Unconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources Book

Unconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources


  • Author : Abdalbasit Adam Mariod Alnadif
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128134337

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Unconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources Excerpt :

Unconventional Oilseeds and New Oil Sources: Chemistry and Analysis is presented in three parts, with each section dedicated to different types of oil sources. Part One deals with plants (vegetable, herbs, shrubs), such as Hibiscus, Mexican Poppy, Cucumber, Squashes, Sesame, etc. Part Two presents unconventional oils found in trees (like Balanites aegyptiaca, Annona squamosal and Catunaregam nilotica), and Part Three deals with new oils found in insects, as in the water melon bug and sorghum bug. This book will be of interest to researchers in oilseed production, research and development personnel, food scientists, plant breeders, product development personnel, and government agency personnel involved in the production, transportation, distribution, and processing of oilseeds. Compiles information on unconventional oilseeds and new sources of oil found worldwide, including those from plants (vegetables, herbs, shrubs), trees, and insects Presents the physico-chemical properties of the seed oils, in addition to their mineral compositions and chemical analyses Thoroughly explores the chemistry of new oils, their composition, bioactive compounds, such as fatty acids, tocopherols, and sterols Introduces the composition of new oil sources, their content of minor and bioactive components, and the most used official methods for analysis

Multiple Biological Activities of Unconventional Seed Oils Book

Multiple Biological Activities of Unconventional Seed Oils


  • Author : Abdalbasit Adam Mariod
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-01-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323903264

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Multiple Biological Activities of Unconventional Seed Oils Excerpt :

Multiple Biological Activities of Unconventional Seed Oils brings detailed knowledge concerning the biological properties of oils (antioxidant, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antitumor, anti-inflammatory, etc.), the content of individual substances with health-promoting properties, methods for biological properties assay, the influence of raw material quality and technological processes on the quality of oils, and possible raw materials and oil contaminants with adverse health effects. The book's chapters also highlight the unique properties of new oils, along with their biological activities. Less than a decade ago, the vegetable oils on grocery store shelves were derived from conventional oil seeds e.g., cotton, groundnut, sesame, corn sunflower and soybean. However, as consumers began to understand how fat intake affects overall health, researchers, plant growers and food manufacturers started to produce oils from unconventional sources. This book highlights what we've learned in the process. Explores unconventional oils, their different sources, and where they grow worldwide Explains the medicinal uses of unconventional oils Details the biological activities, antioxidant and physico-chemical composition of unconventional oils

Oil and Oilseed Processing Book

Oil and Oilseed Processing


  • Author : Tomás Lafarga
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119575276

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Oil and Oilseed Processing Excerpt :

The latest information available on oil and oilseed processing Oil and Oilseed Processing offers a comprehensive text that explores both the conventional and novel “green” extraction methods used to extract oils from seeds. The authors—noted experts on the topic—examine the positive aspects of operations in processing oil and oilseeds and present new processing concepts, principles, effects on quality, as well as the stability characteristics, limitations, and challenges. Due to the economic implications associated with the overproduction of seed oils, the book includes pertinent information on vegetable and animal-derived oils for industrial applications. The authors also explore recent applications and future perspectives for vegetable and animal oils use in the food and non-food industry. Safety concerns regarding oil and oilseed processing and waste valorisation are also covered in-depth. This important guide: Explores the traditional and new extraction methods used to extract oils from seeds Contains the most up-to-date insight into oil and oilseed processing Focuses on the areas of oil processing, safety, quality, and nutritional evaluation Written for food scientists and professional food technologists, Oil and Oilseed Processing is the only book on the market that contains the most recent information on all aspects of oil and oilseed processing.

Future Foods Book

Future Foods


  • Author : Rajeev Bhat
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 786
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323910026

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Future Foods Excerpt :

Future Foods: Global Trends, Opportunities, and Sustainability Challenges highlights trends and sustainability challenges along the entire agri-food supply chain. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book addresses innovations, technological developments, state-of-the-art based research, value chain analysis, and a summary of future sustainability challenges. The book is written for food scientists, researchers, engineers, producers, and policy makers and will be a welcomed reference. Provides practical solutions for overcoming recurring sustainability challenges along the entire agri-food supply chain Highlights potential industrial opportunities and supports circular economy concepts Proposes novel concepts to address various sustainability challenges that can affect and have an impact on the future generations

African Edible Insects As Alternative Source of Food  Oil  Protein and Bioactive Components Book

African Edible Insects As Alternative Source of Food Oil Protein and Bioactive Components


  • Author : Abdalbasit Adam Mariod
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030329525

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African Edible Insects As Alternative Source of Food Oil Protein and Bioactive Components Excerpt :

