Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

1st Edition - June 5, 2013

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  • Editor: Jeya Henry
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128003688

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition and are intended to provide those in academia and industry with the latest information on emerging research in these constantly evolving sciences.

Key Features

  • The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists
  • Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists
  • The go-to series since 1948


Food scientists in academia and industry and professional nutritionists and dietitians

Table of Contents

    • Contributors
      Chapter One: Antioxidants in Food
      • 1 Introduction: Antioxidants in Food—Their Role and Importance
      • 2 Measuring “Total Antioxidant Content” of Food
      • 3 The FRAP Assay and Its Modified Form (FRASC) for Ascorbic Acid
      • 4 Why Is the Antioxidant Content of Food of Interest?
      • 5 Antioxidants in Food: Enigmas and Evolutionary Aspects
      • 6 Mechanisms of Action: Redox Issues, Phytohormesis, and Colonic Microbiota
      • 7 The Story So Far
      • 8 Concluding Remarks and Research Needs
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Two: Micronutrient Status in Type 2 Diabetes
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Evidence-Based Review
      • 3 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Three: Sarcopenia and Nutrition
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Definition of Sarcopenia
      • 3 Mechanisms of Sarcopenia
      • 4 Diagnosing Sarcopenia
      • 5 Sarcopenia and Dynapenia
      • 6 Clinical Consequences of Sarcopenia
      • 7 Sarcopenia: A Specific Geriatric Syndrome?
      • 8 Nutrition Therapy for Sarcopenia
      • 9 Conclusions
    • Chapter Four: Current Evidence on Dietary Pattern and Cognitive Function
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Risk Factors of ARCD
      • 3 Current Studies on Dietary Factors and Cognitive Decline
      • 4 Dietary Pattern Analysis and Cognitive Function
      • 5 A priori Approach Findings
      • 6 A posteriori Approach Findings
      • 7 Potential Confounders in Dietary Pattern Analysis
      • 8 Strength and Limitation of A Priori and Posteriori Dietary Pattern Analysis
      • 9 Conclusion
      • 10 Future Investigation
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 248
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: June 5, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128003688

About the Serial Editor

Jeya Henry

Affiliations and Expertise

Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, Brenner Center for Molecular Medicine, Singapore

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