Nutrients in Beverages

Nutrients in Beverages

Volume 12: The Science of Beverages

1st Edition - June 7, 2019

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  • Editors: Alexandru Grumezescu, Alina Maria Holban
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168424
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169254

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Nutrients in Beverages, Volume Twelve, in the Science of Beverages series, introduces the role of nutrients in beverages and provides details into the biological effects of beverage ingredients by presenting their nutritional properties and characterization. This scientific reference covers both the current state-of-the-art and future trends in the beverage industry, and is designed as a comprehensive guide to this area of research. Detailed research information is presented to not only help researchers and students understand the nature of the challenges associated with incorporating nutrients, but to also help strengthen the knowledge transfer between research institutions and industry.

Key Features

  • Includes information on the health impact of various nutrients
  • Discusses nutrients in beverages as a potential delivery system for nutraceuticals
  • Presents research example detection techniques to assist in identifying nutrient types and functionalities


Food scientists, research scientists, beverage technologists, food chemists, food microbiologists, food engineers in the beverages sector (R&D, Gov. and academia)

Table of Contents

  • 1. A Wide Perspective on Nutrients in Beverages
    2. Nutrients, Energy Values, and Health Impact of Conventional Beverages
    3. Functional and Molecular Role of Processed-Beverages Towards Healthier Lifestyle
    4. Beverages: a Potential Delivery System for Nutraceuticals
    5. Beverage Intake: Nutritional Role, Challenges, and Opportunities for Developing Countries  
    6. Nutrients, Bioactive Compounds, and Health Benefits of Functional and Medicinal Beverages
    7. Functionality of Bioactive Nutrients in Beverages
    8. Non-Dairy Probiotic and Prebiotic Beverages: Applications, Benefits, and Challenges  
    9. Nutritive Potential of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Fibers in Functional Beverages  
    10. Amino Acids Composition of Must and Wine: Principal Factors that Determine their Contents and Contribution to the Human Diet  
    11. β-Cryptoxanthin–Enriched Satsuma Mandarin Juice
    12. Functional Beverages Produced by Lactic Acid Bacteria
    13. Enteral Nutrition Liquid Formulas: Current Evidence and Nutritional Composition
    14. Nutritional Properties of Table Olives and their Use in Cocktails
    15. Agricultural and Food Industry By-Products: Source of Bioactive Components for Functional Beverages

Product details

  • No. of pages: 656
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: June 7, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168424
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169254

About the Editors

Alexandru Grumezescu

Alexandru Grumezescu
Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the editor-in-chief of two international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, authored nine books, and has served as an editor for more than 50 scholarly books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Alina Maria Holban

Alina-Maria Holban is a lecturer in Microbiology and Immunology, at the Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; and associate researcher at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. Her primary area of research is the development of bionanomaterials with antimicrobial applications. Dr. Holban has published 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 42 conference/symposia proceedings, and has edited more than 21 edited books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Botany and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romania

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