Beer in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. PreedyBeer in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

Beer in Health and Disease Prevention

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Hardcover | September 15, 2008

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Beer in Health and Disease Preventionis the single comprehensive volume needed to understand beer and beer-related science. Presenting both the concerns and problems of beer consumption as well as the emerging evidence of benefit, this book offers a balanced view of today's findings and the potential of tomorrow's research.

Just as wine in moderation has been proposed to promote health, research is showing that beer - and the ingredients in beer - can have similar impact on improving health, and in some instances preventing disease. This book addresses the impact of beer and beer ingredients on cancers, cardiovascular disease, anti-oxidant benefits, and other health related concerns. It offers a holistic view from beer brewing to the isolation of beer-related compounds. It contains self-contained chapters written by subject matter experts.

This book is recommended for scientists and researchers from a variety of fields and industries from beer production to health-care professionals.

  • Winner of the 2009 Best Drinks and Health Book in the World - Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
  • The most comprehensive coverage of the broad range of topics related to the role of beer and beer ingredients in health
  • Addresses the impact of beer and beer ingredients on cancers, cardiovascular disease, anti-oxidant benefits, and other health related concerns
  • Presents a holistic view from beer brewing to the isolation of beer-related compounds
  • Appropriate for scientists and researchers from a variety of fields and industries from beer production to health-care professionals
  • Consistent organization of each chapter provides easy-access to key points and summaries
  • Self-contained chapters written by subject matter experts
Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a senior member of King's College London. He is also Director of the Genomics Centre and a member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.Professor Preedy has longstanding academic interests in substance misuse especially in relation to health and well being. He is a me...
Title:Beer in Health and Disease PreventionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1248 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:September 15, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123738911

ISBN - 13:9780123738912


Table of Contents



Foreword by Professor Jonathon Powell

Part 1: General Aspects of Beer and Constituents

(i) Beer Making, Hops and Yeast

  1. Overview of Manufacturing Beer: Ingredients, Processes and Quality Criteria
  2. Sascha Wunderlich and Werner Back

  3. NON Lager Beer
  4. Andrea Pavsler and Stefano Buiatti

  5. Lager Beer
  6. Andrea Pavsler and Stefano Buiatti

  7. Traditional and Modern Japanese Beers: Methods of Production and Composition
  8. Masato Kawasaki and Shuso Sakuma

  9. Sorghum Beer: Fabrication, Nutritional Value and Impact Upon Human Health
  10. Maoura Nanadoum and Jacques Pourquie

  11. Production of Alcohol-free Beer
  12. Luigi Montanari, Ombretta Marconi, Heidi Mayer, and Paolo Fantozzi

  13. Yeast Diversity in the Brewing Industry
  14. Linda Hellborg and Jure Piskur

  15. The Brewer's Yeast Genome: From its Origins to our Current Knowledge
  16. Sandra Rainieri

  17. Flocculation in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
  18. Eduardo V. Soares

  19. Use of Amylolytic Enzymes in Brewing
  20. N.P. Guerra, A. Torrado-Agrasar, C. López-Macías, E. Martínez-Carballo, S. García-Falcón, J. Simal-Gándara, and L.M. Pastrana-Castro

    (ii) Beer Drinking

  21. Trends of Beer Drinking in Europe
  22. Pedro Marques-Vidal

  23. Trends in Beer Drinking: Rest of the World
  24. Qiao Qiao Chen and Pedro Marques-Vidal

  25. Beer Consumption Patterns in Northern Ireland
  26. Adele Mc Kinney and Kieran Coyle

  27. Beer Consumption in Teenagers in Brazzaville (Congo)
  28. Jean Robert Mabiala Babela, Alphonse Massamba, Senga Prosper, and Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan

  29. Personality Characteristics Associated with Drinking and Beverage Preference
  30. Colin R. Martin

  31. Beer and Current Mood State
  32. Ralf Demmel and Jennifer Nicolai

  33. Female Beer Drinking and the Morning After
  34. L. Darren Kruisselbrink and René J.L. Murphy

  35. Beer Consumption During Pregnancy
  36. Brittany B. Rayburn and William F. Rayburn

  37. Beer and other Alcoholic Beverages: Implications for Dependence, Craving and Relapse
  38. Thomas Hillemacher and Stefan Bleich

