional interventions in relation to diseases

Functional Foods

Functional Foods
  • Author : Giuseppe Mazza
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 June 1998
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This major reference provides a comprehensive treatment of the physiological effects of foods and food components capable of promoting good health and preventing or alleviating diseases. It assembles, in one volume, extensive recent information on the nature and physiological effects of biologically-active components of major plant foods-cereals, oilseeds, fruits, and vegetables-and dairy and fish products. For the first time in any reference work, internationally renowned specialists discuss how to manufacture and evaluate food products with health enhancing effects, using both

Phytoestrogens In Functional Foods

Phytoestrogens In Functional Foods
  • Author : Fatih Yildiz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 July 2019
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Polyphenol phytoestrogens - bioactives found in specific foods and beverages - impart antioxidant, phytoestrogenic, antiproliferative, and enzyme modulating activities within the human metabolic system. It is believed that these compounds protect against several forms of cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, osteoporosis, and menop

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods
  • Author : Dilip Ghosh,Shantanu Das,Debasis Bagchi,R.B. Smarta
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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The focus of food science and technology has shifted from previous goals of improving food safety and enhancing food taste toward providing healthy and functional foods. Today's consumers desire foods that go beyond basic nutrition-foods capable of promoting better health, or even playing a disease-prevention role. To meet this need for innovation,

Functional Foods

Functional Foods
  • Author : Glenn R. Gibson,Christine M. Williams
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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"Functional Foods are widely predicted to become one of the biggest dietary trends of the next twenty-five years. This book first defines and classifies the field of functional foods, paying particular attention to the legislative aspects in both the US and Europe. It then summarises the key work on functional foods and the prevention of disease. Finally there are a series of chapters on the issues in developing functional foods in practice."--Provided by publisher.

Korean Functional Foods

Korean Functional Foods
  • Author : Kun-Young Park,Dae Young Kwon,Ki Won Lee,Sunmin Park
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2018
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Koreans believe the adage of food as medicine. Therefore, herbs or fruit ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, adlay, mugwort, pomegranate, and ginseng are used for their therapeutic effects as much as cooking. This book provide information related to Korean functional food. It first describes the history and culture of Korean foods, and then compares Korean diet tables with other Asian countries and Western countries. Also, the book will cover detailed information of Korean functional foods such as kimchi, soybean products,

Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods

Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods
  • Author : Leo M.L. Nollet,Fidel Toldra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 January 2012
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Functional foods offer specific benefits that enhance life and promote longevity, and the active compounds responsible for these favorable effects can be analyzed through a range of techniques. Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods presents a full overview of the analytical tools available for the analysis of active ingredien

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
  • Author : Yearul Kabir
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 April 2020
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Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy presents the wide range of functional foods associated with the prevention and treatment of cancer. In recent decades, researchers have made progress in our understanding of the association between functional food and cancer, especially as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. Specifically, substantial evidence from epidemiological, clinical and laboratory studies show that various food components may alter cancer risk, the prognosis after cancer onset, and the quality of life after cancer treatment.

Functional Foods of the East

Functional Foods of the East
  • Author : John Shi,Chi-Tang Ho,Fereidoon Shahidi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 October 2010
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Health and healing foods have a long history in the Asian cultures. Those of Eastern culture have long believed that food and medicine are from the same source and can treat illnesses and promote a healthier life. This volume covers certain traditional Asian functional foods, their history, functionality, health benefits, physiological properties, mechanisms of anti-cancer and anti-aging action. In addition, it covers processing technology, storage, material sources, marketing, social, and economical aspects. Expanding on geographical areas covered in previous works,

Functional Food Carbohydrates

Functional Food Carbohydrates
  • Author : Costas G. Biliaderis,Marta S. Izydorczyk
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 10 October 2006
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Historically, most of the research into carbohydrates as functional ingredients focused on the improvement of appearance, taste, mouth-feel, and stability. The growing interest in functional foods, however, is demanding a critical look at the beneficial nonnutritive effects of carbohydrates on human health. Furthermore, there is a need to establish definitive relations among the structure, physical property, and physiological function of these bioactive compounds. As more of the benefit and functional versatility of carbohydrates is revealed, it is clear that any