Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World
Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 554
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 9780124058705
ISBN 13: 0124058701
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World Book Review:

This fully revised and updated edition begins with insights into the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries and explores the latest regulatory changes and their impacts. The book demonstrates the global scenario of the acceptance and demand for these products and explores the regulatory hurdles and claim substantiation of these foods and dietary supplements, as well as addressing the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures. As the public gains confidence in the quality of these products based on sophisticated quality control, a broad spectrum of safety studies and GRAS, peer-reviewed publications and cutting-edge human clinical studies have emerged. An increasing number of additional populations around-the-world now recognize the efficacy and functions of nutraceuticals and functional foods as established by those scientific research studies. As a result, a number of structurally and functionally active novel nutraceuticals and several new functional beverages have been introduced into the marketplace around the world. Features fully revised and updated information with current regulations from around the world, including GRAS status and DSHEA regulators Offers 45% new content including three new chapters -NSF: Ensuring the Public Health and Safety Aspects of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods; Role of the United States Pharmacoepia in the Establishment of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Safety; An Overview on the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Status, and the addition of cGMP regulations for dietary supplements Includes insight into working with regulatory agencies, processes and procedures Provides a link to the contact information for most regulatory bodies for readers wishing to gain further knowledge

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World
Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2014-02-25
ISBN 10: 0124059120
ISBN 13: 9780124059122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World Book Review:

This fully revised and updated edition begins with insights into the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries and explores the latest regulatory changes and their impacts. The book demonstrates the global scenario of the acceptance and demand for these products and explores the regulatory hurdles and claim substantiation of these foods and dietary supplements, as well as addressing the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures. As the public gains confidence in the quality of these products based on sophisticated quality control, a broad spectrum of safety studies and GRAS, peer-reviewed publications and cutting-edge human clinical studies have emerged. An increasing number of additional populations around-the-world now recognize the efficacy and functions of nutraceuticals and functional foods as established by those scientific research studies. As a result, a number of structurally and functionally active novel nutraceuticals and several new functional beverages have been introduced into the marketplace around the world. Features fully revised and updated information with current regulations from around the world, including GRAS status and DSHEA regulators Offers 45% new content including three new chapters –NSF: Ensuring the Public Health and Safety Aspects of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods; Role of the United States Pharmacoepia in the Establishment of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Safety; An Overview on the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Status, and the addition of cGMP regulations for dietary supplements Includes insight into working with regulatory agencies, processes and procedures Provides a link to the contact information for most regulatory bodies for readers wishing to gain further knowledge

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and around the World

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and around the World
Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 714
Release: 2019-06-08
ISBN 10: 0128175206
ISBN 13: 9780128175200
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and around the World Book Review:

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World, Third Edition addresses the latest regulatory requirements designed to ensure the safe production and delivery of these valuable classes of foods. The book is well recognized, showing how food and nutrition play a critical role in enhancing human performance, and in overall health. The book discusses the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries, exploring the acceptance and demand for these products, regulatory hurdles, the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures, quality control, global regulatory norms and guidelines. Contains five new chapters that address regulations in Germany, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Brazil, Argentina and other Southern American Countries Provides foundational regulatory terminology Describes GRAS status and its role in functional food Presents a complete overview of cGMP and GMP Identifies and defines the roles of NSF, DSHEA, FTC and FDA

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Clare M. Hasler
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2008-02-28
ISBN 10: 047027641X
ISBN 13: 9780470276419
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: A Global Perspective offers a comprehensive resource for information on regulatory aspects of the growing and economically important functional food industry. Regulatory systems and definitions of key terms-food, supplement, drug, etc-vary from country to country. A thorough understanding of laws and regulation within and among key countries with regard to functional foods, herbal extracts or drugs, and nutritional supplements is critical to the direction of food companies that are developing products for these markets. International experts with legal and/or scientific expertise address relevant topics from quality issues, to organic foods to labeling. Innovative product development within the framework of existing regulations will be addressed in individual chapters. Overview chapters will discuss global principles, inter-country trading issues, and present a comparison of the laws and regulations within different countries graphically. A "must-have" handbook for research professionals, management, and marketing strategists in the worldwide functional foods/nutritional supplements business. Food technicians and engineers responsible for manufacturing quality in this industry should add it to their library to ensure that they have a thorough knowledge of the applicable legal requirements. The book will also serve as an indispensable shelf reference for lawyers in the food industry and government health professionals with regulatory responsibilities.