The harvesting, processing and consumption of edible insects is one of the main keys to the sustainability of food chains on the African continent. Insects are the largest and most successful group of animals on the planet and it is estimated that they comprise 80% of all animals. This makes edible insects extremely important to the future survival of large populations across Africa and the world. Insects offer a complete animal protein that includes all 9 essential amino acids and are very competitive with other protein sources. They are also a good source of beneficial unsaturated fats, and many insects have a perfect Omega 3:6 balance. African Edible Insects As Alternative Source of Food, Oil, Protein and Bioactive Components comprehensively outlines the importance of edible insects as food and animal feed and the processing of insects in Africa. The text also highlights indigenous knowledge of edible insects and shows the composition and nutritional value of these insects, plus presents reviews of current research and developments in this rapidly expanding field. All of the main types of edible insects are covered, including their nutritional value, chemical makeup, and harvesting and processing details. The various preparation technologies are covered for each insect, as are their individual sensory qualities and safety aspects. A key aspect of this work is its focus on the role of insects in edible oils and gelatins. Individual chapters focus on entomophagy in Africa and the various key aspects of the continent's growing edible insect consumption market. As it becomes increasingly clear that the consumption of insects will play a major role in the sustainability of food chains in Africa, this work can be used as a comprehensive and up-to-date singular source for researchers looking for a complete overview on this crucial topic.

Cold Pressed Oils Book
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Cold Pressed Oils


  • Author : Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 774
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128181898

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Cold Pressed Oils Excerpt :

Cold Pressed Oils: Green Technology, Bioactive Compounds, Functionality, and Applications creates a multidisciplinary forum of discussion on recent advances in chemistry and the functionality of bioactive phytochemicals in lipids found in cold pressed oils. Chapters explore different cold pressed oil, focusing on cold press extraction and processing, composition, physicochemical characteristics, organoleptic attributes, nutritional quality, oxidative stability, food applications, and functional and health-promoting traits. Edited by a team of experts, the book brings a diversity of developments in food science to scientists, chemists, nutritionists, and students in nutrition, lipids chemistry and technology, agricultural science, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, nutraceuticals and many other fields. Thoroughly explores novel and functional applications of cold pressed oils Shows the difference between bioactive compounds in cold pressed oils and oils extracted with other traditional methods Elucidates the stability of cold pressed oils in comparison with oils extracted using other traditional methods

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research Book

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123947819

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research Excerpt :

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition and are intended to provide those in academia and industry with the latest information on emerging research in these constantly evolving sciences. The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948

Biodiesel Fuels Based on Edible and Nonedible Feedstocks  Wastes  and Algae Book

Biodiesel Fuels Based on Edible and Nonedible Feedstocks Wastes and Algae


  • Author : Ozcan Konur
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000348569

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Biodiesel Fuels Based on Edible and Nonedible Feedstocks Wastes and Algae Excerpt :

This second volume of the Handbook of Biodiesel and Petrodiesel Fuels presents a representative sample of the population papers in the field of feedstock-specific biodiesel fuels. The research on feedstocks for biodiesel fuels has first focused on the edible oils as first-generation biodiesel fuels. However, the public concerns about the competition with foods based on these feedstocks and adverse impact on the ecological diversity and deforestation have resulted in the exploration of nonedible-oil-based biodiesel fuels as second-generation biodiesel fuels in the first instance. Due to the ecological and cost benefits of treating wastes, waste oil-based biodiesel fuels as third-generation biodiesel fuels have emerged. Furthermore, following a series of influential review papers, the research has focused on the algal oil-based biodiesel fuels in recent years. Since the cost of feedstocks in general constitutes 85% of the total biodiesel production costs, the research focused more on improving biomass and lipid productivity in these research fields. Furthermore, since water, CO2, and nutrients (primarily N and P) have been major ingredients for the algal biomass and lipid production, the research has also intensified in the use of wastewaters and flue gases for algal biomass production to reduce the ecological burdens and the production costs. Part 1 presents a representative sample of the population papers in the field of edible oil-based biodiesel fuels covering major research fronts. It covers soybean oil-based biodiesel fuels, palm oil-based biodiesel fuels, and rapeseed oil-based biodiesel fuels as case studies besides an overview paper. Part 2 presents a representative sample of the population papers in the field of nonedible oil-based biodiesel fuels covering major research fronts. It covers Jatropha oil-based biodiesel fuels, polanga oil-based biodiesel fuels, and moringa oil-based biodiesel fuels as case studies besides an overview paper. Part 3 presents a re

Phytochemicals in Vegetables  A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds Book

Phytochemicals in Vegetables A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds


  • Author : Spyridon A. Petropoulos
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681087399

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Phytochemicals in Vegetables A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds Excerpt :

Phytochemical compounds are secondary metabolites that plants usually synthesize for their own protection from pests and diseases. Phytochemical biosynthesis is also triggered under specific environmental conditions. They cannot be classified as essential nutrients since they are not required at specific amounts for life sustenance. Phytochemicals in Vegetables: A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds presents information about the phytochemical (common and scarce) content of several cultivated vegetables, as well as their health and therapeutic effects based on in vitro, in vivo, animal and clinical studies. Chapters also cover recent research findings about their mode of action, bioavailabity, interactions with other biological matrices and pharmacokinetics. Moreover, the book gives special attention to the factors that may alter and modulate bioactive compound content, including both cultivation practices and post-harvest treatments that aim towards the production of high quality and healthy foods. Researchers, public health workers, consumers and members of the food industry will find this book to be a useful reference on the variety of phytochemicals present in vegetables.