    (iii) Beer Composition and Properties

  39. Beer Composition: An Overview
  40. Stefano Buiatti

  41. Identification of Taste and Aroma-Active Components of Beer
  42. Paul Hughes

  43. Hop Essential Oil: Analysis, Chemical Composition and Odor Characteristics
  44. Graham Eyres and Jean-Pierre Dufour*

  45. Ethanol Content of Beer Sold in the US: Variation Over Time, Across States and by Individual Drinks
  46. William C. Kerr

  47. Soluble Proteins of Beer
  48. Marion Didier and Bakan Bénédicte

  49. Amino Acids in Beer
  50. Marta Fontana and Stefano Buiatti

  51. Purines in Beer
  52. Tetsuya Yamamoto and Yuji Moriwaki

  53. Beer Carbohydrates
  54. Isabel M.P.L.V.O. Ferreira

  55. Dietary Fiber in Beer: Content, Composition, Colonic Fermentability and Contribution to the Diet
      1. Goñi, M.E. Díaz-Rubio, F. Saura-Calixto

  56. Beer and Arabinoxylan
  57. Glen P. Fox

  58. Histamine in Beer
  59. Susanne Diel, Maria Herwald, Hannelore Borck, and Friedhelm Diel

  60. Terpenoids in Beer
  61. J. Richard Dickinson

  62. Proanthocyanidins in Hops
  63. Hui-Jing Li and Max L. Deinzer

  64. Metals in Beer
  65. Pawel Pohl

  66. Minerals in Beer
  67. Luigi Montanari, Heidi Mayer, Ombretta Marconi, and Paolo Fantozzi

  68. Silicon in Beer: Origin and Concentration
  69. Caroline Walker, Gary Freeman, Ravin Jugdaohsingh, and Jonathan J. Powell

    (iv) Beer Stability and Spoilage

  70. The Chemistry of Ageing Beer
  71. D.P. De Schutter, D. Saison, F. Delvaux, G. Derdelinckx, F.R. Delvaux

  72. Trans-2-nonenal During Model Mashing
  73. José da Cruz Francisco and Estera Szwajcer Dey

  74. E-2-nonenal and Beta-damascenone in Beer
  75. José Rodrigues and Paulo Almeida

  76. Pathogens in Beer
  77. Garry Menz, Peter Aldred, and Frank Vriesekoop

  78. Fate of Pesticide Residues in Brewing
  79. Simón Navarro and Nuria Vela

    Part 2: General Effects on Metabolism and Body Systems

    (i) General Metabolism and Organ Systems

  80. Ethanol in Beer: Production, Absorption and Metabolism
  81. Rajkumar Rajendram and Victor R. Preedy

  82. What Contribution is Beer to the Intake of Antioxidants in Diet?
  83. Fulgencio Saura-Calixto, José Serrano, and Jara Pérez-Jiménez

  84. Antioxidant Activity of Beer's Maillard Reaction Products: Features and Health Aspects
  85. Franco Tubaro

  86. Beer Affects Oxidative Stress Due to Ethanol: A Preclinical and Clinical Study
  87. Giovanni Addolorato, Lorenzo Leggio, Anna Ferrulli, Giovanni Gasbarrini, Antonio Gasbarrini, and Alcohol Related Diseases Study Group

  88. Antioxidant Capacity of Hops
  89. C. Proestos and M. Komaitis

  90. The Antioxidant Capacities of Beers: Relationship between Assays of Antioxidant Capacity, Colour and other Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  91. Justin A. Fegredo, Rachel Meynell, Alan K.H. Lai, Max C.Y. Wong, Colin R. Martin, Helen Wiseman, Victor R. Preedy

  92. Biological Properties of Beer and its Components Compared to Wine
  93. Giuseppe Iacomino, Idolo Tedesco, and Gian Luigi Russo

