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.

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Food scientists in academia and industry and professional nutritionists and dietitians.

Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Metabolomics in Food Science

1 Introduction

2 Definitions

3 Metabolomic Analysis

4 Metabolomics in Food Safety

5 Metabolomics in Food Processing

6 Metabolomics in Food Quality

7 Future Trends


Chapter Two. Implications of Light Energy on Food Quality and Packaging Selection

1 Introduction

2 The Chemistry of Light Energy on Foods

3 The Effect of Light-Induced Oxidation on Food Quality

4 Effect of Light Energy on Susceptible Food Molecules

5 Effect of Selected Light Wavelengths on Light-Responsive Food Molecules and Food Quality

6 Food Packaging to Protect Food Quality by Interference with Light Energy

7 Conclusions


Chapter Three. Antioxidant Activity and Protecting Health Effects of Common Medicinal Plants

1 Introduction

2 Oxidative Processes and Importance of Antioxidants

3 Antioxidants in Medicinal Plants

4 Medicinal Plants as Sources of Antioxidants

5 Antioxidant Activity of Medicinal Plants

6 Protecting Health Effects of Medicinal Plants

7 Conclusion


Chapter Four. Fatty Acid Profile of Unconventional Oilseeds

1 Introduction

2 Significance of Lipids in Human Nutrition

3 Lipid Requirements of Human Beings

4 Sources of Lipids for Human Consumption

5 Conventional Oilseeds: A Brief Overview

6 Unconventional Oilseeds: Genesis and Importance

7 Fatty Acid Profile of Selected Unconventional Oilseeds

8 Genetic Engineering: A Possibility for Novel Oilseeds

9 Single-Cell Oils—A Special Mention

10 Conclusions


Chapter Five. Modern Approaches in Probiotics Research to Control Foodborne Pathogens

1 Introduction

2 Probiotics

3 Interaction of Gu


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