Seaweed Sustainability: Food And Non-food Applications by Brijesh K. Tiwari

Seaweed Sustainability: Food And Non-food Applications

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Seaweed Sustainability: Food and Non-Food Applicationsis the only evidence-based resource that offers an abundance of information on the applications of seaweed as a solution to meet an increasing global demand for sustainable food source.

The book uncovers seaweed potential and describes the various sources of seaweed, the role of seaweeds as a sustainable source for human food and animal feeds, and the role of seaweed farming for sustainability. In addition to harvesting and processing information, the book discusses the benefits of seaweed in human nutrition and its nutraceutical properties.



  • Offers different perspectives by presenting examples of commercial utilization of wild-harvested or cultivated algae, marine and freshwater seaweeds
  • Discusses seasonal and cultivar variations in seaweeds for a better understanding of their implications in commercial applications
  • Includes a wide range of micro and macro algae for food and feed production and provides perspectives on seaweed as a potential energy source

About The Author

Brijesh Kumar Tiwari, M.Sc., Ph.D., FIFST, FRSC, is currently a Principal Research Officer at Teagasc - the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority. His primary research interests relate to the investigation of green and sustainable solutions to food industry challenges. He is a fellow of Institute of Food Science & Technology...
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Title:Seaweed Sustainability: Food And Non-food ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 14, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124186971

ISBN - 13:9780124186972

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Seaweed Sustainability--Food and Nonfood Applications
CHAPTER 2 World Seaweed Utilization
CHAPTER 3 Farming of Seaweeds
CHAPTER 4 Processing of Seaweeds
CHAPTER 5 Chemical Composition of Seaweeds
CHAPTER 6 Seaweed Proteins, Peptides, and Amino Acids
CHAPTER 7 Seaweed Carbohydrates
CHAPTER 8 Seaweed Minor Constituents
CHAPTER 9 Extraction of Biomolecules from Seaweeds
CHAPTER 10 Analytical Techniques for Bioactives from Seaweed
CHAPTER 11 Seaweed and Food Security
CHAPTER 12 Identification and Selection of Algae for Food, Feed, and Fuel Applications
CHAPTER 13 Seaweeds: A Sustainable Food Source
CHAPTER 14 Seaweeds: A Nutraceutical and Health Food
CHAPTER 15 Seaweeds: A Sustainable Feed Source for Livestock and Aquaculture
CHAPTER 16 Seaweeds: A Sustainable Fuel Source