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Food Structure and Functionality - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128214534

Food Structure and Functionality

1st Edition

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Editor: Charis Galanakis
Paperback ISBN: 9780128214534
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st December 2020
Page Count: 283
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Description

Food Structure and Functionality serves as a reference to further understand the latest research related to food structuring and de-structuring with an emphasis on structuring to achieve improved texture, taste perception, health, and shelf-stability.

The book addresses topics from food structure, nanotechnology, and functionality, with emphasis on the novel experimental and modelling approaches used to link structure and functionality in food. The book also covers food structure design across the lifespan, as well as food structure design for healthcare and medical applications. Dairy matrices for oral and gut functionality and deconstructing dairy matrices for release of nutrient and flavor components are also discussed.

This book will benefit food scientists, technologists, engineers and physical chemists working in the whole food science field; new product developers; researchers, academics and professionals working in the food industry, including nutritionists, dieticians, physicians; biochemists and biophysicists.

Key Features

  • Covers the recent trends in the field related to non-thermal processes, nanotechnology and modern food structures in the food industry
  • Begins with an introduction to structure/function of food products and their characterization methods
  • Addresses biopolymer composites, interfacial layers in food emulsions, amyloid-like fibrillary structures, self-assembly in foods, lipid nano-carriers, microfluidics, rheology and function of hydrocolloids
  • Discusses applications and the effects of emerging technologies on process, structure, and function relationships

Readership

Food scientists, technologists, engineers and physical chemists working in the whole food science field; new product developers; researchers, academics and professionals working in the food industry, including nutritionists, dieticians, physicians; biochemists and biophysicists

Table of Contents

1. Structure and functionality of Interfacial layers in food emulsions
2. Rheology, structure and sensory perception of hydrocolloids
3. Designing Food Structure Using Microfluidics
4. Tailoring structure of foods using high hydrostatic pressure
5. Effects of electric fields and electromagnetic wave on food structure and functionality
6. Microscopy and spectroscopy techniques applied to analyze the microstructure of food powders
7. Formulation of lipid nano-carriers for the food bioactive ingredients
8. Starch modification by novel technologies and their functionality
9. Nanostructured proteins
10. Interactions, structures and functional properties of plant protein-polymer complexes
11. Prospects of food-derived α-glucosidase inhibitors in the management of diabetes
12. Structure-activity relationship between food components and metabolic syndrome

Details

No. of pages:
283
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2021
Published:
1st December 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128214534

About the Editor

Charis Galanakis

Charis M. Galanakis is a multidisciplinary scientist in agricultural sciences as well as food and environmental science, technology, and sustainability, with experience in both industry and academia. He is the research and innovation director of Galanakis Laboratories in Chania, Greece, an adjunct professor of King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the director of Food Waste Recovery Group (SIG5) of ISEKI Food Association in Vienna, Austria. He pioneered the new discipline of food waste recovery and has established the most prominent innovation network in the field. He also serves as a senior consultant for the food industry and expert evaluator for international and regional funded programs and proposals. He is an editorial board member of Food and Bioproducts Processing, Food Research International, Foods, and Molecules, has edited over 30 books, and has published hundreds of research articles, reviews, monographs, chapters, and conference proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Galanakis Laboratories, Chania, Greece

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