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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128022269, 9780128024270

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 74

1st Edition

Serial Editor: Jeya Henry
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022269
eBook ISBN: 9780128024270
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd January 2015
Page Count: 146
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition Impact through the Feed the Future Initiative
    • Abstract
    • 1 Background
    • 2 Linking Agriculture and Nutrition
    • 3 The Landscape Analysis of Feed the Future Activities
    • 4 Moving Forward
    • 5 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgment
    • Disclaimer
  • Chapter Two: Health Benefits of Prebiotic Fibers
    • Abstract
    • 1 Prebiotic Fibers
    • 2 Physiological Effects of Different Prebiotic Fibers
    • 3 Nutrition and Health Claims Based on Prebiotic Fibers
    • 4 Future Developments
  • Chapter Three: Vegetarian Diets Across the Lifecycle: Impact on Zinc Intake and Status
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Definitions of Vegetarian Diets
    • 3 Zinc Intake and Bioavailability
    • 4 Mechanisms of Zinc Homeostasis
    • 5 Determination of Zinc Status
    • 6 Vegetarian Diets and Zinc Status in Healthy Adults
    • 7 Vegetarian Diets and Zinc Status in Pregnancy and Lactation
    • 8 Vegetarian Diets and Zinc Status in Children
    • 9 Vegetarian Diets and Zinc Status in the Elderly
    • 10 Limitations and Further Research
    • 11 Conclusion
  • Index


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.


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About the Serial Editor

Jeya Henry

Affiliations and Expertise

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