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Examining the Development, Regulation, and Consumption of Functional Foods (Hardcover)

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The 10 chapters in this volume examine the development, regulation, and consumption of functional foods like dietary supplements, phytonutrients, micronutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Biologists, biotechnologists, and other scientists from India, the US, Brazil, Australia, and Spain discuss the biogenesis of conjugated linoleic acids; dietary fibers and their role in human health; the antimicrobial, antiproliferative, and antioxidant activities of phytonutrients; the use of millets in India; the antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory activity of Coriandrum sativum L leaves and seeds against keratitis; the breeding of rice for improved iron and zinc content; the efficacy of antioxidants in reducing damage in metabolic syndrome; the potential of antioxidants in slowing aging; the differences and relationship between food allergy and food poisoning, the main allergens and toxins in food, and their different origins; and the use of essential oils as natural additives to improve the shelf life of functional foods. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 343
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: September 12, 2016
TCIN: 52040764
UPC: 9781522506072
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-1263

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