Nutraceuticals: Nanotechnology In The Agri-food Industry Volume 4 by Alexandru GrumezescuNutraceuticals: Nanotechnology In The Agri-food Industry Volume 4 by Alexandru Grumezescu

Nutraceuticals: Nanotechnology In The Agri-food Industry Volume 4

byAlexandru Grumezescu

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Nutraceuticals, the fourth volume in theNanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industryseries, is an invaluable resource for anyone in the food industry who needs the most current information about scientific advances in this field. Nutraceuticals are gaining significant attention because of their apparent safety, as well as their nutritional and therapeutic uses.

Scientific indications have reinforced dietary interposition as an effective implement for a healthy lifestyle. Bioactive components have been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hypocholesterolemic, hypoglycemic, anti-mutagenic, and anti-carcinogenic roles in the living system. Research professionals, professors, and students will all find this book useful.



  • Includes the most up-to-date research on nanotechniques and the applications most useful in the food industry
  • Presents various natural and synthetic polymer-based nanoparticulate systems and their conjugates to the food industry including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and other biopolymers for applications
  • Provides uses of nanoparticle uptake in ingredients as well as the potential side effects of nanoparticle carriers
  • Covers potential benefits and methods of risk assessment for food safety

About The Author

Dr. Alexandru Mihai 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 ...
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Title:Nutraceuticals: Nanotechnology In The Agri-food Industry Volume 4Format:HardcoverDimensions:890 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 13, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128043059

ISBN - 13:9780128043059

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CHAPTER 1. Scope of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals CHAPTER 2. Functional Nutraceuticals: Present, Past and Future CHAPTER 3. Nutraceuticals : A Proactive Approach for Healthcare CHAPTER 4. Potential of Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals Delivery for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer CHAPTER 5. Adulteration and Safety Issues in Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements: Innocent or Risky? CHAPTER 6. Regulatory Perspectives on Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals CHAPTER 7. Elucidating the Therapeutic Potential of Encapsulated Nutraceuticals CHAPTER 8. Advanced Nano-Carriers for Nutraceuticals Based on Lipid and Non-Lipid Components CHAPTER 9. Encapsulation of Nutraceuticals in Novel Delivery Systems CHAPTER 10. Novel Paradigm of Design and Delivery of Nutraceuticals with Nanoscience and Technology CHAPTER 11. Nutraceutical Aspects of Beta-glucan with Application in Food Products CHAPTER 12. Nanotechnological Approach to Improve the Bioavailability of Natural Dietary Compounds with Chemopreventive and Anticancer Properties CHAPTER 13. Improving Therapeutic Efficacy of Nutraceuticals by Nanoemulsification CHAPTER 14. Bioavailability and Delivery of Nutraceuticals by Nanoparticles CHAPTER 15. Nano-Delivery System for Nutraceutical Applications CHAPTER 16. Microencapsulation of Probiotic Cells: Applications in Nutraceutic and Food Industry CHAPTER 17. New Trends in Food Science: The Use of Nutraceuticals as an Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutic Tool in Exercise CHAPTER 18. Functional Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals, Milk Proteins As Nutraceuticals CHAPTER 19. Strategic Design of Delivery Systems for Nutraceuticals CHAPTER 20. Nutraceuticals Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles for Chemoprevention and Cancer Fatigue