Functional Foods

Functional Foods

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Building upon the success of the bestselling first volume, Functional Foods: Biochemical and Processing Aspects, Volume II explores new sources of nutraceutical and functional food ingredients and addresses crucial issues for product development and processing. It presents the latest developments in the chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, epidemiology, engineering, and processing of functional foods. The book provides recent information on important functional food components, including up-to-date evaluations of bioactive compounds. Presenting information on the distribution of functional food components in different sources and their engineering properties, this book provides the essential information for the food industry to develop successful new products. Each chapter presents an in-depth review of a major functional food component, providing: Chemical, physical properties and molecular structure - derivatives and possible isomers, distribution in biological material Nutritional, physiological, and clinical functionality - including safety, bioactivity, bioavailability, efficacy in human diet and health, pharmacological properties Separation technology - in the laboratory and commercial production Processing - chemical, physical, and engineering properties during processing, process system, processing equipment, quality control in production Shelf-life - including storage conditions and stability Identification techniques - including HPLC, GC, MS, and NMR Standards and regulations - FDA, EC, FAO/WHO, Health Canada Utilization - applications, current and potential markets... Flavonoids, potent inhibitors of the human form phenolsulfotransferase: Potential role in drug metabolism and chemoprevention. ... Fernald, M.L. (1987) Graya#39;s Manual of Botany (8th edition), Dioscarides Press, Portland, OR. ... Formica, J.V. and Regelson, W. (1995) Review of the biology of quercetin and related bioflavonoids. Food Chem. Toxicol. 33, 1061-1080. Francis, P.O. and Clarke, C.F. (1999) Angel trumpet lily poisoning in five adolescents: clinical findings and management.

Title:Functional Foods
Author:John Shi, Giuseppe Mazza, Marc Le Maguer
Publisher:CRC Press - 2002-02-27


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