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Nutrition & food science

Nutrition & food science

Access to a healthy diet that includes high quality food sources is fundamental for maintaining and improving health. Nutrition and food issues such as obesity, food safety and food security have become increasingly topical worldwide as countries adapt to the globalisation of trade and spread of Western culture.

CABI’s resources including, Nutrition and Food Sciences internet resource, continue to develop and provide researchers, students, and professionals with information and research on topics across the food supply chain including food safety, quality and composition; processing, preservation and storage; nutrition and disease; public health; nutritional physiology and biochemistry; and food policy and economics.

Phytochemicals of Nutraceutical Importance

Nutraceuticals are bioactive phytochemicals that protect or promote health and occur at the intersection of food and pharmaceutical industries. This book covers a wide spectrum of human health and diseases, including the role of phytonutrients in the...

Home Parenteral Nutrition

Home parenteral nutrition (HPN) is the intravenous administration of nutrients carried out in the patient's home. This book analyses current practices in HPN, with a view to inform best practice, covering epidemiology of HPN in regions including the ...

Tropical Tuber Starches: Structural and Functional Characteristics

This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge relating to the morphological, structural, and functional characteristics of tuber starches, particularly in relation to their applications in food and industry. In recent years there has been...