Encyclopedia Of Food And Health

Hardcover | November 26, 2015

byBenjamin CaballeroEditorPaul Finglas, Fidel Toldrá

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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 seven 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 nearly 700 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

Canadian Contributors:
G. Paliyath University of Guelph Guelph
R. Tsao Guelph Food Research Centre Guelph ON
E.S.M. Abdel-Aal Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaGuelph ON
J. Correa-Betanzo University of Guelph Guelph ON
M.R. L'Abbé University of Toronto Toronto ON
A.C. Matheyambath University of Guelph Guelph ON
J.W. Austin Health Canada Ottawa ON
J. Bertinato Health Canada Ottawa ON
Z. Bhutta Centre for Global Child Health Toronto ON
R. Mongeau Ottawa QC
M.G. Venkatesh Mannar Micronutrient Initiative Ottawa ON
P. Padmanabhan University of Guelph Guelph ON
A.C. Matheyambath University of Guelph Guelph ON
T.J. Schrader Health Canada Ottawa ON
S.S. Miller Agri-Food Canada Guelph ON
H.T. Elsadr (Abu Eesa) University of Guelph Guelph ON
G. Paliyath University of Guelph Guelph ON
M. Emerald Phytoceuticals International London ON
D.K. Selvaraj University of Guelph-Vineland VinelandON
J. Alan Sullivan University of Guelph Guelph ON
S. Barbut University of Guelph Guelph ON
N.A.M. Eskin University of Manitoba WinnipegMB
A.M. Duncan University of Guelph Guelph ON
G. Paliyath University of Guelph Guelph ON
G. Paliyath University of Guelph Guelph ON
R.S. Jackson Brock University St. Catharine's ON
R.S. Jackson Brock University St. Catharines ON
R.S. Jackson Brock University St. Catharine's ON
R. Mongeau Ottawa ON

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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 seven volumes, each containing comprehensive, thorough coverage, and a writing style that is succinct and str...

Professor Ben Cabellero, Professor of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and Professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, USAPaul Finglas, Head of the Food Databanks National Capability and Research Leader in Food and Health, Institute of Food Research, UKFidel Toldrá holds a P...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:4006 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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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!