The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides users with a solid bridge of current and accurate information spanning food production and processing, from distribution and consumption to health effects. The Encyclopedia comprises five volumes, each containing comprehensive, thorough coverage, and a writing style that is succinct and straightforward. Users will find this to be a meticulously organized resource of the best available summary and conclusions on each topic. Written from a truly international perspective, and covering of all areas of food science and health in over 550 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter, this updated encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for both research and educational needs.
- Identifies the essential nutrients and how to avoid their deficiencies
- Explores the use of diet to reduce disease risk and optimize health
- Compiles methods for detection and quantitation of food constituents, food additives and nutrients, and contaminants
- Contains coverage of all areas of food science and health in nearly 700 articles, with extensive cross-referencing and further reading at the end of each chapter
Topics include: Alcohol Antioxidants Body Composition Bread Cadmium Carbohydrates Cellulose Cheeses Chilled Storage Cholesterol Coffee Colors Computer Application Contamination Dairy Products Diabetes Drying Eating Habits Emulsifiers Enzymes Essential Oils Ethnic Foods Exercise Fat Substitutes Fatty Acids Fermented Foods Fish Flavor Compounds Food Additives Food Poisoning Food Labeling Food Production Food Safety Freezing Fruits Functional Foods Genetically Modified Foods Herbs Insect Pests Legislation Listeria Low-fat Foods Malnutrition Malt Meat Microscopy Milk Obesity Packaging Parasites Pasteurization Poultry Preservatives Protein Rice Sensory Evaluation Shellfish Soy Spoilage Starch Sugar Vegetable Oils Vegetarian Diets Vitamins Water Whey Wines Yoghurt . . .and more!