Advances in Food and Nutrition Research - eBook

9780128160503
0-12-816050-0

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 87 provides updated information on nutrients in foods and how to avoid deficiency, especially the essential nutrients that should be present in the diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health. The book provides the latest advances on the identification and characterization of emerging bioactive compounds with putative health benefits. Chapters in this new release include discussions of the function and application of bioactive peptides from corn gluten meal, Dietary fatty acids and metabolic syndrome, the Microbial ecology of plant-based fermented foods and current knowledge on their impact on human health, and much more.Presents contributions and the expertise and reputation of leaders in nutritionIncludes updated, in-depth, critical discussions of available information, giving readers a unique opportunity to learnProvides high-quality illustrations (with a high percentage in color) that give additional value