HEALTHGRAIN Methods Book

HEALTHGRAIN Methods


  • Author : Peter Shrewry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128104538

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HEALTHGRAIN Methods Excerpt :

The explosion of interest around the health benefits of whole grains has led to a new focus on the bioactive components of cereals, including their location and physiological effects. Grains are an important source of minerals (notably selenium, iron and zinc) and vitamins, such as folate. These nutrients are often degraded or removed by the milling or polishing of the grain to provide refined products. Measurements of these components require methodologies for analysis that must be accurate and reproducible and that provide adequate samples to allow wide screening. The work of the 47 prominent international food scientists presented in this comprehensive volume is the direct result of the European Union’s Framework 6 HEALTHGRAIN program which focuses on the role of wholegrain cereals in reducing the risk of metabolic syndrome-related diseases. The development of routine analytical methods for this group of essential phytochemical and dietary fiber components will help food companies improve the health benefits of their products as well as their abilities to measure the bioactive ingredients in cereal-based foods.

Fibre Rich and Wholegrain Foods Book

Fibre Rich and Wholegrain Foods


  • Author : Jan A Delcour
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-03-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095787

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Fibre Rich and Wholegrain Foods Excerpt :

Consumers are increasingly seeking foods that are rich in dietary fibre and wholegrains, but are often unwilling to compromise on sensory quality. Fibre-rich and wholegrain food reviews key research and best industry practice in the development of fibre-enriched and wholegrain products that efficiently meet customer requirements. Part one introduces the key issues surrounding the analysis, definition, regulation and health claims associated with dietary fibre and wholegrain foods. The links between wholegrain foods and health, the range of fibre dietary ingredients and a comparison of their technical functionality are discussed, as are consumption and consumer challenges of wholegrain foods. Part two goes on to explore dietary fibre sources, including wheat and non-wheat cereal dietary fibre ingredients, vegetable, fruit and potato fibres. Improving the quality of fibre-rich and wholegrain foods, including such cereal products as wholegrain bread, muffins, pasta and noodles, is the focus of part three. Fibre in extruded products is also investigated before part four reviews quality improvement of fibre-enriched dairy products, meat products, seafood, beverages and snack foods. Companion animal nutrition as affected by dietary fibre inclusion is discussed, before the book concludes with a consideration of soluble and insoluble fibre in infant nutrition. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Fibre-rich and wholegrain foods provides a comprehensive guide to the field for researchers working in both the food industry and academia, as well as all those involved in the development, production and use of fibre-enriched and wholegrain foods. Reviews key research and best industry practice in the development of fibre-enriched and wholegrain products Considers analysis, definition, regulation and health claims associated with dietary fibre and wholegrain foods Explores sources of dietary fibre including: wheat and non-wheat cereal, vege

Sprouted Grains Book

Sprouted Grains


  • Author : Hao Feng
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-10-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128115268

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Sprouted Grains Excerpt :

Sprouted Grains: Nutritional Value, Production and Applications is a complete and comprehensive overview of sprouted grains, with coverage from grain to product. Sections includes discussions on the process of grain germination from both a genetic and physiological perspective, the nutrients and bioactive compounds present in spouted grains, and the equipment and technical innovation of use to manufacturers of sprouted grains and sprouted grain products. This book is essential reading for cereal science academics and postgraduate students interested in the subject of cereal processing, but is also ideal for industrial product developers in cereal companies. This edited volume brings together the world’s leading researchers on sprouted grains. Presents the nutrient and bioactive components of these healthy grains Provides extensive coverage of products developed from sprouted grains Includes contributions from an International team of both academic and industrial authors Covers the equipment and technology used in grain processing

Dietary Fiber Book

Dietary Fiber


  • Author : Charis M. Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-27
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128164952

