The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health

Written By Ronald Ross Watson
The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 November 2018
  • ISBN : 0128131497
  • Pages : 792 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Ram B. Singh,Toru Takahashi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Total pages : 792
  • ISBN : 0128131497
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Summary : The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health presents a collective approach to food security through the use of functional foods as a strategy to prevent under nutrition and related diseases. This approach reflects the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04
  • Total pages : 508
  • ISBN : 0128131497
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Summary : Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy presents the wide range of functional foods associated with the prevention and treatment of cancer. In recent decades, researchers have made progress in our understanding of the association between functional food and cancer, especially as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. Specifically, ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-12-03
  • Total pages : 756
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Summary : Food, Medical, and Environmental Applications of Polysaccharides provides a detailed resource for those interested in the design and preparation of polysaccharides for state-of-the-art applications. The book begins with an introductory section covering sources, chemistry, architectures, bioactivity, and chemical modifications of polysaccharides. Subsequent parts of the book are organized by field, ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128131497
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Summary : Pearl millet is mainly used for animal and poultry feed. It is the principal source of energy, protein, vitamins, minerals and contains many phenolic compounds, which are a good source of natural antioxidants. Pearl millet is a rich source of bioactive compounds and contains phytates and polyphenols. Owing to high ...

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  • Total pages : 274
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Summary : Elevated blood concentrations of homocysteine, B vitamins deficiencies and oxidative stress are etiological factors for many human chronic diseases, yet the etiologic relationship of hyperhomocysteinemia to these disorders remains poorly understood. Clinical trials continue to support the notion that hyperhomocysteinemia is involved in the pathogenesis of oxidative stress and its ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-06-17
  • Total pages : 774
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Summary : Food Nanotechnology: Applications and Approaches is the definitive guide on all aspects of nano-sized ingredients and devices for the food sector. The book brings science and applications together on the nano-scale into nano-structured food materials, with an emphasis on their production, processing, engineering, characterization, and applications of food materials containing ...

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  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : This book covers various current and emerging topics in construction management and real estate. Papers selected in this book cover a wide variety of topics such as new-type urbanization, planning and construction of smart city and eco-city, urban-rural infrastructure development, land use and development, housing market and housing policy, new ...

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Summary : Plant foods are an essential part of our daily diet and constitute one of the highest contributors to the world economy. These foods are rich in phenolic compounds, which play a significant role in maintaining our health. This textbook presents a comprehensive overview of the chemistry, biochemistry and analysis of ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-02-11
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0128131497
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Summary : This book endeavours to highlight the untapped potential of Smart Agriculture for the innovation and expansion of the agriculture sector. The sector shall make incremental progress as it learns from associations between data over time through Artificial Intelligence, deep learning and Internet of Things applications. The farming industry and Smart ...

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  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-08-08
  • Total pages : 180
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  • Release Date : 2020-02-26
  • Total pages : 292
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Summary : Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a diverse group of bacteria that comprise low GC content Gram-positive cocci or rods that produces lactic acid as the major end product of the fermentation process. Bifidobacterium genera may also be considered as a part of the LAB group for possessing some similar phenotypical ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-10-22
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