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Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128207826, 9780128207864

Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans

1st Edition

Editors: Alina-Ioana Gostin Diana Bogueva Vladimir Kakurinov
Paperback ISBN: 9780128207826
eBook ISBN: 9780128207864
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th April 2021
Page Count: 366
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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


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


Details

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

Ratings and Reviews


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