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Debasis Bagchi, Ph.D., F.A.C.N.
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2017-11-13
ISBN 10: 9780128101438
ISBN 13: 0128101431
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World Book Review:

This fully revised and updated edition begins with insights into the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries and explores the latest regulatory changes and their impacts. The book demonstrates the global scenario of the acceptance and demand for these products and explores the regulatory hurdles and claim substantiation of these foods and dietary supplements, as well as addressing the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures. As the public gains confidence in the quality of these products based on sophisticated quality control, a broad spectrum of safety studies and GRAS, peer-reviewed publications and cutting-edge human clinical studies have emerged. An increasing number of additional populations around-the-world now recognize the efficacy and functions of nutraceuticals and functional foods as established by those scientific research studies. As a result, a number of structurally and functionally active novel nutraceuticals and several new functional beverages have been introduced into the marketplace around the world. Features fully revised and updated information with current regulations from around the world, including GRAS status and DSHEA regulatorsOffers 45% new content including three new chapters "NSF: Ensuring the Public Health and Safety Aspects of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods"; "Role of the United States Pharmacoepia in the Establishment of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Safety"; "An Overview on the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Status," and the addition of cGMP regulations for dietary supplementsIncludes insight into working with regulatory agencies, processes and proceduresProvides a link to the contact information for most regulatory bodies for readers wishing to gain further knowledge"

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Second Edition

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods  Second Edition
Author: Robert E.C. Wildman
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1420006185
ISBN 13: 9781420006186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Second Edition Book Review:

Scientific advances in this field have not only given us a better understanding of what is an optimal diet, but has allowed food and nutraceutical companies to market products with specific health claims, fortify existing foods, and even create new foods designed for a particular health benefit. Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Second Edition, compiles the latest data from authoritative, scientific sources. It provides hard evidence on the prophylactic and medicinal properties of many natural foods. This handbook reviews more than 200 nutraceutical compounds. Each chapter includes the chemical properties, biochemical activity, dietary sources, and evidentiary findings for each compound. New topics include the use of exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria, protein as a functional ingredient for weight loss, and nutraceuticals to be used in the adjunctive treatment of depression. Two new chapters discuss recent evidence on oxidative stress and the antioxidant requirements of athletes as well as the use of nutraceuticals for inflammation. The scientific investigation of nutrition and lifestyle changes on the pain and debilitation of osteoarthritis is the subject of another new article. The book concludes with a look at future marketing opportunities paying particular attention to the alleviation of obesity. With contributions from a panel of leading international experts, Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Second Edition, provides instant access to comprehensive, cutting edge data, making it possible for food scientists, nutritionists, and researchers to utilize this ever growing wealth of information.

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Sreejayan Nair
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2016-09-19
ISBN 10: 0128027797
ISBN 13: 9780128027790
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products Book Review:

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products provides critical information from conceptualization of new products to marketing, aiming to present a solid understanding of the entire process through detailed coverage of key concepts, namely innovation, regulation, manufacturing, quality control, and marketing. Chapters provide insights into market and competitive analysis, product design and development, intellectual property, ingredient sourcing, cost control, and sales and marketing strategies. Examines key considerations in product development Provides a streamlined approach for product development Addresses manufacturing and quality control challenges Includes key lessons for a successful product launch and effective marketing

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Genomics  Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Anand Swaroop,Manashi Bagchi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2015-09-25
ISBN 10: 1118930460
ISBN 13: 9781118930465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and their role in the prevention of illness and chronic conditions. This, combined with an aging population that focuses not only on longevity but also quality of life, has created a market for functional foods and nutraceuticals. A fully updated and revised second edition, Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods reflects the recent upsurge in "omics" technologies and features 48 chapters that cover topics including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenetics, peptidomics, nutrigenomics and human health, transcriptomics, nutriethics and nanotechnology. This cutting-edge volume, written by a panel of experts from around the globe reviews the latest developments in the field with an emphasis on the application of these novel technologies to functional foods and nutraceuticals.