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Dietary Fiber: Properties, Recovery and Applications explores the properties and health effects of dietary fiber, along with new trends in recovery procedures and applications. The book covers the most trending topics of dietary fiber applications, emphasizing polyphenol properties, bioavailability and metabolomics, target sources, recovery and emerging technologies, technological aspects, stability during processing, and applications in the food, beverage and nutraceutical sectors. Written by a team of experts in the field of dietary fiber, this book is ideal for chemists, food scientists, technologists, new product developers and academics. Thoroughly explores dietary fiber properties and health effects in light of new trends in recovery procedures and applications Covers issues in three critical dimensions: properties, recovery and applications Focuses on applications in food additives, as well as recovery from plant processing by-products

Dietary fibre  new frontiers for food and health Book

Dietary fibre new frontiers for food and health


  • Author : J.W. van der Kamp
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-04-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9789086866922

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Dietary fibre new frontiers for food and health Excerpt :

Dietary fibre research is rapidly evolving and is stimulated by the growing attention for intestinal health which is needed for combating major disorders such as diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases and obesity. Current research also explores relationships between fibres, the immune system and stress. The recently agreed EU and CODEX definitions for dietary fibre - including all polymeric carbohydrates not digested in the small intestine - provide both clarity and new challenges regarding adequate analysis and concerning the requirements for added fibre. Added fibre should have 'a physical effect of benefit to health as demonstrated by generally accepted scientific evidence to competent authorities'. Novel research tools from genomics toolboxes and advanced systems simulating the gastro-intestinal tract, are enabling researchers to obtain insights in the wide range of structure function relationships of different types of dietary fibre. These include the impact of dietary fibre on the gut microbiota and relationships between prebiotics and peptides involved in regulation of satiety and other functions. New technologies steadily increase the range of fibres, with and without anti-oxidants and other beneficial co-passengers, which are available to food processors. Dietary fibre - new frontiers for food and health covers the most up-to-date research available on dietary fibre and will be an indispensable tool for all scientists and technologists involved in research and development in this field.

A Centum of Valuable Plant Bioactives Book

A Centum of Valuable Plant Bioactives


  • Author : Muhammad Mushtaq
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 782
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128229248

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A Centum of Valuable Plant Bioactives Excerpt :

During last couple of decades, a great deal of research has explored what exactly plants contain (bioactives) and how these molecules may interact with human physiology at the molecular level. It is extremely important to know what happens to plant bioactives or their biological activities when processed or isolated under various reaction conditions. Huge numbers of extraction or food manufacturing methodologies are adversely affecting the quality of these phytonutrients so there is a prompt need to highlight these processes/methods and replace them with more novel, efficient, green, or eco-friendly ones. A Centum of Valuable Plant Bioactives is a comprehensive resource on the top 100 plant bioactives available. Chapters are grouped together by bioactives, with sections on carotenes, xanthophylls, terpenoids, steroids, polyphenols and more. This is an essential guide for botanists, food technologists and chemists, nutritionists and pharmacists. Highlights the top 100 plant bioactives, their biogenesis, distribution, extraction/purification, and metabolism Contains the latest advances in botanic biology, analytical chemistry and food technology Explores potential applications including food additives, digestion and health, chemoprevention and biotherapy

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Food Book

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Food


  • Author : Jose Perez-Castineira
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-09-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 587
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110593167

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Chemistry and Biochemistry of Food Excerpt :

This book provides an excellent platform for understanding the chemical processes involved in food transformation. Starting with the examination of major food components, such as water, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and minerals, the author further introduces the biochemistry of digestion and energy metabolism of food ingredients. The last section of the book is devoted to modern food technologies and their future perspectives.

