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Gluten-Free Ancient Grains : Cereals, Pseudocereals, and Legumes: Sustainable, Nutritious, and

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Gluten-Free Ancient Grains: Cereals, Pseudocereals and Legumes covers grains that are not related to wheat. This includes sorghum, the major millets - pearl, foxtail, proso and finger millet, as well as teff, the major pseudocereals - quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat, and emerging legume grains - lupin, cowpea, Bambara groundnut and marama beans. These are all characterized as gluten-free grains.

The book provides key information on the sustainable production of these grains. Ancient grains are characterized by their ability to produce a crop under harsh environmental conditions where the major cereals are not-sustainable or even fail. In order to meet growing food demand, and with water resources becoming scarce, this is a highly valuable quality. Chapters review the major grains, analyzing their production and manufacture processes and detailing their impact on long-term good health.

Of interest to many people and organizations in the food production chain, this book will be of significant value to agricultural scientists, food company innovation and R&D managers, academic and food company nutritionists and dietitians and governmental and non-governmental health ministries and research institutes.

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of non-wheat grains
  • Reviews the manufacture and sustainable production of these grains, detailing their abilities to grow in harsh conditions
  • Analyzes the nutritional value of ancient grains and their health-promoting qualities
Number of Pages: 342
Genre: Technology
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: July 26, 2017
TCIN: 52865329
UPC: 9780081008669
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-1650
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