Biotechnology in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Biotechnology in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Francis C. Lau,Dilip K. Ghosh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 591
Release: 2010-04-21
ISBN 10: 1420087126
ISBN 13: 9781420087123
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology in Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Modern food biotechnology is now a billion-dollar industry, producing functional foods and nutraceuticals that offer a whole host of increased health benefits, including prevention against illness, and chronic and degenerative conditions. Written by a team of top-tier researchers and scientists from around the world, Biotechnology in Functional Foo

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods
Author: Dilip Ghosh,Shantanu Das,Debasis Bagchi,R.B. Smarta
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1439862699
ISBN 13: 9781439862698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods Book Review:

The focus of food science and technology has shifted from previous goals of improving food safety and enhancing food taste toward providing healthy and functional foods. Today's consumers desire foods that go beyond basic nutrition-foods capable of promoting better health, or even playing a disease-prevention role. To meet this need for innovation,

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology
Author: Joyce I. Boye
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-01-27
ISBN 10: 1118504941
ISBN 13: 9781118504949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology Book Review:

For several years, the food industry has been interested in identifying components in foods which have health benefits to be used in the development of functional food and nutraceutical products. Examples of these ingredients include fibre, phytosterols, peptides, proteins, isoflavones, saponins, phytic acid, probiotics, prebiotics and functional enzymes. Although much progress has been made in the identification, extraction and characterisation of these ingredients, there remains a need for ready and near-market platform technologies for processing these ingredients into marketable value-added functional food and nutraceutical products. This book looks at how these ingredients can be effectively incorporated into food systems for market, and provides practical guidelines on how challenges in specific food sectors (such as health claims and marketing) can be addressed during processing. Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology is a comprehensive overview of current and emerging trends in the formulation and manufacture of nutraceutical and functional food products. It highlights the distinctions between foods falling into the nutraceutical and functional food categories. Topics include sustainable and environmentally-friendly approaches to the production of health foods, guidelines and regulations, and methods for assessing safety and quality of nutraceutical and functional food products. Specific applications of nutraceuticals in emulsion and salad dressing food products, beverages and soft drinks, baked goods, cereals and extruded products, fermented food products are covered, as are novel food proteins and peptides, and methods for encapsulated nutraceutical ingredients and packaging. The impact of processing on the bioactivity of nutraceutical ingredients, allergen management and the processing of allergen-free foods, health claims and nutraceutical food product commercialization are also discussed. Nutraceutical and Functional Food Processing Technology is a comprehensive source of practical approaches that can be used to innovate in the nutraceutical and health food sectors. Fully up-to-date and relevant across various food sectors, the book will benefit both academia and industry personnel working in the health food and food processing sectors.

Functional Food Product Development

Functional Food Product Development
Author: Jim Smith,Edward Charter
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2011-03-08
ISBN 10: 9781444390391
ISBN 13: 1444390392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Food Product Development Book Review:

According to an August 2009 report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the United States market for functional foods in 2007 was US$ 27 billion. Forecasts of growth range from between 8.5% and 20% per year, or about four times that of the food industry in general. Global demand by 2013 is expected to be about $100 billion. With this demand for new products comes a demand for product development and supporting literature for that purpose. There is a wealth of research and development in this area and great scope for commercialization, and this book provides a much-needed review of important opportunities for new products, written by authors with in-depth knowledge of as yet unfulfilled health-related needs. This book addresses functional food product development from a number of perspectives: the process itself; health research that may provide opportunities; idea creation; regulation; and processes and ingredients. It also features case studies that illustrate real product development and commercialization histories. Written for food scientists and technologists, this book presents practical information for use in functional food product development. It is an essential resource for practitioners in functional food companies and food technology centres and is also of interest to researchers and students of food science. Key features: A comprehensive review of the latest opportunities in this commercially important sector of the food industry Includes chapters highlighting functional food opportunities for specific health issues such as obesity, immunity, brain health, heart disease and the development of children. New technologies of relevance to functional foods are also addressed, such as emulsion delivery systems and nanoencapsulation. Includes chapters on product design and the use of functional ingredients such as antioxidants, probiotics and prebiotics as well as functional ingredients from plant and dairy sources Specific examples of taking products to market are provided in the form of case studies e.g. microalgae functional ingredients Part of the Functional Food Science and Technology book series (Series Editor: Fereidoon Shahidi)

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Fereidoon Shahidi,Jean-Richard Neeser,J. Bruce German
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 484
Release: 2004-03-04
ISBN 10: 9780203026380
ISBN 13: 0203026381
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

This reference compiles a broad spectrum of perspectives from specialists in academic, governmental, and industrial research settings to demonstrate the influence of biochemistry and biotechnological applications on functional food developments. Focusing on topics not covered in depth in other texts on the subject, the book analyzes the nutritional and physiological benefits of functional foods, the effect and development of active ingredients in functional foods, and consumer and regulatory issues that will influence biotechnological advancements in the food industry. It also Illustrates the expanding role of functional foods and nutraceuticals in the promotion of human health.

