Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans

Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans

1st Edition - April 30, 2021
  • Editors: Alina-Ioana Gostin, Diana Bogueva, Vladimir Kakurinov
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128207826
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128207864

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Description

Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans s introduces and analyzes traditional foods from the Balkans. Beginning with the eating habits in Balkans, this book unfolds the history of use, origin, compositions and preparation, ingredient origin, nutritional aspects, and the effects on health for various foods and food products of the region. Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans also addresses local and international regulations and provides suggestions on how to harmonize these regulations to promote global availability of these foods. A volume in a series co-produced with Global Harmonization Initiative, Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans is sure to be a welcomed reference for nutrition researchers and professionals, including nutritionists, dieticians, food scientists, food technologists, toxicologists, regulators, and product developers as well as educators, and students.

Key Features

  • Analyzes nutritional and health claims in the Balkan region
  • Includes traditional foods from the Balkans
  • Explores both scientific and anecdotal diet-based health claims
  • Examines if foods meet regulatory requirements and how to remedy noncompliance
  • Reviews the influence of historical eating habits on today’s diets

Readership

Nutrition researchers and professionals, including nutritionists, dieticians, food scientists, food technologists, toxicologists, regulators, and product developers as well as educators and students

Table of Contents

  • Prologue

    Chin-Kun Wang

    Foreword

    Boyko Nadiya

    1. Traditional Balkan foods in a global context: an introduction

    Alina-Ioana Gostin

    Import 16-Oct-2019 10:08

    2. History of eating habits in the Balkans

    Alina-Ioana Gostin and Diana Bogueva

    3. Balkan food cultures and traditions

    Evgenia Krasteva-Blagoeva and Diana Bogueva

    4. Food, nutrition and health in Albania

    Diola Dosti, Orana Sinani and Indrit Tila

    5. Food, nutrition and health in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Slavica Samardzic, Gordana Đurić, Vesna Rudic Grujic, Gordana Radovanovic, Tarik Dizdarevic and Suzana Đorđević-Milošević

    6. Food, nutrition and health in Bulgaria

    Diana Bogueva, Magdalena Apostolova and Svetla Danova

    7. Food, nutrition and health in Croatia

    Daniela Čačić Kenjerić and Darja Sokolić

    8. Food, nutrition and health in Greece

    Tryfon Adamidis, Maria Papageorgiou and Kyriaki Zinoviadou

    9. Food, nutrition and health in Kosovo

    Agim Rysha

    10. Food, nutrition and health in Macedonia

    Vladimir Kakurinov, Valentina Pavlova and Nadica llievska

    11. Food, nutrition and health in Montenegro

    Aleksandra Martinovic and Slavko Mirecki

    12. Food, nutrition and health in Serbia

    Suzana Đorđević-Milošević, Jasna Mastilović, Svetlana Stanišić and Nataša Kilibarda

    13. Food, nutrition and health in Slovenia

    Maša Knez Hrnčič, Darija Cör and Željko Knez

    14. Food, nutrition and health in Romania

    Corina-Aurelia Zugravu, Dana Gafiţianu and Anca Ioana Nicolau

    15. Food, nutrition and health in Moldova

    Rodica Sturza and Aliona Ghendov-Moşanu

    16. Food, nutrition and health in Turkey, the European part

    Birsen Bulut-Solak

    17. Common nutrition and health issues

    Dzengis Jasar and Biljana Curcic

    18. Common regulatory issues and proposals to harmonise regulations

    Iuliana Vintilă

    19. Traditional Balkan Foods:Future Outlook

    Ismail Hakkı Tekiner

Product details

  • No. of pages: 366
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: April 30, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128207826
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128207864

About the Editors

Alina-Ioana Gostin

Dr. Dipl. Eng. Alina-Ioana Gostin, originally from Romania, is a lecturer at College of Food, University College Birmingham, UK, teaching in the areas of Food Science and Technology, Food Safety, Diet and Nutrition. Dr Gostin’s research interests focus on technologies that improve quality and safety of foods. She is also the director of the Ambassador Programme of the Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI).

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Food, University College Birmingham, UK

Diana Bogueva

Dr. Diana Bogueva, originally from Bulgaria, is an Adjunct Postdoctoral Fellow with Curtin University Australia. She has a varied interest in food consumption issues related to global consequences of human nutritional habits, especially global meat consumption, behavioural and attitudinal change, climatic stability of food, world hunger, human health and environmental sustainability and food harmonization.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Postdoctoral Fellow, Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, Curtin University, Centre Manager, Centre for Advanced Food Enginomics (CAFE), The University of Sydney, Australia

Vladimir Kakurinov

Dr. Vladimir Kakurinov is a Full Professor in Food Microbiology and Food Quality and Safety. He worked at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and the Veterinary Medicine Faculty at St. Kliment Ohridski University, both in Republic of Macedonia. Now, he is founder and Executive Director of Consulting and Training Centre KEY dealing with international projects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder, Consulting and Training Centre KEY, Macedonia