Alternative and Replacement Foods, Vol 17. Handbook of Food Bioengineering

  • ID: 4398550
  • Book
  • 494 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Alternative and Replacement Foods, Volume 17, a volume in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, presents the most up-to-date research on synthetic and replacement food components for scientists and researchers. The book helps them understand the significant impact of these foods on the length and quality of life of consumers. It presents a solid resource that brings together multidisciplinary research and its relationship to various disciplines. Readers will find a broad range of potential outcomes discussed, such as food safety, human and animal health benefits, and the development of new and novel foods through the bio-fortification of nutrients in foods.

  • Discusses how specialty food products improve diet and heath
  • Summarizes advances in dietary supplements, probiotics and nutraceuticals
  • Includes research advances on snacks, vegan diets, gluten-free foods and more
  • Provides identification and research studies on anti-obesity foods
  • Presents information on alternative protein sources
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1. A New Approach: Replacement and Alternative Foods for Food Industry
2. Home Meal Replacement Regimen for Various Age Groups
3. Concerns over dietary supplements, their quality, use and general safety
4. Relevant aspects in the development of extruded high-protein snacks: An alternative to reduce global undernourishment
5. Natural antioxidants and food applications: healthy perspectives
6. The latest boom on food market goes back to ancient times: Vegan nutrition in sports and exercise
the healthy athlete
7. Trends and possibilities of the use of probiotics in food production
8. Nutraceuticals in alternative and underutilized fruits as functional food ingredients: ancient species for new health needs
9. Designer and functional food lipids in dietary regimes: Current trends and future prospects
10. Single-Cell Protein as a Source of Biologically Active Ingredients for the Formulation of Anti-Obesity Foods
11. Annatto carotenoids as additives replacers in meat products
12. Gluten-free bakery products
13. Potential of novel bioactive peptides as functional food ingredients in preventing cardiovascular disease
14. Methods to improve the quality of plant and animal by-products used as alternative protein sources to fish meal in aquafeeds
15. Alternative Proteins and Pseudocereals in the Development of Gluten-Free Pasta
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Grumezescu, Alexandru Mihai
Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biomaterials, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 6 co-authored books and 11 edited books.
Holban, Alina Maria
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; Department of Science and Engineering of Oxidic Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Qualifications and Experience: Assistant Professor - General Microbiology, Medical microbiology, Immunology, Immunopathology

Book Editor: Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting (Elsevier) - in press - 2016

Assistant Editor - Letters in Applied NanoBioScience (

Guest Editor - Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Bentham Science - Impact Factor 2014 = 2.511)

The contribution of Dr Holban on her research field is supported by the publication of 48 papers in peer-reviewed journals (35 in ? Web of Science / ISI indexed journals indexed journals), 34 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 24 were presented in International scientific meetings), 1 book, 5 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 30 of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields, focusing on their antimicrobial effect.

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