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New and Published Books

  1. Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    Edited by Dilip Ghosh, Debasis Bagchi, Tetsuya Konishi

    In the last three decades, revolutionary achievements have taken place in nutraceutical and functional food research including the introduction of a number of cutting-edge dietary supplements supported by human clinical trials and strong patents. Novel manufacturing technologies including unique...

    Published August 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

    Edited by Benjamin Toby Wall, Craig Porter

    Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Handbook of Metallonutraceuticals

    Edited by Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande

    Series: Nutraceuticals

    The nutritional and medicinal value of metals, such as zinc, calcium, and iron, has been known in traditional medicine for a long time. Other metals, such as silver and gold, may also have therapeutic and health benefits. Ancient medicines have long incorporated their use in the treatment of...

    Published April 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease

    Modern Concepts

    Edited by Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart

    Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while...

    Published February 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Interactive Probiotics

    Edited by Enrica Pessione

    This book underlines the importance of reciprocal interactions between probiotics and humans in terms of stress induction, epigenetic control of cellular responses, oxidative status, bio-active molecules biosynthesis, moonlighting proteins secretion, endogenous toxins neutralization, and several...

    Published February 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food, Nutrition and Health

    Edited by Semih Otles

    Presenting the work of international experts who discuss all aspects of probiotics and prebiotics, this volume reviews current scientific understanding and research being conducted in this area. The book examines the sources and production of probiotics and prebiotics. It explores their use in...

    Published December 8th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Functional Foods

    The Connection Between Nutrition, Health, and Food Science

    Edited by Leah Coles

    This new book presents a variety of important research on functional foods—foods that have another role related to disease prevention or health. The first section of the book includes chapters on the complicated relationships between nutrition, physical and mental health, and disease. Section 2...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  8. Probiotics

    Immunobiotics and Immunogenics

    Edited by Haruki Kitazawa, Julio Villena, Susana Alvarez

    Written by international experts, this book reviews recent, cutting-edge research on the use of immunoregulatory probiotics (immunobiotics) and their bioactive compounds (immunogenics) to prevent disease and improve health. Each chapter provides critical insight, reviews current research, discusses...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

    Edited by Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti

    Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutrition

    Edited by Lynnette R. Ferguson

    While functional foods have become a reasonably well-established concept, personalized nutrition is still treated with skepticism by many. The recognition that people would have different nutrient requirements, or perceive foods in different ways, raises several concerns—some real, some not so real...

    Published August 12th 2013 by CRC Press