Functional Food

Functional Food
Author: María Chávarri Hueda
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2017-08-02
ISBN 10: 9535134396
ISBN 13: 9789535134398
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Food Book Review:

In recent years, the concern of society about how food influences the health status of people has increased. Consumers are increasingly aware that food can prevent the development of certain diseases, so in recent years, the food industry is developing new, healthier products taking into account aspects such as trans fats, lower caloric intake, less salt, etc. However, there are bioactive compounds that can improve the beneficial effect of these foods and go beyond the nutritional value. This book provides information on impact of bioactive ingredients (vitamins, antioxidants, compounds of the pulses, etc.) on nutrition through food, how functional foods can prevent disease, and tools to evaluate the effects of bioactive ingredients, functional foods, and diet.

Functional Foods and Biotechnology

Functional Foods and Biotechnology
Author: Kalidas Shetty,Dipayan Sarkar
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 454
Release: 2020-04-13
ISBN 10: 1000760286
ISBN 13: 9781000760286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Biotechnology Book Review:

The second book of the Food Biotechnology series, Functional Foods and Biotechnology: Biotransformation and Analysis of Functional Foods and Ingredients highlights two important and interrelated themes: biotransformation innovations and novel bio-based analytical tools for understanding and advancing functional foods and food ingredients for health-focused food and nutritional security solutions. The first section of this book provides novel examples of innovative biotransformation strategies based on ecological, biochemical, and metabolic rationale to target the improvement of human health relevant benefits of functional foods and food ingredients. The second section of the book focuses on novel host response based analytical tools and screening strategies to investigate and validate the human health and food safety relevant benefits of functional foods and food ingredients. Food biotechnology experts from around the world have contributed to this book to advance knowledge on bio-based innovations to improve wider health-focused applications of functional food and food ingredients, especially targeting non-communicable chronic disease (NCD) and food safety relevant solution strategies. Key Features: Provides system science-based food biotechnology innovations to design and advance functional foods and food ingredients for solutions to emerging global food and nutritional insecurity coupled public health challenges. Discusses biotransformation innovations to improve human health relevant nutritional qualities of functional foods and food ingredients. Includes novel host response-based food analytical models to optimize and improve wider health-focused application of functional foods and food ingredients. The overarching theme of this second book is to advance the knowledge on metabolically-driven food system innovations that can be targeted to enhance human health and food safety relevant nutritional qualities and antimicrobial properties of functional food and food ingredients. The examples of biotransformation innovations and food analytical models provide critical insights on current advances in food biotechnology to target, design and improve functional food and food ingredients with specific human health benefits. Such improved understanding will help to design more ecologically and metabolically relevant functional food and food ingredients across diverse global communities. The thematic structure of this second book is built from the related initial book, which is also available in the Food Biotechnology Series Functional Foods and Biotechnology: Sources of Functional Food and Ingredients, edited by Kalidas Shetty and Dipayan Sarkar (ISBN: 9780367435226) For a complete list of books in this series, please visit our website at: https://www.crcpress.com/Food-Biotechnology-Series/book-series/CRCFOOBIOTECH

The Functional Foods Revolution

The Functional Foods Revolution
Author: Michael Heasman,Julian Mellentin
Publsiher: Earthscan
Total Pages: 334
Release: 2014-05-14
ISBN 10: 1849776164
ISBN 13: 9781849776165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Functional Foods Revolution Book Review:

Foods that promote human health - 'functional foods' or nutraceuticals - have caught the imagination of the global food industry. All the household-name companies are developing them as a key driver in their global strategies. They see the prospect of new markets and bigger margins, but the issues presented are fraught with complexity and difficulties. Distinguishing hype from real hope, the authors of this handbook explain the dilemmas and contradictions the industry faces. They present a wealth of detailed marketing, food policy and regulatory material from the leading markets world-wide and show how the hopes of the industry, and the consumer, may be dashed. The solution they offer is radical - nothing less than a new business model of what they term a healthful company.

Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Health

Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Health
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Hiroyoshi Moriyama,Anand Swaroop
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-08-05
ISBN 10: 1315353989
ISBN 13: 9781315353982
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Coffee Bean Extract in Human Health Book Review:

The role of green coffee bean (GCB) in human health is of emerging interest to the nutraceutical field, especially given its role in improving metabolic syndrome, including weight management, hypertension, diabetes, and neuroprotection. GCB extract contains a novel antioxidant known as chlorogenic acid (also caffeoylquinic acid), which has been shown to positively affect blood pressure, brain health, diabetes, and weight management. This book provides information on the diverse health benefits of green coffee bean extract, molecular mechanisms and signaling pathways, safety of GCB, dosage, and recommended usage. It focuses on the chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, and safety of GCB extract. GCB extract has brought a remarkable revolution in the nutraceutical marketplace. However, some controversies have been demonstrated recently. This book presents the state-of-the-art research studies from eminent scientists around the world on the potential and diversified health benefits of GCB extracts, with particular emphasis placed on the importance to standardize the appropriate extraction technology, quality control and assurance, and broad spectrum safety studies and human clinical studies to substantiate the regulatory claims and position the product in the marketplace.

Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods

Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods
Author: Edward R.(Ted) Farnworth
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2003-03-26
ISBN 10: 9780203009727
ISBN 13: 020300972X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods Book Review:

Fermented foods have been an important part of the human diet in many cultures for many centuries. Modern research, especially on the immune system, is revealing how these foods and their active ingredients impact human health. Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods presents the latest data on fermented food products, their production processes, and their nutritional and health benefits. Written by international experts in the forefront of fermented food science and technology, this book explores how fermentation of a food changes its composition, adds new nutrients, produces active ingredients or increases the bioavailability of nutrients, and how the live bacteria in some fermented foods enhance their nutritive health value. It covers fermented foods well known to western consumers - such as yogurt, cheese, pickles, sauerkraut, and fermented meat - and examines fermented foods with long traditions in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa - including gaio, kefir, natto, miso, kimchi, kocho, ogi, and togwa. In light of our increased knowledge of the health benefits of fermented foods, there is a great need for a single reputable source for current information. Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods fills this void by providing the first state-of-the-art treatment of the production of fermented foods, the microorganisms involved, the changes in composition that occur during fermentation, and most importantly the effect of these foods and their active ingredients on human health.

Food Medicine and the Quest for Good Health

Food  Medicine  and the Quest for Good Health
Author: Nancy N. Chen
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9780231134842
ISBN 13: 0231134843
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Medicine and the Quest for Good Health Book Review:

What we eat, how we eat, where we eat, and when we eat are deeply embedded cultural practices. Eating is also related to how we medicate. The multimillion-dollar diet industry offers advice on how to eat for a better body and longer life, and avoiding harmful foods (or choosing healthy ones) is considered separate from consuming medicine?another multimillion-dollar industry. In contrast, most traditional medical systems view food as inseparable from medicine and regard medicinal foods as the front line of healing. Drawing on medical texts and food therapy practices from around the world and throughout history, Nancy N. Chen locates old and new crossovers between food and medicine in different social and cultural contexts. The consumption of spices, sugar, and salt was once linked to specific healing properties, and trade in these commodities transformed not just the political economy of Europe, Asia, and the New World but local tastes and food practices as well. Today's technologies are rapidly changing traditional attitudes toward food, enabling the cultivation of new admixtures, such as nutraceuticals and genetically modified food, that link food to medicine in novel ways. Chen considers these developments against the evolving food regimes of the diet industry in order to build a framework for understanding diet as individual practice, social prescription, and political formation.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Genevieve Dable Tupas
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2020-08-24
ISBN 10: 3030423190
ISBN 13: 9783030423193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals are food products that naturally offer or have been modified to offer additional health benefits beyond basic nutrition. As such products have surged in popularity in recent years, it is crucial that researchers and manufacturers understand the concepts underpinning functional foods and the opportunity they represent to improve human health, reduce healthcare costs, and support economic development worldwide. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations presents a guide to functional foods from experienced professionals in key institutions around the world. The text provides background information on the health benefits, bioavailability, and safety measurements of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Subsequent chapters detail the bioactive components in functional foods responsible for these health benefits, as well as the different formulations of these products and recent innovations spurred by consumer demands. Authors emphasize product development for increased marketability, taking into account safety issues associated with functional food adulteration and solutions to be found in GMP adherence. Various food preservation methods aimed at enhancing the quality and shelf life of functional food are also highlighted. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations is the first of its kind, designed to be useful to students, teachers, nutritionists, food scientists, food technologists and public health regulators alike.