  94. The Absorption and Metabolism of Phenolic Acids from Beer in Man
  95. Mirella Nardini, Fausta Natella, Andrea Ghiselli, and Cristina Scaccini

  96. Caloric Compensation in Response to Beer Consumption
  97. Neil E. Rowland

  98. Beer and Adiposity
  99. S. Goya Wannamethee

  100. The Relationship between Exercise and Beer Ingestion in Regards to Metabolism
  101. Tetsuya Yamamoto and Yuji Moriwaki

  102. Estrogenicity of Beer: The Role of Intestinal Bacteria in the Activation of Beer Flavonoid
  103. Sam Possemiers, Willy Verstraete, and Tom Van de Wiele

  104. Effects of Beer Ingestion on Body Purine Bases
  105. Yuji Moriwaki and Tetsuya Yamamoto

  106. Neuropharmaological Activity of Humulus Lupulus L
  107. Paola Zanoli and Manuela Zavatti

  108. Beer: Effects on Saliva Secretion and Composition
  109. H.S. Brand, M.L. Bruins, E.C.I. Veerman, and A.V. Nieuw Amerongen

  110. Beer and Coeliac Disease
  111. Glen P. Fox

  112. The Effect of Beer and other Alcoholic Beverages on the Esophagus with Special Reference to Gastroesophageal Reflux
  113. H. Seidl and C. Pehl

  114. Effects of Beer on the Gastric Mucosa as Determined by Endoscopy
  115. Andreas Franke and Manfred V. Singer

  116. The Effect of Beer and its Non-alcoholic Ingredients on Secretory and Motoric Function of the Stomach
  117. Andreas Franke and Manfred V. Singer

  118. The Effect of Beer and its Non-alcoholic Constituents on the Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas as well as on Gastrointestinal Hormones
  119. Peter Feick, Andreas Gerloff, and Manfred V. Singer

  120. Beer and the Liver
  121. Rajaventhan SriRajaskanthan and Victor R. Preedy

    (ii) Cardiovascular and Cancer

  122. Beer Consumption and Homocysteine
  123. D.A. De Luis and R. Aller

  124. Alcohol, Beer and Ischemic Stroke
  125. Kenneth Mukamal

  126. Beer: Is it Alcohol, Antioxidants, or both? Animal Models of Atherosclerosis
  127. Joe A. Vinson

  128. Beer Inhibition of Heterocyclic Amines-induced Carcinogenesis
  129. Hajime Nozawa and Keiji Kondo

  130. Maize Beer and Carcinogenesis
  131. Zodwa Dlamini, Zukile Mbita, and Lindiwe Skhosana

  132. The Relationship between Beer Consumption and Lung Cancer
  133. Douglas E. Paull and Alex G. Little

  134. Phenolic Beer Compounds to Prevent Cancer
  135. Clarissa Gerhäuser

  136. Beer Inhibition of Azoxymethane-induced Colonic Carcinogenesis
  137. Hajime Nozawa and Keiji Kondo

    Part 3: Specific Effects of Selective Beer Related Components

    (i) General Metabolism and Organ Systems

  138. Biological Activities of Humulone
  139. Hiroyasu Tobe

  140. Desmethylxanthohumol from Hops, Chemistry and Biological Effects
  141. Reinhard A. Diller, Herbert M. Riepl, Oliver Rose, Corazon Frias, Günter Henze, and Aram Prokop

  142. Reproductive and Estrogenic Effects of 8-prenylnaringenin in Hops
  143. Stuart R. Milligan

  144. Regulation of Gene Expression by Hop-derived 8-prenylnaringenin
  145. Oliver Zierau and Günter Vollmer

  146. Hop-derived Phytoestrogens Alter Osteoblastic Phenotype and Gene Expression
  147. Katharina E. Effenberger and Johannes Westendorf

  148. Antimalarials from Prenylated Chalcone Derivatives of Hops
  149. Sonja Frölich, Carola Schubert, and Kristina Jenett-Siems

  150. Acylphloroglucinol Derivatives from Hops as Anti-inflammatory Agents
  151. Hans Becker, Clarissa Gerhäuser, and Gregor Bohr

