Functional Food Ingredients from Plants

Functional Food Ingredients from Plants

1st Edition - August 22, 2019

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  • Editors: Isabel Ferreira, Lillian Barros
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128165676
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128165683

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Functional Food Ingredients from Plants, Volume 90, the latest release in the Advances in Food and Nutrition Research series, provides updated knowledge about nutrients in foods and how to avoid their deficiency, especially for those essential nutrients that should be present in the diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health. Updates to this release include sections on Natural antioxidants of plant origin, Dietary fiber sources, The impact of molecular interactions with phenolic compounds on food polysaccharides functionality, Plant phenolics as functional ingredients, Pigments and vitamins from plants as functional ingredients, Glucosinolates fate from plants to consumer, and more.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions that have been carefully selected based on their vast experience and expertise on the subject
  • Includes updated, in-depth, and critical discussions of available information, giving the reader a unique opportunity to learn
  • Encompasses a broad view of the topics at hand

Readership

Scientists involved in R&D related with food science and nutrition but also with food quality and safety

Table of Contents

  • 1. Natural antioxidants of plant origin
    Ryszard Amarowicz
    2. Dietary fiber sources and human benefits: the case study of cereal and pseudocereals
    Patricia Morales
    3. Impact of molecular interactions with phenolic compounds on food polysaccharides functionality
    Nicolas Bordenave
    4. Plant phenolics as functional ingredients
    Celestino Santos-Buelga
    5. Pigments and vitamins from plants as functional ingredients: current trends, challenges and perspectives
    Rosane Marina Peralta
    6. Glucosinolates fate from plants to consumer
    Jesus Simal-Gandara
    7. Phytoestrogens and phytosteroids in vegetables: biosynthesis, health effects and practical applications
    Spyridon Alexandros Petropoulos
    8. Terpene core in selected aromatic and edible plants: Natural health improving agents
    Marina Sokovic

Product details

  • No. of pages: 465
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: August 22, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128165676
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128165683

About the Serial Volume Editors

Isabel Ferreira

Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira is at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Affiliations and Expertise

Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Lillian Barros

Lillian Barros is at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Affiliations and Expertise

Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

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