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Nutrition, foods

  • Fair Foodby Nick Rose

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Australia?s food system is more than just broken?it?s killing us. The groundbreaking Fair Food: Inspiring People to Change the World tells the new story of food ? the story of how food and farming in Australia are dramatically transforming at the grassroots to match the transition of our times. This book tells the stories of innovation, from local... more...

  • The Weight of Obesityby Emily Yates-Doerr

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    A woman with hypertension refuses vegetables. A man with diabetes adds iron-fortified sugar to his coffee. As death rates from heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes in Latin America escalate, global health interventions increasingly emphasize nutrition, exercise, and weight loss?but much goes awry as ideas move from policy boardrooms and clinics into... more...

  • Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Careby Dr Anna Lavis; Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots; Ms Luci Attala; Professor Michael K Goodman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Critically reflecting on the interplays between food and care, this multidisciplinary volume asks ?why do individuals, institutions and agencies care about what other people eat?? It explores how acts of caring about food and eating shape and intervene in individual bodies as well as being enacted in and through those bodies. In so doing, the volume... more...

  • Advances in Food and Nutrition Researchby Jeya Henry

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 182.00

    Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences, bringing together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. The book contains contributions that detail scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition, providing those... more...

  • Gourmet and Health-Promoting Specialty Oilsby Robert Moreau; Afaf Kamal-Eldin

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 190.00

    The third volume in the AOCS PRESS MONOGRAPH SERIES ON OILSEEDS is a unique blend of information focusing on edible oils. These oils contain either unique flavor components that have lead to their being considered "gourmet oils," or contain unique health-promoting chemical components. Each chapter covers processing, edible and non-edible applications,... more...

  • Coffee & Chocolate Gift Boxesby Diana Crick

    Annie's 2015; US$ 5.99

    From the creators of Scor-Pal(R) scoring boards, enjoy this delicious collection of gift boxes to create and share. Fill these easy-to-make boxes with favorite coffees, chocolates or even small trinkets for the perfect gift to celebrate birthdays and holidays, or perhaps your handcrafted boxes will be a special token of thanks. A few basics supplies... more...

  • Food Policyby Janel Obenchain; Arlene Spark

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Access to safe, adequate, and nutritionally balanced food is a cornerstone of public health. Food Policy: Looking Forward from the Past examines the influences of grassroots movements, the government, and industry on the US food systems. The authors explore the intersection of food and nutrition and how policy influences this overlap. They illuminate... more...

  • Lipid Oxidationby Amy S. Logan; Uwe Nienaber; Xiangqing (Shawn) Pan

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    Lipid oxidation in food systems is one of the most important factors which affect food quality, nutrition, safety, color and consumers? acceptance. The control of lipid oxidation remains an ongoing challenge as most foods constitute very complex matrices. Lipids are mostly incorporated as emulsions, and chemical reactions occur at various interfaces... more...

  • Processing Contaminants in Edible Oilsby Shaun MacMahon

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 155.00

    This book discusses the current research on monochloropropanediol (MCPD) and glycidyl esters in edible oils. These potentially harmful contaminants are formed during the industrial processing of food oils during deodorization. The mechanisms of formation for these contaminants, as well as research identifying possible precursor molecules are reviewed.... more...

  • Microencapsulation and Microspheres for Food Applicationsby Leonard M.C. Sagis

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 200.00

    Microencapsulation and Microspheres for Food Applications is a solid reflection on the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in this highly expanding field. This reference examines the various types of microspheres and microcapsules essential to those who need to develop stable and impermeable products at high acidic conditions. It?s... more...