Cereal Grain based Functional Foods Book

Cereal Grain based Functional Foods


  • Author : Trust Beta
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788015325

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Cereal Grain based Functional Foods Excerpt :

Globally, cereal grains are a staple part of the diet providing primarily carbohydrates and other phytochemical components. Detailed coverage of the composition and functionality of the bulk carbohydrate components, specifically starch, beta-glucans, and arabinoxylans, and the trace phytochemical components, i.e. phenolic compounds such as phenolic acids, anthocyanins, deoxyanthocyanins, and proanthocyanidins in cereal grains and grain products is provided. Considerable attention is paid to the interactions between carbohydrate and non-carbohydrate components in grains including starch–protein and starch–lipid interactions and their effects on starch digestibility. The phenolic constituents bound to grain dietary fiber also receive detailed consideration and the final chapter presents a review that discusses whole grain–gut microbiota interactions identifying new areas of research that may contribute to a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms linked to human health. This book provides researchers, clinicians and students with a comprehensive compendium on aspects of whole grain components and brings the literature up to date.

Carbohydrates in Food Book

Carbohydrates in Food


  • Author : Ann-Charlotte Eliasson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315355511

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Carbohydrates in Food Excerpt :

Carbohydrates in Food, Third Edition provides thorough and authoritative coverage of the chemical analysis, structure, functional properties, analytical methods, and nutritional relevance of monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides used in food. Carbohydrates have become a hot topic in the debate about what to eat. This new edition includes increased treatment of resistant starch, dietary fiber, and starch digestion, especially in relation to different diets, suggesting that carbohydrate consumption should be reduced. New to the Third Edition: Explains how models for starch molecules have been improved recently leading to clearer understanding Discusses the growing interest in new sources of carbohydrates, such as chitosan and fructans, because of their function as prebiotics Features the latest developments on research into dietary fiber and starch digestion Carbohydrates in Food, Third Edition combines the latest data on the analytical, physicochemical, and nutritional properties of carbohydrates, offering a comprehensive and accessible single source of information. It evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of using various analytical methods, presents discussion of relevant physicochemical topics that relate to the use of carbohydrates in food that allow familiarity with important functional aspects of carbohydrates; and includes information on relevant nutritional topics in relation to the use of carbohydrates in food.

Technology of Functional Cereal Products Book

Technology of Functional Cereal Products


  • Author : B R Hamaker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-11-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693886

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Technology of Functional Cereal Products Excerpt :

Cereal grains and their fractions contain many health-protecting compounds such as phytochemicals, vitamins and indigestible carbohydrates, but the texture and taste of functional cereal products can be less than ideal. This important collection reviews technologies for producing a wide range of cereal products with different health-promoting properties and more acceptable sensory quality. The first part of the book discusses the health effects of cereals, with chapters on topics such as whole grain foods, cereal micronutrients and resistant starch. Consumer perception of health-promoting cereal products and regulatory and labelling issues are also described. The second part focuses on technologies to improve the quality of functional cereal products, reviewing issues such as grain improvement, novel cereal-derived ingredients and formulation of low GI products. Chapters dedicated to a wide range of product types are also included, covering cereal foods made from oats, rye, barley and speciality grains and breads fortified with vitamins and minerals, soy and omega-3 lipids among others. Technology of functional cereal products is an essential reference for all those involved in research and development of health-promoting cereal-based foods. Reviews technologies for producing a wide range of cereal products Discusses the health effect of cereals, including whole grain foods and cereal micronutrients Describes consumer perception of health promoting cereal products

Improving Cereal Productivity through Climate Smart Practices Book

Improving Cereal Productivity through Climate Smart Practices


  • Author : Sindhu sareen
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226308

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Improving Cereal Productivity through Climate Smart Practices Excerpt :

Improving Cereal Productivity through Climate Smart Practices is based on the presentations of the 4th International Group Meeting on "Wheat productivity enhancement through climate smart practices," and moves beyond the presentations to provide additional depth and breadth on this important topic. Focused specifically on wheat, and with chapters contributed by globally renowned pioneers in the field of cereal science, the book helps readers understand climate change and its effects on different aspects of wheat production in different parts of the world. This book will be important for those in research and industry seeking to contribute to the effective feeding of the world’s population. Encompasses the possible impact of climate change and future strategies to enhance wheat production on a sustainable basis Explores the genetic manipulation of wheat to mitigate the effects of climate change Includes both biotic and abiotic stresses and their management under changing climate

Consumer Driven Cereal Innovation Book

Consumer Driven Cereal Innovation


  • Author : Peter Weegels
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128104576

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Consumer Driven Cereal Innovation: Where Science Meets Industry includes a collection of papers from oral and poster presentations, along with all the abstracts from the first Spring Meeting organized by Cereals&Europe, the European section of AACC International. These proceedings discuss the major innovation challenges the cereal industry is facing to meet consumers’ demands and expectations. Consumers’ needs are perhaps best summarized as foods that are safe, healthy, and tasty. This book helps answer important questions regarding these essential needs. With respect to safety, the cereal industry can already boast of an excellent reputation and a long tradition of safeguarding cereals and their products. But how can one define “healthy ? How does one distinguish between reality and fiction? If the best ways to add health benefits to cereal products are to be determined, the consumer’s palate needs first to be pleased. What are the most cost-effective ways to manufacture grain-based products for safety, health, and palatability? This conference addressed these important questions and this book is the result of the research and insights of many of the brightest minds in grain science today. Areas of Focus - Consumer Driven Cereal Innovation Conference Proceedings Plenary - Papers from Invited Lecturers: Consumer Attitudes Towards Healthy Cereal Products Consumer, Cereals and Health: Trends, Fads and Reality Health Benefits of Whole Grain Products Science Track: Consumer Insights and Nutritional Aspects of Innovative Cereal-based Products - Nutritional and Sensory Quality - Physiology Cereals: Source of High Quality Nutrients - Regulation and Functional Nutrients - Methodology Technology Track: Better processes for Better Nutrition Bioactive Ingredients Product Quality - Product Texture and Quality - Shelf Life - Toxicology

Valorization of Agro Industrial Byproducts Book

Valorization of Agro Industrial Byproducts


  • Author : Anil Kumar Anal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-09-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000632125

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Valorization of Agro Industrial Byproducts Excerpt :

This book covers sustainable approaches for industrial transformation pertaining to valorization of agro-industrial byproducts. Divided into four sections, it starts with information about the agro/food industry and its byproducts, including their characterization, followed by different green technologies (principle, process strategies and extraction of bioactive compounds) applied for the management of agro industry byproducts. It further explains biotechnological interventions involved in the value addition of these byproducts. Various regulatory and environmental concerns related to by-product management along with biorefinery concept and future strategies are provided as well. Features: Provides extensive coverage of agro-industrial by products and their environmental impact. Details production of value-added products from agro-industrial waste. Describes environmental legislations and future strategies. Presents multidisciplinary approaches from fundamental to applied and addresses the biorefinery and circular economy. Includes innovative approaches and future strategies for management of agro-industrial waste. This book is aimed at researchers, graduate students and professionals in food science/food engineering, bioprocessing/biofuels/bioproducts/biochemicals and agriculture, bioeconomy, food waste processing, post-harvest processing, and waste management.

Cereal Based Foodstuffs  The Backbone of Mediterranean Cuisine Book

Cereal Based Foodstuffs The Backbone of Mediterranean Cuisine


  • Author : Fatma Boukid
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030692285

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Cereal Based Foodstuffs The Backbone of Mediterranean Cuisine Excerpt :

Cereal-Based Foodstuffs: The Backbone of the Mediterranean provides an overview of cereal-based products in the Mediterranean region, illustrating the spectrum of products from past to present and their various processing methods. The text explores new and understudied market trends in cereal-based products, such as cereal-pulse blends, pulse pastas, and flat breads. Chapters cover products originating in North Africa, such as bulgur and couscous, which are consumed worldwide but underrepresented in the scientific literature. Contributing authors also offer a legislative perspective on issues of food safety, the European Food Safety Association’s definition of “novel foods,” and the position of traditional foods in the Mediterranean food industry. This wide-ranging text thus serves members of both the scientific and industrial community seeking better coverage of global cereal product trends.