Wild Fruits  Composition  Nutritional Value and Products Book

Wild Fruits Composition Nutritional Value and Products


  • Author : Abdalbasit Adam Mariod
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 577
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030318857

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Wild Fruits Composition Nutritional Value and Products Excerpt :

Wild fruits play an important role in mitigating hunger in the developing world. As a sustainable and natural food source in rural areas, these fruits have a strong effect on regional food security and poverty alleviation. This makes the utilization of wild foods incredibly important for native populations both in terms of food security and economics. There are many traditional methods for wild fruit harvesting, indigenous tree and plant domestication and cultivation passed down through generations that are sustainable and economically viable, ultimately contributing to a better quality of life for large sections of the developing world. To date there has not been a reference work focusing on the full scope of wild fruits from their growth and chemical makeup to their harvest, distribution, health effects and beyond. Wild Fruits: Composition, Nutritional Value and Products adequately fills this gap, expansively covering the utilization of multi-purpose wild fruits in regions worldwide. Effects on quality of life, food security, economics and health are extensively covered. Over 31 wild fruit species are examined, with individual chapters focusing on each species' phytochemical constituents, bioactive compounds, traditional and medicinal uses and chemical composition. Harvest, post-harvest and consumption methods are covered for each, as are their overall effect on the food security and economics of their native regions. This book is essential for researchers in search of a comprehensive singular source for the chemical makeups and cultivation of indigenous wild fruits and their many benefits to their native regions.

Aqueous Phase Adsorption Book

Aqueous Phase Adsorption


  • Author : Jayant K Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351272506

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Aqueous Phase Adsorption Excerpt :

This book covers theoretical aspects of adsorption, followed by an introduction to molecular simulations and other numerical techniques that have become extremely useful as an engineering tool in recent times to understand the interplay of different mechanistic steps of adsorption. Further, the book provides brief experimental methodologies to use, test, and evaluate different types of adsorbents for water pollutants. Through different chapters contributed by accomplished researchers working in the broad area of adsorption, this book provides the necessary fundamental background required for an academician, industrial scientist or engineer to initiate studies in this area. Key Features Explores fundamentals of adsorption-based separation Provides physical insight into aqueous phase adsorption Includes theory, molecular and mesoscopic level simulation techniques and experiments Describes molecular simulations and lattice-Boltzmann method based models for aqueous phase adsorption Presents state-of-art experimental works particularly addressing removal of "emerging pollutants" from aqueous phase

Roselle  Hibiscus sabdariffa  Book

Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa


  • Author : Abdalbasit Adam Mariod
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226933

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Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa Excerpt :

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Chemistry, Production, Products, and Utilization assesses the Hibiscus sabdariffa plant for food and nonfood uses, as well as for its use as fixed or essential oils. The chapters explore Hibiscus sabdariffa breeding, production, composition, storage, and quality related to the chemistry, nutrition, antioxidant activity, and traditional uses of its bioactive components. This book also includes coverage of medicinal, pharmacological, therapeutic, and cosmetic uses of Hibiscus sabdariffa. This book will be of interest to nutritionists, food scientists, chemists, ethnobotanists, pharmacists, academics, undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals working with medicinal plants. ? Summarizes research developments related to Hibiscus sabdariffa ? Presents the practical applications of Hibiscus sabdariffa in industries such as food, cosmetics, medicine, and flavoring ? Explains the chemistry, nutrition, and medicinal importance of Hibiscus sabdariffa and its products

Oil and Oilseed Processing Book

Oil and Oilseed Processing


  • Author : Tomás Lafarga
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119575337

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Oil and Oilseed Processing Excerpt :

The latest information available on oil and oilseed processing Oil and Oilseed Processing offers a comprehensive text that explores both the conventional and novel “green” extraction methods used to extract oils from seeds. The authors—noted experts on the topic—examine the positive aspects of operations in processing oil and oilseeds and present new processing concepts, principles, effects on quality, as well as the stability characteristics, limitations, and challenges. Due to the economic implications associated with the overproduction of seed oils, the book includes pertinent information on vegetable and animal-derived oils for industrial applications. The authors also explore recent applications and future perspectives for vegetable and animal oils use in the food and non-food industry. Safety concerns regarding oil and oilseed processing and waste valorisation are also covered in-depth. This important guide: Explores the traditional and new extraction methods used to extract oils from seeds Contains the most up-to-date insight into oil and oilseed processing Focuses on the areas of oil processing, safety, quality, and nutritional evaluation Written for food scientists and professional food technologists, Oil and Oilseed Processing is the only book on the market that contains the most recent information on all aspects of oil and oilseed processing.