  152. Hops derived Inhibitors of Nitric Oxide
  153. Hajime Nozawa, Feng Zhao, and Keiji Kondo

  154. Non-specific Hydroxyl Radical Scavenging Properties of Melanoidins from Beer
  155. Francisco J. Morales

  156. Anti-obesity Effects of Dietary Isomerized Hop Extract Containing Isohumulones Generated via Peroxisome Proliferators-activated Receptors

Hiroaki Yajima

80. Moderate Beer Consumption: Effects on Silcon Intake and Bone Health

Ravin Jugdaohsingh and Jonathan J. Powell

81. Biolabelling of Xanthohumol in Hop Cones (Humulus Lupulus L., Cannabaceae) with Stable and Radioactive Precursors for Biosynthetic and Metabolic Studies

Hans Becker, Stefanie Berwanger, and Norbert Frank

(ii) Cardiovascular and Cancer

82. Epicatechin and its Role in Protection of LDL and of Vascular Endothelium

Tankred Schewe and Helmut Sies

83. Isohumulones from Beer Modulate Blood Lipid Status

Aruto Yoshida

84. Flavonoids in Beer and their Potential Benefit on the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Chung-Yen Chen and Jeffrey B. Blumberg

85. Vasoactivity of Flavonols, Flavones and Catechins

Owen L. Woodman

86. The Anti-invasive and Proapoptotic Effect of Xanthohumol: Potential use in Cancer

Barbara Vanhoecke, Jerina Boelens, Sofie Lust, Fritz Offner, and Marc Bracke

87. Anti-cancer Property of Epicatechin Gallate in Colon Cancer Cells

Seung Joon Baek and Seong-Ho Lee

88. Use of Quercetin in Prostate Cancer Cells

Charles Y.F. Young

89. Beer and Prevention of Heterocyclic Amine-induced DNA Adducts and O6-methlyguanine

Sakae Arimoto-Kobayashi

90. Techniques for Assessing Anti-cancer Effects of Beer

Clarissa Gerhäuser

Part 4: Assay Methods and Techniques Used for Investigating Beer and Related Compounds

91. The Evaluation of Beer Ageing

María Purificación Hernández-Artiga and Dolores Bellido Milla

92. Use of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry to Fingerprint Beer

Rodrigo R. Catharino, Alexandra C.H.F. Sawaya, and Marcos N. Eberlin

93. Methods for the Characterization of Beer by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

A.M. Gil and J. Rodrigues

94. Methods for the Vibrational Spectroscopy Analysis of Beer

Salvador Garrigues and Miguel de la Guardia

95. Fluorecence Methods for the Analysis of Beer

Ewa Sikorska, Igor Khmelinskii, and Marek Sikorski

96. Capillary Electrophoresis Methods used for Beer Analysis

Antonio Segura-Carretero, Sonia Cortacero-Ramírez, and Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez

97. Manual and Robotic Methods for Measuring the Total Antioxidant Capacity of Beers

Justin A. Fegredo, Max C.Y. Wong, Helen Wiseman, and Victor R. Preedy

98. Methods for the HPLC Analysis of Phenolic Compounds and Flavonoids of Beer

Pavel Jandera

99. Methods for the Assay of Iso-alpha-acids and Reduced iso-alpha-acids in Beer

Gerd Vanhoenacker and Pat Sandra

100. Methods for Determining Biogenic Amines in Beer

Anastasia Zotou and Zacharenia Loukou

101. Beer and ESR Spin Trapping

Kevin Huvaere and Mogens L. Anderson

102. Method for Determining Ethanol in Beer

Domenica Tonelli

103. Quantification of Beer Carbohydrates by HPLC

Isabel M.P.L.V.O. Ferreira

Editorial Reviews

"There are too many excellent entries to cite them individually. Suffice it to say that the book is packed with data in readable form. Dr. Preedy deserves congratulations for undertaking and completing a monumental undertaking. It will be of interest and value to scientists in a number of disciplines and to interested nonscientists." - Arthur L. Klatsky, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY